Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Alterer: Charles P. Price
Price was born in Pittsburgh in 1920 and educated at Harvard University, Virgina Theological Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He studied piano with Elizabeth and Ferguson Webster and was ordained as a deacon and priest in the Episcopal Church, Diocese of Pittsburgh. He served churches in Pennsylvania and New York City before becoming a professor at Virginia Theological Seminary (1956-1963). From 1963 to 1972 he was preacher to the university and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University before returning to Virginia Seminary as professor of systematic theology (1972-1989).
Price was a member of the Standing Liturgical Commission (1967-1985) and the Committee on Texts for The Hymnal 1982 (197… Go to person page >
HALTON HOLGATE (also called SHARON) is a version of a psalm tune originally composed by William Boyce (b. London, England, 1710; d. Kensington, London, 1779) and published around 1765 in his Collection of Melodies, including tunes by various composers for Christopher Smart's paraphrases of the psalm…
Display Title: In your mercy, Lord, you called meFirst Line: In your mercy, Lord, you called meTune Title: HALTON HOLGATEAuthor: Josiah Conder, 1789-1855; Charles P. Price, b. 1920Meter: 87. 87Date: 1985
Display Title: In Your Mercy, LordFirst Line: In your mercy, LordTune Title: HALTON HOLGATEAuthor: Charles P. Price; Josiah Conder, 1789-1855Meter: 188.8.131.52.Scripture: John 15:12-25Date: 1995Subject: Invitation and Response | ; Christ--Grace and mercy of | ; Christ--Love of | ; Conversion | ; God--Grace and mercy of | ; God--Love of | ; Heart--Surrender of |