[Enter God's gates with thanks and praise]

[Enter God's gates with thanks and praise]

Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland

Judge Jefferson Cleveland (1937-1986) was one of the most important scholars and editors of African-American congregational song of the 20th century. Along with Verogla Nix, he edited what is arguably the most groundbreaking collection of African-American song in the last half of the 20th century, Songs of Zion (1981/1982). Lutheran hymnologist Marilyn Stulken provides a biographical sketch of Cleveland’s life and accomplishments. Born in Georgia, Cleveland graduated from Clark College (Atlanta), Illinois Wesleyan University and received his doctorate in education from Boston University. He served on the faculty of three historically black Christian colleges: Claflin College (South Carolina), Langston University (Oklahoma), and Ja… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland
Incipit: 55531
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1984 The Upper Room

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #824a

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