This collection of poetry, written by one of the most celebrated hymn writers in the USA, includes hymn texts, carols, and poems for all occasions throughout the liturgical year. Troeger displays an artful gift of language through beautiful and expressive texts. The book is organized by theme and includes practical and useful indexes on meter, scriptural references, and liturgical usage, intending to enrich the work of preachers, liturgists, church musicians, and composers.
Dr. Thomas H. Troeger is Professor of Preaching and Communications at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. A graduate of Yale University and Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dr. Troeger is ordained in the United Presbyterian Church. and a member of The Hymn Society in the US and Canada. Author of more than a dozen books in the fields of preaching and worship, Dr Troeger is also a professional flautist and a poet, whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations.
CHRIST IS BORN; CHRIST SUFFERS, DIES, AND LIVES; CHRIST WAKENS SONG AND ART; CHRIST, THE CHURCH'S WELLSPRINT, ROOT, AND SOURCE; CHRIST IN WHOM ALL THINGS COHERE; CHRIST UNNAMED BUT KNOWN