850. In a Deep, Unbounded Darkness

Text Information
First Line: In a deep unbounded darkness
Title: In a Deep, Unbounded Darkness
Translator: Francis P. Jones (1953)
Adapter: Mary Louise Bringle (2012)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.7.
Scripture: Exodus 13:21; Genesis 1:1-4; Psalm 117; John 1:1-4; John 1:14; John 3:16; John 14:9; 1 Corinthians 1:31; Galatians 6:14; Ephesians 1:4; Hebrews 11; Revelation 22:17
Topic: Confession; Creation; Eternal Life2 more...
Source: Anon. Chinese
Language: English
Copyright: © 2012 GIA Publicatins, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: DIVINUM MYSTERIUM
Composer: C. Winfred Douglas (1940)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.7.
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Plainsong, Mode V
Copyright: Harm. © 1943, 1961, 1985 Church Pension Fund


Text Information:

Setting this translation of a Chinese hymn to Western plainsong enhances the universal context of the
opening stanza. The familiar pattern of creation, covenant, and incarnation in the first three stanzas leads to
a far-reaching final stanza that looks both backward and forward.


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