Frank W. Price was born in Kashing, China, February 25, 1895. His parents P. Frank (Philip Francis) Price and Esther Price were missionaries with the Presbyterian Church U.S.(Southern) near Shanghai. Dr. Price spent his early years in rural China surrounded by native culture and missionary work. Price returned to the United States to finish his education, and in 1915 he received a bachelors degree from Davidson College. From 1915 to 1917, Price was Principal of Hillcrest School, Nanking. He traveled with Chinese labourers to France in December 1918-19 with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Returning to the United States, Price earned a B.D. from Yale in 1922 and later a Ph.D. in 1938 also from Yale. Price married Essie Ott McClu… Go to person page >
Author: Timothy T'ingfang 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 >
Display Title: O Bread of life, for sinners brokenFirst Line: O Bread of life, for sinners brokenTune Title: SHENG ENAuthor: Timothy T'ing Fang Lew, 1892-1947; Frank W. Price, 1895-1974Meter: 99. 99Date: 1985
Display Title: O Bread of life, for sinners brokenFirst Line: O Bread of life, for sinners brokenTune Title: SHENG ENAuthor: Timothy T'ing Fang Lew; Frank W. PriceDate: 1992Source: Hymns of Universal Praise, 1936, alt.