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Thomas H. Troeger

Short Name: Thomas H. Troeger
Full Name: Troeger, Thomas H., 1945-
Birth Year: 1945

Thomas Troeger (b. 1945), professor of Christian communication at Yale Divinity school, is a well known preacher, poet, and musician. He is a fellow of Silliman College, holds a B.A. from Yale University; B.D. Colgate Rochester Divinity School; S.T. D. Dickinson College, and was awarded an honorary D.D. grom Virginia Theological Seminary. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1970 and the Episcopal Church in 1999, and remains dually aligned with both traditions. Troerger has led conferences and lectures in worship and preaching throughout North America, as well as in Denmark, Holland, Australia, Japan, and Africa. He served as national chaplain to the American Guild of Organists, and for the last three years he has hosted the Season of Worship broadcast for Cokesbury. He is the former president of the Academy of Homiletics as well as Societas Homiletica. He has, to date, written 22 books in the areas of preaching, poetry, hymnody, and worship. Many of his hymn texts are found in New Hymns for the Lectionary (Oxford, 1992), and God, You Made All Things for Singing (Oxford, 2009).

Laura de Jong


Texts by Thomas H. Troeger (86)sort descendingAsInstances
A cheering, chanting, dizzy crowdThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
A single unmatched stoneThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
A spendthrift lover is the LordThomas H. Troeger (Author)4
[A Star Not Mapped on Human Charts]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Above the moon earth risesThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)3
All people that on earth do dwell, Sing out your faith with cheerful voiceThomas H. Troeger (Adapter)2
As a chalice cast of goldThomas H. Troeger (Author)8
As new parents in the nightThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
As servants working an extateThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
Before the fruit is ripened by the sunThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
[Before the Temple's Great Stone Sill]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Beyond the Press and Pull of Crowds]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Christ is made the sure foundationThomas H. Troeger (Adapter (st. 3))1
Come singing, come singing: God is love no limit aboundsThomas H. Troeger (Translator)2
[Crown As Your King]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Crown Him with many crownsThomas H. Troeger (Adapter)1
[Far from the Markets of Rich Meat and Wine]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Far More Than Passion's Passing Flame]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
For God risk ev'rything!Thomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)2
[Forever in the Heart There Springs]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[From Pharaoh to King Cyrus]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Gangling Desert Birds Will Sing]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
God folds the mountains out of rockThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
God made from one blood all the families of earthThomas H. Troeger (Author)11
God marked a line and told the seaThomas H. Troeger (Author)4
God weeps with us who weep and mournThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)6
Holy and good is the gift of desireThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
How buoyant and bold the stride of Christ's friendsThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
How long, O God, how long? The ancient cry is oursThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
If all you want, Lord, is my heartThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[If Christ Is Charged with Madness]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)3
Kneeling in the garden grassThomas Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)7
Let all who pray the prayer Christ taughtThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Let the Truth Shine in Our Speaking]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Let us with a gladsome mindThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
[Listen to the Cloud that Brightens]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Look who gathers at Christ's table!Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Make Your Prayer and Music One]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee! E'en though it be a crossThomas H. Troeger (Adapter)1
[Neither Desert Wind Nor Sun]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[No Iron Spike, No Granite Weight]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
O praise the gracious powerThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)12
Our Savior's infant cries were heardThomas H. Troeger (Author)6
Praise the source of faith and learningThomas H. Troeger (Author)5
[Praise to the Spinner Who Twisted and Twirled]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Savior, Thy dying love Thou gavest meThomas H. Troeger (Adapter)1
[Seek for the Kingdom with All Your Powers!]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Seek not in distant, ancient hillsThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
Set free, set free by God's grace (Kwa neema na pendo)Thomas Troeger (Translator)2
Silence, frenzied, unclean spiritThomas H. Troeger (Author)13
Sing to God as sings the oceanThomas H. Troeger, 1945- (Author)1
[Soundless were the Tossing Trees]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Source and Sovereign, Rock and CloudThomas H. Troeger (Author)8
[Startled By a Holy Humming]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Suddenly God's Sovereign Wind]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Swiftly pass the clouds of gloryThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)7
[The Branch that Bends with Clustered Fruit]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
The first day of creationThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
The hands that first held Mary's childThomas H. Troeger (Author)8
The hidden stream that feedsThomas H. Troeger (1945-) (Author)1
[The Leper's Soul Was No Less Scarred]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[The Love That Lifted Lyric Praise]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
The moon with borrowed lightThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
[The Sails Were Spilling Wind]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[The Scantest Touch of Grace Can Heal]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[The Sheep Stood Stunned in Sudden Light]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[The Word of God Was from the Start]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)3
These things did Thomas count as realThomas H. Troeger (Author)7
[Though Every Sun Shall Spend Its Fire]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Through our fragmentary prayersThomas H. Troeger (Author)4
[To Those Who Knotted Nets of Twine]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Too often, God, your name is usedThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)2
Too splendid for speech but ripe for a songThomas H. Troeger (Author)3
[Unless This Day Be Holy]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
View the present through the promiseThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)7
All people that on earth do dwellThomas H. Troeger (Adapter)2
Water, River, Spirit, GraceThomas H. Troeger (Author)4
[We Have the Strength to Lift and Bear]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)3
We need each other’s voice to singThomas H. Troeger (b. 1945) (Author)1
What fabled names from Judah's pastThomas H. Troeger (Alterer)2
What king would wade through murky streamsThomas H. Troeger (Author)4
[When Heaven's Voice Was Still]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Why stare at heavens' distant blueThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
[Wild the Man and Wild the Place]Thomas H. Troeger (Author)2
Wind who makes all winds that blowThomas H. Troeger, b. 1945 (Author)14
With glad, exuberant carolingsThomas H. Troeger (Author)2
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