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The Desert Shall Rejoice

The desert shall rejoice

Author: Gracia Grindal (1983)
Tune: STERLING (Patterson)
ONE LICENSE: 00079
Published in 4 hymnals

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Source: Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #93
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Author: Gracia Grindal

Gracia Grindal (b. Powers Lake, ND, 1943). Grindal was educated at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the University of Arkansas; and Luther-Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, where she has served since 1984 as a professor of pastoral theology and communications. From 1968 to 1984 she was a professor of English and poet-in-residence at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Included in her publications are Sketches Against the Dark (1981), Scandinavian Folksongs (1983), Lessons in Hymnwriting (1986, 1991), We Are One in Christ: Hymns, Paraphrases, and Translations (1996), Good News of Great Joy: Advent Devotions for the Home (1994 with Karen E. Hong), Lina Sandell, the Story of Her Hymns (2001 with John Jansen), and A Revelry of Har… Go to person page >

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First Line: The desert shall rejoice
Title: The Desert Shall Rejoice
Author: Gracia Grindal (1983)
Meter: 6.6.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1983, Hope Publishing Company

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People #93

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #18

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