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God, whose city's sure foundation

God, whose city's sure foundation

Author: Cyril Alington
Tune: OBIIT
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Cyril Alington

Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, England, Cyril A. Alington (b. Ipswich, England, 1872; d. St. Leonards, Hertfordshire, England, 1955) was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1901. He had a teaching career that included being headmaster at Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He was dean of Durham from 1933-1951 as well as chaplain to the king of England. His writings include literary works and Christianity in England, Good News (1945). Many of his hymns appeared in various twentieth-century editions of the famous British hymnal, Hymns Ancient and Modern. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God, whose city's sure foundation
Author: Cyril Alington
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Copyright: © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ancient and Modern #301

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #259

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #464

Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #193

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Common Praise #219

Hymns Ancient and Modern, Revised #574

The New English Hymnal #199

Exclude 2 pre-1979 instances
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