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Author: Fred Pratt Green
The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies.
Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now served in Norwich. There he continued to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more."
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DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (sometimes called GRENOBLE) was published in France in the 1753 Grenoble Antiphoner as a setting for the text "Deus tuorum militum" (“The God of Your Soldiers”). One of the finest French diocesan tunes from the eighteenth century, it represents a departure in Roman Catholic h…
Display Title: Whom Shall I Send?First Line: Whom shall I send? our Maker criesTune Title: DEUS TUORUM MILITUMAuthor: Fred Pratt GreenMeter: LMScripture: Isaiah 6:8Date: 1989Subject: The Sacraments and Rites of the Church | Ordination; The Nature of the Church | Called to God's Mission; Closing Hymns | ; Mission and Outreach | ; Ordination | ; Stewardship |