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As Sons of the Day and Daughters of Light

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Source: Singing the New Testament #207
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Author: Christopher M. Idle

Christopher Martin Idle (b. Bromley, Kent, England, 1938) was educated at Elthan College, St. Peter's College, Oxford, and Clifton Theological College in Bristol, and was ordained in the Church of England. He served churches in Barrow-in-­Furness, Cumbria; London; and Oakley, Suffolk; and recently returned to London, where he is involved in various hymnal projects. A prolific author of articles on the Christian's public responsibilities, Idle has also published The Lion Book of Favorite Hymns (1980) and at least one hundred of his own hymns and biblical paraphrases. Some of his texts first appeared in hymnals published by the Jubilate Group, with which he is associated. He was also editor of Anglican Praise (1987). In 1998 Hope Publishing… Go to person page >

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First Line: As sons of the day and daughters of light
Title: As Sons of the Day and Daughters of Light
Author: Christopher M. Idle (1975)
Meter: 10.10.11.11
Language: English
Copyright: © 1982 The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

Tune

LAUDATE DOMINUM (Parry)

LAUDATE DOMINUM (Latin words for the opening phrase of Psalm 150) comes from the end of the anthem "Hear My Words, O Ye People" by C. Hubert H. Parry (PHH 145), an anthem he composed in 1894 for a festival of the Salisbury Diocesan Choral Association. Parry's tune was set to Baker's text in the 1916…

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #490

Sing Glory #570

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Singing the New Testament #207

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The Worshiping Church #704

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