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Lift Up the Gates Eternal

Author (refrain): Willard Francis Jabusch

Willard F. Jabusch (b. 1930) received degrees from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, Illinois, and Loyola University, Chicago. He also earned a doctorate at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (1986), and studied music at the Chicago Conservatory and the University of London. A parish priest at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Chicago from 1956 to 1961, he taught at Niles College of Loyola University from 1963 to 1966 and at the Mundelein Seminary from 1968 to 1990. Since 1990 Jabusch has been director of Calvert House, the Roman Catholic student center at the University of Chicago. His theological publications include The Person in the Pulpit (1980), Walk Where Jesus Walked (1986), and The Spoken Christ (1990). He has wri… Go to person page >

Author: Arlo D. Duba

Arlo Duba (b. 1929) was an administrator at Princeton Seminary and is professor of worship (emeritus) and former dean at the University of Dubuque (Iowa) Theological School. Sing! A New Creation, 2002 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See, all the earth is God's, its people and nations
Title: Lift Up the Gates Eternal
Author: Arlo D. Duba (1984)
Author (refrain): Willard Francis Jabusch (1966)
Meter: 12.12.12.12
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lift up the gates eternal, lift up your voices
Copyright: Refrain copyright 1966 by Willard F. Jabusch, University of St. Mary of the Lake, MundeleinSeminary, Mundelein, IL 60060; Text: © 1986 Arlo D. Duba. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Tune

KING OF GLORY (Israeli)

Jabusch wrote his text to correspond to PROMISED ONE, an Israeli folk tune. Probably of Hasidic origin, PROMISED ONE was associated with the folk song "Gilu Hagalilim," brought by Zionist settlers to Israel after World War I. The Fireside Book of Folk Songs (1947) contains the tune with a different…

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Timeline

Instances

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #20

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Glory to God #364

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #20

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Lift Up Your Hearts #144

Psalms for All Seasons #24E

The Presbyterian Hymnal #177

Voices United #750

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