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God Made from One Blood

Author: Thomas H. Troeger

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… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God made from one blood all the families of earth
Title: God Made from One Blood
Author: Thomas H. Troeger
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991, Oxford University Press
Article: God Made from One Blood All the Families of Earth by Thomas H. Troeger (from "The Hymn")

Tune

ST. DENIO

ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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FOUNDATION

The anonymous tune FOUNDATION first appeared in Joseph Funk's A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1832) as a setting for this text (there it was called PROTECTION). The tune was also published with the text in Southern Harmony and Sacred Harp. The ancestors of Joseph Funk (b. Lancaster County, PA…

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DORIAN


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #686

Chalice Hymnal #500

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #291

Moravian Book of Worship #678

RitualSong #824

Sing the Faith #2170

The Faith We Sing #2170

The New Century Hymnal #427

Voices United #554

Worship (4th ed.) #749

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