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Who Can Measure Heaven and Earth

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Source: Worship (3rd ed.) #509

Author: Christopher Idle (b. 1938)

Christopher Martin Idle (b. Bromley, Kent, England, 1938) was educated at Elthan College, St. Peter's College, Oxford, and Clifton Theological College in Bristol, and was ordained in the Church of England. He served churches in Barrow-in-­Furness, Cumbria; London; and Oakley, Suffolk; and recently returned to London, where he is involved in various hymnal projects. A prolific author of articles on the Christian's public responsibilities, Idle has also published The Lion Book of Favorite Hymns (1980) and at least one hundred of his own hymns and biblical paraphrases. Some of his texts first appeared in hymnals published by the Jubilate Group, with which he is associated. He was also editor of Anglican Praise (1987). In 1998 Hope Publishing… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who can measure heaven and earth
Title: Who Can Measure Heaven and Earth
Author: Christopher Idle (b. 1938)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: © Christopher Idle / The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Company)

Tune

LUCERNA LAUDONIAE


DIX (Kocher)

An early form of the tune DIX was composed by Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872). Trained as a teacher, Kocher moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him t…

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NORICUM


Timeline

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Ancient and Modern #822

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #27a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #27b

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #685

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RitualSong #645

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Worship (3rd ed.) #509

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