Let streams of living justice

Let streams of living justice. William Whitla (1934 –).  Set to Gustav Holst*’s THAXTED, ‘Let streams of living justice’ was written in 1989 as a response to the events in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, China; and dedicated to the mothers of the disappeared (in Argentina), the author’s home community of Holy Trinity in Toronto, and the people of Tiananmen Square. It was first published in Sing Justice, Do Justice (Selah Publishing, 1998), the result of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada’s international search for new hymns on the subject of social justice. It was subsequently published in Common Praise (Anglican Church of Canada, 1998, #575) and in Evangelical Lutheran...

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