Eternal Father, Lord of space and time

Eternal Father, Lord of space and time

Author: Robert Dobbie
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Robert Dobbie

Dobbie, Robert. (Dundee, Scotland, March 12, 1901- ). Congregational/United Church. Glasgow University, B.A., 1924, B.D., 1927; University of London, external B.D.'s in Old Testament subjects, 1934, 1938; M.Th., 1940. Pastorates in Scotland at Dunfermline, 1927-1936; Cambusland, 1936-1941; Ardroffan, 1941-1946. Lecturer or professor in Old Testament at Glasgow University, 1946-1947; St. Andrew's University, 1947-1955; Emmanuel College, Toronto, 1955-1969; Carleton University, Ottawa, 1969-1974. In 1974, he semi-retired to Chatham, Ontario. Despite longstanding interest in hymns, he began only late in life to write them. --Hugh McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >




Orlando Gibbons (b. Oxford, England, 1583; d. Canterbury, England, 1625) composed SONG 24 as a setting for a paraphrase of Lamentations 1. The tune was number 24 (hence, the tune name) in his collection of hymn tunes composed for and published in George Wither's <em>The Hymnes and Songs o…

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Common Praise (1998) #472
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