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How glorious is the hour

How glorious is the hour

Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch

Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf, D.D. This Unitarian minister was born at Boston, June 18, 1809, and removed to Washington in 1818, his father being the architect of the Capitol. He graduated at Columbian College and the Cambridge Theological School. In 1831 lie was ordained at Charleston, S.C., as assistant to Dr. Gilman. Subsequently he was pastor at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Washington, 1838; Nashua, New Hampshire, 1845; Dorchester, Mass., 1852; and "East Cambridge, Mass., 1865. He died at the last place, Oct. 12, 1870. His works include:— (1) Contemplations of the Saviour; A Series of Extracts from the Gospel History, with Reflections and Original and Selected Hymns. Boston, Carter and Hendee, 1832. This has been reprinted in England. (… Go to person page >

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First Line: How glorious is the hour
Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #459Page Scan
Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d59
Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d29
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d276
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #489Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #580Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #566Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #566Page Scan
Melodies of Heaven #d51
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #107Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d268
Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #252Page Scan
The Gospel Hymnal #d237
The Gospel Psalmist #333Page Scan
The Harp #379Page Scan
The Tabernacle #d121
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d152
Vestry Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of social worship #52dPage Scan
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