256. These Things Did Thomas Count as Real

Text Information
First Line: These things did Thomas count as real
Title: These Things Did Thomas Count as Real
Author: Thomas H. Troeger (1984)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: John 20:19-31; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Faith (4 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1986 Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Name: KEDRON
Composer (attributed to): Elkanah Kelsay Dare
Meter: LM
Key: c minor or modal
Source: harm. Pilsbury’s United States Harmony, 1799, alt.


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This 20th-century text provides a helpful corrective to a long history of negative attitudes toward Thomas for failing to believe the other disciples’ report that Christ had risen. His fact-seeking “skeptic mind” sounds remarkably modern and makes him a more sympathetic figure.


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