The peace of heaven is on our fields

Author: J. Edgar Park

J. Edgar Park, until his retirement in 1944, was President of Wheaton College, Massachusetts. He was born in Belfast, Ireland, March 7, 1879 and had his theological studies at New College, Edinburgh, The Royal University, Dublin, and Princeton Theological Seminary. His principal pastorate was in the Second Church of Newton, Congregational, West Newton, Massachusetts, which he served 1926 to 1944, going from there to the Presidency of Wheaton. He is the author of many books, including one of the Lyman Beecher Lectures at Yale. He wrote one of the "Eleven Ecumenical Hymns," entitled "O Christ whose love has sought us out," which were obtained by the Hymn Society for use at the Evanston Assembly (1954) of the World Council of Churches. --Fo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The peace of heaven is on our fields
Author: J. Edgar Park
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Publication Date: 1955
Copyright: Copyright 1955 by the Hymn Society of America

Tune

TALLIS' CANON

TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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Timeline

Instances

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Fourteen New Rural Hymns #12
Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d202
Hymns of the Twentieth Century #2
Sing to the Lord: Hymns and Resources for Worship in Homes and Churches #d224
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