Father, God, my God all seeing

Father, God, my God all seeing

Translator: Erastus C. Benedict; Author: Hildebert of Manz
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Translator: Erastus C. Benedict

Benedict, Erastus Cornelius, LL.B., born at Bradford, Connecticut, March 19, 1800, and educated at Williams College, graduating in 1821. In 1824 he was called to the Bar; and from 1850-54 was President of the New York Board of Education. He was also Regent of New York University, and filled other important posts of honour. He died in New York, Oct. 22, 1880. He published several works, including the Hymn of St. Hildebert, N. Y., 1867. In 1868, he contributed “Jesus, I love Thee evermore,” a translation of “O Deus, ego amo Te" (q. v.), and "With terror thou dost strike me now," a translation of "Gravi me terroro pulsas" (q. v.), to Dr. Schaff's Christ in Song. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnol… Go to person page >

Author: Hildebert of Manz

Hildebert, who sprang from a family of no great position, was born at Laverdin, near Montoire, in France, 1057. Brought up at the feet of Berengarius of Tours (a pupil of Erigena) he so profited by the opportunities thus afforded him of acquiring learning, as to become one of the most cultivated scholars of his age. Having for some years been a Professor of Theology at Mans, he became at the age of forty (1097) Bishop of that see. He was translated, in 1125, to the Archbishopric of Tours, and died 1134. Hildebert's character as an individual has been very differently drawn by different writers, for while Trench describes him as " a wise and gentle prelate, although not wanting in courage to dare and fortitude to endure, when the cause of t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, God, my God all seeing
Latin Title: Alpha et Omega magne Deus
Author: Hildebert of Manz
Translator: Erastus C. Benedict
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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