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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. from 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 >
TERRA BEATA was originally a traditional English folk tune, a variant of which, entitled RUSPER, appeared in The English Hymnal in 1906. Franklin L. Sheppard (b. Philadelphia, PA, 1852; d. Germantown, PA, 1930) arranged the tune for Babcock's text and published it in the Presbyterian church school h…
Display Title: The Moon with Borrowed LightFirst Line: [The Moon with Borrowed Light]Author: Thomas H. TroegerScripture: John 1:9; John 1:28Date: 2008Source: New Hymns for the Lectionary (Oxford University Press, 1986)
Display Title: The Moon with Borrowed LightFirst Line: The moon with borrowed lightTune Title: TERRA BEATAAuthor: Thomas H. Troeger, b. 1945Meter: SMDDate: 2011Subject: Advent III | B; Nativity of John the Baptist |