Thompson, Colin Peter


b Exeter, Devon 1945. Oxford Univ, MA, PhD. Ordained in the URC, 1971; formerly Chaplain to the Univ of Sussex; currently (2011) Lecturer in Spanish at Oxford. His first published hymn was Christian people, raise your song, in New Church Praise, 1975. Including paraphrases he has 7 items in Rejoice and Sing (1991), on whose editorial committee he served, and 3 in Common Praise (2000). One text and a paraphrase feature in the 2005 edn of A Panorama of Christian Hymnody. He has supplied articles and reviews to periodicals such as the Journal of Theological Studies, and written several books. No.737.

Hymns and songs by Thompson, Colin Peter

Number Hymn Name
737 O matchless beauty of our God