Professor Thomas H. Troeger is ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church. He has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship. He studied at Yale University, Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dickinson College and Virginia Theological Seminary. He is also a poet whose work appears in many hymnals.
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Dmitri Stephanovich Bortnianski (b. Gloukoff, Ukraine, 1751; d. St. Petersburg, Russia, 1825) was a Russian composer of church music, operas, and instrumental music. His tune ST. PETERSBURG (also known as RUSSIAN HYMN) was first published in J. H. Tscherlitzky's Choralbuch (1825).
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Display Title: Why Stare at Heaven's Distant BlueFirst Line: Why stare at heaven's distant blueTune Title: ST. PETERSBURGAuthor: Thomas H. TroegerMeter: 220.127.116.11.8.8Scripture: Acts 1:6-14Date: 2008Subject: Will of God |