GAUDIUM ET SPES

GAUDIUM ET SPES

Composer: Brian Wren (b. 1936)
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Brian Wren (b. 1936)

Brian Wren (b. Romford, Essex, England, 1936) is a major British figure in the revival of contemporary hymn writing. He studied French literature at New College and theology at Mansfield College in Oxford, England. Ordained in 1965, he was pastor of the Congregational Church (now United Reformed) in Hockley and Hawkwell, Essex, from 1965 to 1970. He worked for the British Council of Churches and several other organizations involved in fighting poverty and promoting peace and justice. This work resulted in his writing of Education for Justice (1977) and Patriotism and Peace (1983). With a ministry throughout the English-speaking world, Wren now resides in the United States where he is active as a freelance lecturer, preacher, and full-time h… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GAUDIUM ET SPES
Composer: Brian Wren (b. 1936)
Meter: 10.3.12.6.4.8
Incipit: 56717 65465 32123
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Owner or controller of copyright: Oxford University Press;© The United Reformed Church in England and Wales 1975

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