Many Are the Lightbeams

Translator: Anders Frostenson

Born: April 23, 1906, Skåne, Sweden. Died: February 4, 2006, Örebro, Sweden. Anders Frostenson, author of the hymn “Tron sig sträcker efter frukten när i bloming rädet gär” was born on April 23, 1906, in Skane, Sweden, and died on Feb. 4, 2006, in Örebro, Sweden. He graduated in 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in English, Slavic languages and philosophy from Lund University and served as a Lutheran Priest at the Lövö Assembly until his retirement in 1971. Serving as Court Chaplain at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, the residence of the Swedish King, Frostenson was known not only as a theologian deeply dedicated to hymnody but also as a translator of poetry into Swedish. Frostenson was highly involved in the devel… Go to person page >

Author: Cyprian of Carthage

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Text Information

First Line: Many are the lightbeams
Title: Many Are the Lightbeams
Latin Title: De unitate ecclesiae
Author: Cyprian of Carthage (252)
Translator: Anders Frostenson
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: © AF-Foundation Hymns and Song, Verbum Stockholm



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