Bratt, Wally

On "How Great Thou Art" (Winter 2002-2003)

In his recent Pietisten column, Glen Wiberg discusses the transformation of Carl Boberg's 1885 poem, "O Store Gud," into the hymn we know today as "How Great Thou Art." He describes translation adventures from the original Swedish and decisions about which part of the poem to include in a particular version of the hymn and concludes by saying,