Earthly friends will change and falter

Earthly friends will change and falter

Author: John Mason Neale
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John Mason Neale

John M. Neale's life is a study in contrasts: born into an evangelical home, he had sympathies toward Rome; in perpetual ill health, he was incredibly productive; of scholarly tem­perament, he devoted much time to improving social conditions in his area; often ignored or despised by his contemporaries, he is lauded today for his contributions to the church and hymnody. Neale's gifts came to expression early–he won the Seatonian prize for religious poetry eleven times while a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1842, but ill health and his strong support of the Oxford Movement kept him from ordinary parish ministry. So Neale spent the years between 1846 and 1866 as a warden of Sackvi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Earthly friends will change and falter
Author: John Mason Neale

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Children's Hymns with Tunes #d26

Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d21

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Laudis Corona #20

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d78

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Sunday School Hymn Book #148

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The Hymnary with Tunes #82

The St. Alban Hymnal #d82

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