Creator of the universe, We lift our minds

Creator of the universe, We lift our minds

Author: J. Donald Hughes
Published in 7 hymnals

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Author: J. Donald Hughes

The author is a student at the Boston University School of Theology, and a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles. --Five New Hymns for Youth by Youth, 1955. Used by permission.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Creator of the universe, We lift our minds
Author: J. Donald Hughes
Meter: D
Language: English



Henry Stephen Cutler (b. Boston, MA, 1824; d. Boston, 1902) composed ALL SAINTS NEW in 1872 for Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) text "The Son of God Goes Forth to War," and the two were published together in Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). That text refers to "the glorious band" of God's people, h…

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NOEL (Sullivan)

The tune NOEL (also used at 185) is also known as EARDISLEY or GERARD. Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) adapted this traditional English melody (probably one of the variants of the folk song "Dives and Lazarus"), added phrases of his own to rec…

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Theodore Parker Ferris (b. Port Chester, NY, 1908; d. 1972) composed WEYMOUTH in 1941 for H. C. Robbins's text "And Have the Bright Immensities"; the tune was published in The Hymnal 1940. Ferris named the tune for his summer hometown, Weymouth, Nova Scotia. Well-crafted with an effective rhythmic c…

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

A Hymnal for Friends #33

Five New Hymns for Youth by Youth #4

Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d33

Hymnbook for Christian Worship #88

Hymns of Faith and Life #498

Text Info

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #691

The Hymnal #d79

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