There is a wisdom that betrays the soul (Thurlow Weed)

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  • (Posted 2020-06-09)  CPDL #59158:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2020-06-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 21 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
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General Information

Title: There is a wisdom that betrays the soul
Composer: Thurlow Weed
Lyricist: Michael Hudson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 10 10. 10 10

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2020
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Original text and translations

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1. There is a wisdom that betrays the soul,
a thousand truths, a few decisive lies
dressed in the finery of righteousness
the settled tenets pupils memorize.

2. There is a wisdom that awakes the soul,
a rising path that shimmers with surprise.
God gives us eyes as wide as children's are
so we can take the way that makes us wise.

From Songs for the Cycle ©2004 by Michael Hudson.
Church Publishing Incorporated. All rights reserved. Used by permission.