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Earth Day Hymn

Author: Timothy Kocher-Hillmer

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Text Information

First Line: This is our Father's world And to our list'ning ears
Title: Earth Day Hymn
Author: Timothy Kocher-Hillmer (1995)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Notes: No music given, but TERRA PATRIS ("This is My Father's world") is recommended.
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2000.



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…

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