Throughout the formative years of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and well into the early twentieth-century, congregations throughout America used a German hymnal edited by C.F.W. Walther. In Walther’s Hymnal, Matthew Carver, a translator of German and classical literature, presents for the first time in English the hymns and liturgical texts that our grandparents sang and prayed.
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The following translation of a hymnic setting of the Magnificat celebrates the visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary.