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We Have a Dream

We have a dream--a multitude

Author: C. Stanley Thoburn
Tune: O JESU
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: C. Stanley Thoburn

Thoburn, Dr. C. Stanley. Born in India of a missionary family, he was himself a missionary, serving in Leonard Theological College, North India Theological College, and revising the Hindi language Old and New Testaments. Later lived in Melrose, Massachusetts. --The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We have a dream--a multitude
Title: We Have a Dream
Author: C. Stanley Thoburn
Publication Date: 1977
Copyright: Copyright 1977, The Hymn Society of America



O JESU first appeared in an organ collection, Sammlung alter und neuer Melodien evangelischen Lieder (1747), compiled by Johann B. Reimann for use with texts found in the Hirschberger evangelischen Gesangbuch (1741). Often attributed to Reimann, the tune was set to "O Jesu, warum legst du mir so vie…

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