When God Is a Child

Hope is a star that shines in the night

Author: Brian A. Wren
Tune: MOON BEAMS
Published in 3 hymnals

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Source: Worship and Rejoice #165
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Author: Brian A. Wren

Brian Wren (b. 1936) is Emeritus Professor of Worship, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. He is a writer, preacher, worship and workshop leader, and internationally published hymn-poet, with entries in most recent denominational hymnals in North America, Britain and Australia. Some of his hymn-poems have been translated into Finnish, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish and Korean. Brian holds undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Oxford University. He is a Minister of the United Reformed Church (UK). His publications include What Language Shall I Borrow? - God-Talk in Worship: A Male Response to Feminist Theology (1989 and 2009), Praying Twice: The Music and Words of Congregational Song (2000), Advent, Christmas and Epiphany… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hope is a star that shines in the night
Title: When God Is a Child
Author: Brian A. Wren
Publication Date: 2003
Copyright: Words © 1989 Hope Publishing Company

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Worship and Rejoice #165
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Chalice Hymnal #132Text
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #7Text
Worship and Rejoice #165TextImageAudioScore