1871 - 1930 Author of "Made of one blood with all on earth who dwell" in The Hymnal of Praise Nolan R. Best was born on April 9, 1871 in Ohio. He attended Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio (BA 1892). Best edited The Continent, a Presbyterian newspaper in Chicago, Illinois, 1910-24 and in 1926, he was secretary of the Baltimore Federation of Churches.
His works include:
History of Peter and Mary Best and Their Family, 1897
The College Man in Doubt, 1902
Beyond the Natural Order, (New York etc.: Fleming H. Revell, 1908)
Applied Religion for Every(New York & Chicago, Illinois: Fleming H. Revell, 1916)
Inspiration: A Study of Divine Influence and Authority in the Holy Scriptures
Two Y Men: David A. Sinclair, Secretary, Edwin L. Shuey, Layman (New York: Association Press, 1925)
Yes, "It’s the Law" and It’s a Good Law, 1926
He died on July 20, 1930, probably in Baltimore, Maryland, where probate was granted July 24, 1930.
NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/e/s/best_nr.htm
Nolan R. Best