Source and Sovereign, Rock and Cloud

Author: Thomas H. Troeger

Thomas H. Troeger is Dean of the School of Theology and the Ralph E. and Norma E. Peck Professor of Preaching and Communications at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado, where he has taught courses in homiletics, worship and congregational song since 1991. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1970 and in the Episcopal Church in 1999, he is dually aligned with both traditions. Author of more than a dozen books in the fields of preaching and worship, and a frequent contributor to journals, he is also a poet whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations. He is well-known for his contributions to hymnody and homiletics through numerous publications as well as for a wealth of hymns and poetry that are used by composers,… Go to person page >



Joseph Parry (b. Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales, 1841; d. Penarth, Glamorganshire, 1903) was born into a poor but musical family. Although he showed musical gifts at an early age, he was sent to work in the puddling furnaces of a steel mill at the age of nine. His family immigrated to a Welsh…

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ARFON (Major)

ARFON is originally a six-phrase Welsh folk tune in minor tonality entitled 'Tros y Garreg." Named for a district on the mainland of northern Wales opposite Mon and Anglesey, the tune was published in Edward Jones's Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784). In the later nineteenth century ARFON was associa…

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Chalice Hymnal #12Text
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #133Text
Community of Christ Sings #4
Gather (3rd ed.) #667Image
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #563
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #11TextImageAudio
The United Methodist Hymnal #113TextImage