George Bradford Caird (17 July 1917 – 21 April 1984), D.Phil., D.D., FBA, was a British churchman, theologian, humanitarian, and biblical scholar. At the time of his death he was Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford.
Born in London, England to parents from Dundee, Scotland, George Caird's early years were spent in Birmingham, England, where his father was a construction engineer, and where he attended King Edward's School. His university education began at Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he received the B.A. in 1939, First-Class Honours in both parts of the Classical Tripos, with distinction in Greek and Latin verse. A lifelong Congregationalist, he then left Cambridge to study theology at… Go to person page >
Display Title: Shepherds Came, Their Praises BringingFirst Line: Shepherds came, their praises bringingTune Title: QUEM PASTORESAuthor: George Bradford CairdMeter: 88.8.7Scripture: Matthew 2:1-11Date: 1985Subject: Jesus Christ | Epiphany and YouthSource: Quem Pastores laudavere, German carol, 14th century