In Adam we have all been one

In Adam we have all been one. Martin Franzmann* (1907-1976). This hymn, based on Genesis 3 and 4, was written in 1961, and first published in 1963 by the Augsburg Publishing House as a supplement to their bulletin, with the tune ST FLAVIAN. It was then printed in another Lutheran context in A Selection of 13 Hymns… for use in public worship as a supplement to present hymnals (St Louis, 1967). It has appeared in subsequent Lutheran collections, including LBW. In Britain it was included in MHfT (1980) and thus in A&MNS, omitting the doxological stanza 6: Then shall our song united rise  To thine eternal throne,Where with the Father evermore  And Spirit thou art one. HP restored stanza...

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