734. Hope of the World

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Text Information
First Line: Hope of the world, thou Christ of great compassion
Title: Hope of the World
Author: Georgia Harkness (1954)
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: Matthew 9:36; Matthew 12:21; John 6:35-51; Romans 8:24; Romans 15:13; 1 Corinthians 15:57; Galatians 4:6; Colossians 1:27; 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Peter 1:3
Topic: Discipleship and Mission; Healing; Hope (3 more...)
Copyright: © 1954, ren. 1982 The Hymn Society (admin. Hope Publishing Company)
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Key: d minor or modal

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This winning entry by a groundbreaking woman theologian was selected from over 500 others in a search for a hymn to be used at the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Evanston, Illinois, in October 1954. The theme of the assembly was “Jesus Christ, Hope of the World.”

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