Luke, Jemima Thompson, the wife of Rev. Samuel Luke, an Independent minister of England, was the daughter of Thomas 422 Thompson, a philanthropist, and was born at Colebrook Terrace, Islington, August 19, 1813. When only thirteen years of age she began writing for the Juvenile Magazine. She published a volume titled The Female Jesuit in 1851 and A Memoir of Eliza Ann Harris, of Clifton, in 1859, but her name is known to the Christian world almost wholly through the one hymn found in this volume. Mrs. Luke died February 2, 1906.
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Author: Sebastian Cruellas
One of the promoters of Spanish hymnody was Spaniard Pedro Castro y Sebastián Cruellas. He participated not only as a compiler or publisher of hymnals, but with hymns composed, translated or adapted by him.
-- from "Evangelicals in Mexico: Their Hymnody and Its Theology", p. 204
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