All knowing God, whose science charts

Author: William Watkins Reid

Reid, William Watkins, Sr. (Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland, October 15, 1890--February 18, 1983, Jenkins Township, Pennsylvania). Methodist. Parents were William Reid, a native of Moneymore, near Belfast, and Sarah Watkins of Londonderry. Came to the United States in 1900. Attended New York University (bachelor's degree, 1915; master's degree in journalism, 1917). Served The Hymn Society as President, Executive Director, and Editor of The Hymn from 1966 to 1976. Authored the Hymn Society's 40th anniversary history, Sing with Spirit and Understanding. Also edited The Pastor's Journal for the Methodist church and worked as its director of the News Service of the Board of Missions. Also: Caulfield, Benjamin. --From DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All knowing God, whose science charts
Author: William Watkins Reid
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Publication Date: 1958
Copyright: Copyright 1958 by the Hymn Society of America

Tune

CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d3
My God Is There, Controlling, and Other Hymns and Poems #2
Twelve New World Order Hymns #10
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