The Bread of Life for All Is Broken

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Author: Timothy T'ingfang Lew

T'ingfang Lew was a leading Chinese educator, author, and editor. He was educated in China and at Columbia University in New York City (M.A.; Ph.D.). His Bachelor of Divinity degree was from Yale and he studied at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, where he also taught Christian education. Lew lectured throughout America at schools and colleges from 1926 to 1938 and received an S.T.D. degree from Oberlin College. In 1932, Lew began to chair the commission to prepare a Chinese Union hymnal. The resulting Hymns of Universal Praise was published in 1936. Its music editor was Bliss Wiant, a colleague of Lews's at Yenching University in Peking. Lew also edited the Union Book of Common Prayer which was used by four Protestant Ch… Go to person page >

Translator: Walter Reginald Oxenham Taylor

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Phonetic transcription: I-to Loh

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Text Information

First Line: Jiu shi zhi shen, wei zhong-sheng bokai (The bread of life for all is broken!)
Title: The Bread of Life for All Is Broken
Chinese Title: Jiu shi zhi shen
Author: Timothy T'ingfang Lew (1934)
Translator: Walter Reginald Oxenham Taylor (1943)
Phonetic transcription: I-to Loh (1988)
Place of Origin: China
Language: Chinese; English
Copyright: Phonetic transcription © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House. (admin. by The Copyright Company.); © Chinese Christian Literature council Ltd., Hong Kong.



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Baptist Hymnal (1975 ed) #250

Halle Halle #33

The Book of Hymns #d453

The Methodist Hymnal #d453


The United Methodist Hymnal #633

Exclude 3 pre-1979 instances
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