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Our Savior's Infant Cries Were Heard

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: Our Savior's infant cries were heard
Title: Our Savior's Infant Cries Were Heard
Author: Thomas H. Troeger (1986)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © Oxford University Press

Tune

SOLL'S SEIN


ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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ST. COLUMBA (Irish)


Timeline

Instances

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Ancient and Modern #564

FlexscoreAudio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #116

Common Praise #552

Audio

The Worshiping Church #438

Worship (4th ed.) #442

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