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Author: Jeffery W. Rowthorn
Jeffery W. Rowthorn (b. Newport, Gwent, Wales, 1934) wrote this text in 1978 while he was Chapel Minister at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut. The text was first published in Laudamus (1980), a hymnal supplement edited by Rowthorn and used at the Yale Divinity School.
Rowthorn graduated from Cambridge and Oxford Universities, Union Theological Seminary in New York, and Cuddeson Theological College in Oxford. Ordained in 1963 in the Church of England, he served several congregations in England before immigrating to the United States, where he was chaplain at Union Theological Seminary and a faculty member in liturgics at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, which he helped to establish. He was then elected Suffragan Bishop of t… Go to person page >
John Goss (PHH 164) composed LAUDA ANIMA (Latin for the opening words of Psalm 103) for this text in 1868. Along with his original harmonizations, intended to interpret the different stanzas, the tune was also included in the appendix to Robert Brown¬ Borthwick's Supplemental Hymn and Tune Book (18…
Display Title: At the Font We Start Our JourneyFirst Line: At the font we start our journeyTune Title: LAUDA ANIMAAuthor: Jeffery RowthornMeter: 87.87.87Scripture: Acts 10:36-43; Colossians 3:15Date: 2001Subject: The Grace of Jesus Christ | Christ's Resurrection and Exaltation; The Sacraments of the Church | Baptism, Confirmation, Reaffirmation
Display Title: At the Font We Start Our JourneyFirst Line: At the font we start our journeyTune Title: WESTMINSTER ABBEYAuthor: Jeffery RowthornMeter: 126.96.36.199.8.7.Scripture: Acts 10:36-43; Colossians 3:15Date: 1995Subject: Church | ; Close of Worship | ; Faith and Aspiration | ; Holy Communion | ; Pilgrimage | ; Year A | Baptism of Jesus; Year A | Easter; Year B | Easter; Year C | Easter; Year C | Proper 13