850. In a Deep, Unbounded Darkness
||C. Winfred Douglas (1940)|
||Plainsong, Mode V|
||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.