Light of the soul, O Savior blest

Light of the soul, O Savior blest

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
Published in 32 hymnals

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux, saint, abbot, and doctor, fills one of the most conspicuous positions in the history of the middle ages. His father, Tecelin, or Tesselin, a knight of great bravery, was the friend and vassal of the Duke of Burgundy. Bernard was born at his father's castle on the eminence of Les Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy, in 1091. He was educated at Chatillon, where he was distinguished for his studious and meditative habits. The world, it would be thought, would have had overpowering attractions for a youth who, like Bernard, had all the advantages that high birth, great personal beauty, graceful manners, and irresistible influence could give, but, strengthened in the resolve by night visions of his mother (who had died in 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: Light of the soul, O Savior blest
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

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Instances (1 - 32 of 32)
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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #205

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d86

Choral Song #d112

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Church Melodies #116

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d351

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #402

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #431

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #392

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #392

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #558

Hymns of the Ages #d63

Laudent Omnes #d103

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Lyra Catholica #212

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Plymouth Collection #a736

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #736

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #796

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad594

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b703

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Songs for the Sanctuary #703

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Songs for the Sanctuary #703

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Songs for the Sanctuary #703

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #703

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #703

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Songs of the Church #433

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #736

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The Catholic Hymn Book #154

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The Catholic Hymnal #110

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The Christian Hymnal #235

The Little Catholic Hymn Book #d40

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #23

The Plymouth Hymnal #d262

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Waters' Choral Harp #139c

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