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Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Praise the Name of the Lord

Author: Boulos Boshra

Boulos Boshra is a composer and church musician from Cairo who leads a well-known worship team. He has written two books in Arabic. بولس بشرى أسعد Go to person page >

Versifier: Emily Brink

Emily R. Brink is a Senior Research Fellow of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and Adjunct Professor of Church Music and Worship at Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her main areas of responsibility are conference planning and global resources. She is program manager of the annual Calvin Symposium on Worship, which draws more than 70 presenters and 1600 participants from around the world. She also travels widely to lecture and to learn about worship in different parts of the world, especially in Asia, where she has lectured in Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, and Taiwan. Her areas of interest include congregational song from all times and places;… Go to person page >

Translator: Anne Emile Zaki

Anne Zaki was born in Cairo, Egypt, where her father was a pastor. At age 16 she was selected by the Egyptian government to represent her homeland in an international school in Western Canada, dedicated to peace and international understanding. After graduation she attended Calvin College, where she learned to integrate her faith and her dedication to social justice. Following her graduation with a BA in psychology and sociology in 1999, Zaki married Naji Umran, a Canadian-Syrian student at Calvin Theological Seminary, and they had four boys: Jonathan, Sebastian, Emmanuel, and Alexander. Zaki also earned two master's degrees, one in social psychology from the American University in Cairo in 2002, and one in divinity from Calvin Theological… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The name of God be forever blest
Title: Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Praise the Name of the Lord
Versifier: Emily Brink (2009)
Translator: Anne Emile Zaki (2009)
Author: Boulos Boshra (2002)
Place of Origin: Egypt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah, praise the name of the LORD, our God
Copyright: © 2002 Songs of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt Synod of the Nile, Council of Pastoral Work and Evangelism, admin. by Faith Alive Christian Resources; Tr. © 2009 Faith Alive Christian Resources; Vers. © 2009 Faith Alive Christian Resources

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