[Within my heart was fond ambition]

[Within my heart was fond ambition]

Composer: Clara McAlister Brooks
Published in 3 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Clara McAlister Brooks

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to so… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Within my heart was fond ambition]
Composer: Clara McAlister Brooks
Meter: 9.8.9.8 D
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #1059

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