Hold Me in Life

Author: Huub Oosterhuis

Hubertus Gerardus Josephus Henricus Oosterhuis (born 1 November 1933, Amsterdam) is a controversial Dutch theologian and poet. He is mainly known for his contribution to Christian music and liturgy in the Dutch language, used in both Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, although there is much Catholic opposition to his work, which has resulted in the banning of several songs in certain dioceses. He is the author of over 60 books and at the time of over 700 hymns, songs, Psalms (often in an own interpretation), and prayers. Oosterhuis was a Jesuit and is a Roman Catholic priest. In 1954, inspired by Che Guevara who said that churches have the potential to transform the social structure of society, Oosterhuis combined his priesthood… Go to person page >

Translator: David Smith

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Translator: Forrest Ingram

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First Line: Because you are just who you are
Title: Hold Me in Life
Author: Huub Oosterhuis
Translator: David Smith
Translator: Forrest Ingram
Refrain First Line: Hold me in life
Copyright: © 1967, Gooi en Sticht, bv., Baarn, The Netherlands, Exclusive English-language agent: OCP Publications

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