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John Haynes Holmes

John Haynes Holmes
Short Name: John Haynes Holmes
Full Name: Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964
Birth Year: 1879
Death Year: 1964

Born: November 29, 1879, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Died: April 3, 1964, New York City.
Buried: Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, New York City.

Holmes graduated from Harvard University, Phi Beta Kappa. His grandfather, John Cummings Haynes, manager of the Oliver Ditson music publishing house, helped pay his Harvard tuition. Holmes was ordained in 1904, and became minister of the Unitarian Third Congregational Church, Dorchester, Massachusetts. In February 1907, he became junior minister at the Church of the Messiah in New York City. His works include:

I Speak for Myself, 1959
Collected Hymns, 1960


Texts by John Haynes Holmes (20)sort descendingAsInstances
All hail the pageant of the yearsJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)8
Almighty God, beneath whose eyeJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
America triumphant, Brave land of pioneersJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)15
God of the nations, near and farJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)31
God of the searching mindJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
Now give heart's onward habitJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
O God, whose smile is in the skyJ. H. H. (Author)21
O Father, thou who givest allJohn Haynes Holmes, 1879-1964 (Author)43
O Father, while I live, I prayJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
O God of nations, near and farJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
O God, whose law from age to ageJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)14
O God, whose love is over allJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)23
O Lord of stars and sunlightJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
O thou, whose Presence moved beforeJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
O'er continent and oceanJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)4
Show to us thy way, O GodJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)4
The voice of God is calling Its summons unto menJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)64
Thou God of all, whose spirit movesJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)5
Thou God, whose living voice was heardJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
Though man, the fiery element, sinkJohn Haynes Holmes (Author)2
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