In the beginning was the word; Athwart the chaos-night

In the beginning was the word; Athwart the chaos-night

Author: Samuel Longfellow
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Samuel Longfellow

Longfellow, Samuel, B. A., brother of the Poet, was born at Portland, Maine, June 18, 1819, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated in Arts in 1839, and in Theology in 1846. On receiving ordination as an Unitarian Minister, he became Pastor at Fall River, Massachusetts, 1848; at Brooklyn, 1853; and at Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1860. In 1846 he edited, with the Rev. S. Johnson (q. v.), A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. This collection was enlarged and revised in 1848. In 1859 his Vespers was published, and in 1864 the Unitarian Hymns of the Spirit , under the joint editorship of the Rev. S. Johnson and himself. His Life of his brother, the Poet Longfellow, was published in 1886. To the works named he contributed the follow… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the beginning was the word; Athwart the chaos-night
Author: Samuel Longfellow

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Christian Service Songs #325

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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #31

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Hymns of the Spirit #673

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d86

The Bible Hymn Book #d104

The Churches of God Hymnal. #d234

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