O Bread of life, for all things breaking

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Author: Timothy Tingfang Lew

T'ingfang Lew was a leading Chinese educator, author, and editor. He was educated in China and at Columbia University in New York City (M.A.; Ph.D.). His Bachelor of Divinity degree was from Yale and he studied at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, where he also taught Christian education. Lew lectured throughout America at schools and colleges from 1926 to 1938 and received an S.T.D. degree from Oberlin College. In 1932, Lew began to chair the commission to prepare a Chinese Union hymnal. The resulting Hymns of Universal Praise was published in 1936. Its music editor was Bliss Wiant, a colleague of Lews's at Yenching University in Peking. Lew also edited the Union Book of Common Prayer which was used by four Protestant Ch… Go to person page >

Translator: Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng

(no biographical information available about Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Bread of life, for all things breaking
Translator: Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng (1986)
Author: Timothy Tingfang Lew (1834)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1977 by Chinese Christian Literature council, Ltd. Hong Kong



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The Minter Lane Hymnal VI #75

The New Century Hymnal #333

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