January 30, 1945, Suffern, New York.


Troger was educated at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (BA cum laude, 1967); Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York (BD 1970); Dickinson College (STD 1993); and Virginia Theological Seminary (DD). He was ordained in both the Presbyterian and Episcopal denominations.

  1. As a Chalice Cast of Gold
  2. As Servants Working an Estate
  3. Before the Fruit Is Ripened by the Sun
  4. Before the Temple’s Great Stone Sill
  5. Beyond the Press and Pull of Crowds
  6. Branch That Bends with Clustered Fruit, The
  7. Cheering, Chanting, Dizzy Crowd, A
  8. Crown as Your King
  9. Far from the Markets of Rich Meat and Wine
  10. Far More Than Passion’s Passing Flame
  11. First Day of Creation, The
  12. Forever in the Heart There Springs
  13. From Pharaoh to King Cyrus
  14. Gangling Desert Birds Will Sing
  15. God Folds the Mountains Out of Rock
  16. God Made from One Blood All the Families of Earth
  17. God Marked a Line and Told the Sea
  18. God Weeps with Us Who Weep and Mourn
  19. Hands That First Held Mary’s Child, The
  20. Hidden Stream That Feeds, The
  21. Holy and Good Is the Gift of Desire
  22. How Buoyant and Bold the Stride of Christ’s Friends
  23. How Long, O God, How Long?
  24. If Christ Is Charged with Madness
  25. Kneeling in the Garden Grass
  26. Leper’s Soul Was No Less Scarred, The
  27. Let All Who Pray the Prayer Christ Taught
  28. Let the Truth Shine in Our Speaking
  29. Listen to the Cloud That Brightens
  30. Look Who Gathers at Christ’s Table!
  31. Love That Lifted Lyric Praise, The
  32. Make Your Prayer and Music One
  33. Moon with Borrowed Light, The
  34. Neither Desert Wind Nor Sun
  35. No Iron Spike, No Granite Weight
  36. O Praise the Gracious Power
  37. Our Savior’s Infant Cries Were Heard
  38. Praise the Source of Faith and Learning
  39. Praise to the Spinner Who Twisted and Twirled
  40. Sails Were Spilling Wind, The
  41. Scantest Touch of Grace Can Heal, The
  42. Seek For the Kingdom with All Your Powers!
  43. Seek Not in Distant, ancient Hills
  44. Sheep Stood Stunned in Sudden Light, The
  45. Silence, Frenzied, Unclean Spirit
  46. Sing to God as Sings the Ocean
  47. Single Unmatched Stone, A
  48. Soundless Were the Tossing Trees
  49. Source and Sovereign, Rock and Cloud
  50. Spendthrift Lover Is the Lord, The
  51. Star Not Mapped on Human Charts, A
  52. Startled by a Holy Humming
  53. Suddenly God’s Sovereign Wind
  54. Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory
  55. These Things Did Thomas Count as Real
  56. Though Every Sun Shall Spend Its Fire
  57. Through Our Fragmentary Prayers
  58. To Those Who Knotted Nets of Twine
  59. Too Splendid For Speech but Ripe For a Song
  60. Unless This Day Be Holy
  61. View the Present Through the Promise
  62. Water, River, Spirit, Grace
  63. We Have the Strength to Lift and Bear
  64. What Fabled Names from Judah’s Past
  65. What King Would Wade Through Murky Streams
  66. When Heaven’s Voice Was Still
  67. Why Stare at Heavens’ Distant Blue
  68. Wild the Man and Wild the Place
  69. Wind Who Makes All Winds That Blow
  70. With Glad, Exuberant Carolings
  71. Word of God Was from the Start, The