Inspired by love and anger

Inspired by love and anger. John Lamberton Bell* (1949- ) and Graham Maule* (1958- ). This song, ‘Inspired by love and anger, disturbed by endless pain’, was the title piece to Love & Anger: songs of lively faith and social justice (Wild Goose Publications, 1997). It was reprinted from Heaven Shall Not Wait (Wild Goose Songs 1) (1987), with the first line as ‘Inspired by love and anger, disturbed by need and pain’. With the first line as ‘…endless pain…’ this was reprinted in a 1997 edition of Love & Anger. Stanzas 3 and 4, with their robust indignation (‘From those forever shackled to what their wealth can buy’ and ‘To God, who through the prophets proclaimed a different age’) are...

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