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Author: Carl P. Daw
Carl P. Daw, Jr. (b. Louisville, KY, 1944) is the son of a Baptist minister. He holds a PhD degree in English (University of Virginia) and taught English from 1970-1979 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. As an Episcopal priest (MDiv, 1981, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennesee) he served several congregations in Virginia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. From 1996-2009 he served as the Executive Director of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Carl Daw began to write hymns as a consultant member of the Text committee for The Hymnal 1982, and his many texts often appeared first in several small collections, including A Year of Grace: Hymns for the Church Year (1990); To Sing God’s Praise (1992), New… Go to person page >
FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem."
Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has th…
Display Title: Rise Up and ShineFirst Line: Rise up and shine! Your light has comeTune Title: PETER'S BROOKAuthor: Carl P. Daw, Jr. (1944-)Meter: CMDScripture: Psalm 87; Isaiah 9:1-7; Isaiah 60; Isaiah 60:1-22; 2 Corinthians 4:1-6; Titus 2:11-14; Revelation 21:1-6; Revelation 21:10; Revelation 22:7; Baruch 5:1-9Date: 1998Subject: Christmas | ; Epiphany (season) | ; Jesus Christ, Light | ; Light | ; The New Jerusalem |