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Song of the Holy Spirit

The Spirit of the Lord has brought new life to earth

Author: Huub Oosterhuis; Translator: Tony Barr
Tune: GELUKKIG IS HET LAND
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Author: Huub Oosterhuis

Hubertus Gerardus Josephus Henricus Oosterhuis (born 1 November 1933, Amsterdam) is a controversial Dutch theologian and poet. He is mainly known for his contribution to Christian music and liturgy in the Dutch language, used in both Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, although there is much Catholic opposition to his work, which has resulted in the banning of several songs in certain dioceses. He is the author of over 60 books and at the time of over 700 hymns, songs, Psalms (often in an own interpretation), and prayers. Oosterhuis was a Jesuit and is a Roman Catholic priest. In 1954, inspired by Che Guevara who said that churches have the potential to transform the social structure of society, Oosterhuis combined his priesthood… Go to person page >

Translator: Tony Barr

(no biographical information available about Tony Barr.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Spirit of the Lord has brought new life to earth
Title: Song of the Holy Spirit
Author: Huub Oosterhuis
Translator: Tony Barr
Meter: 12.12.12.12
Language: English
Copyright: © 1967, Gooi En Sticht, bv. Baarn, The Netherlands, Exclusive agent for English-language countries: OCP Publications

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Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #460

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