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For God So Loved the World

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The Word became flesh and dwelt among us

Author: Marty Haugen, b. 1950; Author: Susan Briehl, b. 1952
Tune: [The Word became flesh and dwelt among us]
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Author: Marty Haugen, b. 1950

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Author: Susan Briehl, b. 1952

The Rev. Susan R. Briehl is a pastor of the ELCA. She served as Executive Director of Holden Village, a Lutheran center for renewal in the North Cascade Mountains in Washington State. She began that ministry in August of 1994 along with her husband, Martin Wells. Previously they served for 8 years as campus pastors at Pacific Lutheran University and for 5 years as pastors of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Bellingham, WA. She has also been a program associate at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IL. Susan holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in English from Washington State University and a Master of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, CA. She was ordained in 1981. She has written numerous books, hymns, and w… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Word became flesh and dwelt among us
Title: For God So Loved the World
Author: Marty Haugen, b. 1950
Author: Susan Briehl, b. 1952
Refrain First Line: For God so loved the world
Copyright: © 2005, GIA Publications, Inc.

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