William Arthur Dunkerley (12 November 1852 - 23 January 1941) was a prolific English journalist, novelist and poet. He was born in Manchester, spent a short time after his marriage in America before moving to Ealing, west London, where he served as deacon and teacher at the Ealing Congregational Church from the 1880s, and he then moved to Worthing in Sussex in 1922, where he became the town's mayor.
He wrote under his own name, and also as John Oxenham for his poetry, hymn-writing, and novels. His poetry includes Bees in Amber: a little book of thoughtful verse (1913) which became a bestseller. He also wrote the poem "Greatheart." He used another pseudonym, Julian Ross, for journalism. Dunkerley was a major contributor to Jer… Go to person page >
Display Title: All labor gained new dignityFirst Line: All labor gained new dignityTune Title: ALMSGIVINGAuthor: John Oxenham, 1852-1941Scripture: John 5:17; Mark 9:38Date: 1956Subject: Activity | ; Christ | The Shepherd; Service | ; Works | ; Living the Saintly Life | Activity and Service
Display Title: All labor gained new dignityFirst Line: All labor gained new dignityTune Title: LABORAuthor: John OxenhamMeter: 88. 84Date: 1940Subject: Christ | Example of; Everyday Duties | ; Labor | ; Social Religion | Labor; Trinity X | The Holy Communion Sequence
Display Title: All Labor Gained New DignityFirst Line: All labor gained new dignityTune Title: ALMSGIVINGAuthor: John Oxenham, 1852-1941Date: 1957Subject: Christ | Humanity of; Labor Day | ; Working Man | ; The Christian Way of Life | Stewardship and Service