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Paraphraser: 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 >
BROTHER JAMES' AIR was composed by James Leith Macbeth Bain (b. Scotland, c. 1840; d. Liverpool, England, 1925), the healer, mystic, and poet known simply as Brother James. The tune was first published in his volume The great peace: being a New Year's greeting ... (1915). Born in a devout Christian…
Display Title: The Lord My Shepherd Guards Me WellFirst Line: The Lord my Shepherd guards me wellTune Title: BROTHER JAMES' AIRAuthor: Carl P. Daw, Jr.Meter: 188.8.131.52.8.6.Scripture: John 10:14; Psalm 23Date: 1990
Display Title: The Lord My Shepherd Guards Me WellFirst Line: The Lord My Shepherd guards me wellTune Title: BROTHER JAMES' AIRAuthor: Carl P. Daw, Jr., 1944-Meter: 184.108.40.206.8.6.Scripture: John 14:16; Psalm 80:1; John 10:14; Psalm 28:9; Jeremiah 31:10; Psalm 23; Isaiah 43:1-3; Hebrews 13:20; Isaiah 40:11Date: 2003Subject: Jesus Christ | Majesty