O Splendor of God's Glory Bright
Words: Ambrose of Milan, c. 374
Music: tune, PUER NOBIS NASCITUR, Trier manuscript (15th cent.);
adapt. by Michael Praetorius, 1609; harm. by George R. Woodward
Topics: light; God’s glory; radiance; morning; Holy Spirit; Epiphany
This ancient text appears with alternate words and music in The United Methodist Hymnal, no. 679. It is set here to music in the style of a Renaissance dance.