Bowed low in supplication

Bowed low in supplication

Author: William Walsham How
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Author: William Walsham How

William W. How (b. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, 1823; d. Leenane, County Mayo, Ireland, 1897) studied at Wadham College, Oxford, and Durham University and was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. He served various congregations and became Suffragan Bishop in east London in 1879 and Bishop of Wakefield in 1888. Called both the "poor man's bishop" and "the children's bishop," How was known for his work among the destitute in the London slums and among the factory workers in west Yorkshire. He wrote a number of theological works about controversies surrounding the Oxford Movement and attempted to reconcile biblical creation with the theory of evolution. He was joint editor of Psalms and Hymns (1854) and Church Hymns (1871). While rec… Go to person page >

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First Line: Bowed low in supplication
Author: William Walsham How

Timeline

Media

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #349

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #266

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #258

Church Hymns with Tunes #340

ScoreAudio

The Book of Common Praise #349

Page Scan

The Church Hymnal #515

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