Tag: lectionary

A King like no other

In 1922, Helen Howarth Lemmel penned a hymn, a tune that I began to internalize very early in my life, when precisely I can’t even recall. It is a song that many of us here might know by heart. This song is a holdover from the 17th- and 18th-centuries, when pietism held sway over the church’s hymnody.