They Disbelieved for Joy

Author: Rae E. Whitney,b. 1927

Rae E. Whitney Since the late 1970s the poet Rae Whitney has focused on her hymn text writing. Her hymn texts have been included in denominational hymnals such as The Hymnal 1982 (Episcopal), The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990), and The Baptist Hymnal. Eight of Rae's texts were published in Selah Publishing Co.'s Songs of Rejoicing (1989), and 26 were published in Selah's New Songs of Rejoicing (1994). Selah has also published a collection of Rae's texts entitled With Joy our Spirits Sing (1995) and a second volume Under the Fig Tree: More Hymns and a Few Poems (2007). Rae E. Whitney was born at Chippenham, Wilts, England. She received a B.A. (honors) in English from the University of Bristol, and a Certificate of Education. On December 31… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: They disbelieved for joy
Title: They Disbelieved for Joy
Author: Rae E. Whitney,b. 1927
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 2000, Selah Publishing Co., Inc.



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