Child of Blessing, Child of Promise

Author: Ronald S. Cole-Turner

The Rev. Dr. Ronald Cole-Turner is the H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics, a position relating theology and ethics to developments in science and technology. He is an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ, a founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion (currently serving as vice president), and has served on the advisory board of the John Templeton Foundation and the Metanexus Institute. Cole-Turner is the author of Transhumanism and Transcendence: Christian Hope in an Age of Technological Advancement, The New Genesis: Theology and the Genetic Revolution, the co-author (with Brent Waters) of Pastoral Genetics: Theology and Care at the Beginning of Life, the editor of Human Cloning: Religious… Go to person page >

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STUTTGART

STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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KINGDOM (Copes)

KINGDOM features a gentle melodic contour and subtle changes in rhythmic structure (that soften the trochaic meter of the text. Sing this tune in harmony and in two long lines. This communion hymn can be framed by the equally meditative "Alleluia" (see 640). Good singers may improvise additional par…

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LYDIA’S SONG


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Instances (10)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Break Forth in Joyous Song: a collection of hymns and liturgical songs #15
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #633Text
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #486TextImageAudio
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #804Image
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #498TextImage
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #542
The New Century Hymnal #325Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #611TextImage
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #444Text
Worship and Rejoice #677TextImage



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