George Fox

There's a light that is shining in the heart of a man

Author: Sydney Carter
Tune: [There's a light that is shining in the heart of a man]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Sydney Carter

Sydney Bertram Carter (6 May 1915 – 13 March 2004) was an English poet, songwriter, folk musician, born in Camden Town, London. He is best known for the song "Lord of the Dance" (1967), set to the tune of the American Shaker song "Simple Gifts", and the song "The Crow on the Cradle", adapted from an old folk song. Other notable songs include "Julian of Norwich" (sometimes called "The Bells of Norwich"), based on words of Julian of Norwich, "One More Step Along the World I Go", "When I Needed a Neighbour", "Friday Morning", "Every Star Shall Sing a Carol", "The Youth of the Heart" and "Down Below". Carter studied at Montem Street Primary School in Finsbury Park, Christ's Hospital school in Horsham, West Sussex and Balliol College, Oxfor… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a light that is shining in the heart of a man
Title: George Fox
Author: Sydney Carter
Refrain First Line: Walk in the light, wherever you may be
Copyright: © 1964 Stainer & Bell, Ltd. / Hope Publishing Co.

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Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #272



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