Gift of God

Hymn on One License

Word of mercy, word of justice

Author: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Word of mercy, word of justice]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Marty Haugen

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Word of mercy, word of justice
Title: Gift of God
Author: Marty Haugen
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Gift of God, O Emmanuel
Copyright: © 2000, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Gather (3rd ed.) #422

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #352

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #516

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