O Trinity, O Trinity, the uncreated One
O Trinity, O Trinity, the uncreated One. Michael Saward* (1932-2015). Written at a camp-site at Cavalaire in southern France, 15 June 1980, this text was prompted by the author’s holiday reading of The Orthodox Way by Kallistos Ware (London: Mowbray, 1979). One of the chapter headings is taken from the Lenten Triodion of that tradition, the liturgical material for the ten weeks preceding Easter. The hymn was published first in HFTC (1982), set to a tune (TRINITY) composed by Kenneth W. Coates to match its mood and distinctive metrical form. This marriage of words and music is maintained in A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools (New Haven, Connecticut, 1992), Sing to the Lord (St Paul’s...
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