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The Moon with Borrowed Light

Author: Thomas H. Troeger

Professor Thomas H. Troeger is ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church. He has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship. He studied at Yale University, Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dickinson College and Virginia Theological Seminary. He is also a poet whose work appears in the many hymnals, and is frequently set as choral anthems. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The moon with borrowed light
Title: The Moon with Borrowed Light
Author: Thomas H. Troeger
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1986, Oxford University Press

Tune

TERRA BEATA

TERRA BEATA was originally a traditional English folk tune, a variant of which, entitled RUSPER, appeared in The English Hymnal in 1906. Franklin L. Sheppard (b. Philadelphia, PA, 1852; d. Germantown, PA, 1930) arranged the tune for Babcock's text and published it in the Presbyterian church school h…

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Instances

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Scripture Song Database #3418
Worship (4th ed.) #877



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