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FIELD (Laufer)

FIELD (Laufer)

Composer: Calvin Weiss Laufer
Published in 10 hymnals


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Composer: Calvin Weiss Laufer

Presbyterian minister and hymnographer Calvin Weiss Laufer was born today in Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania in 1874. Following his graduation from Union Seminary in 1900 he was ordained into the Presbyterian ministry and led congregations in New York and New Jersey for several years. Laufer had a generally cheerful outlook on his Christian life, and his first two books, Key-Notes of Optimism (1911) and The Incomparable Christ (1914) expressed that viewpoint. A review of the first book spoke of the "crisp and stirring note in these sermonettes which is well calculated to rouse the mind of readers and banish dejection." His books were popular in their time but today are seen as somewhat superficial. He later began to work with the Presbyt… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FIELD (Laufer)
Composer: Calvin Weiss Laufer
Meter: 12.10.10.10.11
Incipit: 51235 43231
Key: E♭ Major/G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7249
Text: We Thank Thee, Lord, Thy Paths of Service Lead
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The Cyber Hymnal #7249

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