Divino Salvador

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

Translator (sts. 1-2): Ángel Archilla

(no biographical information available about Ángel Archilla.) Go to person page >

Translator (sts 3-4): Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Divino Salvador
English Title: My faith looks up to Thee
Author: Ray Palmer
Translator (sts. 1-2): Ángel Archilla
Translator (sts 3-4): Anonymous
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Language: Spanish

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Instances

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Culto Cristiano #237

El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #157

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