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December 3- Away In A Manger (A Christmas Carol Advent)

22 MORE DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!

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History

The first two verses of this song was first published in 1885 in the book Little Children’s Book for Schools and Families which was part of collection of Sunday School materials for Evangelical Lutheran Sunday Schools.   The music was a tune credited to J.E. Clark.  While the words are sometimes attributed to Martin Luther, he did not write the original verses.  The final verse was first printed in 1892 in Gabriel’s Vineyard Songs and was probably written by Charles H. Gabriel.

Commentary & Analysis

This entire carol is built around one verse in the Bible which states:

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