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O first of many prophets

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Author: John Howland Lathrop

Lathrop, Rev. John Howland, D.D. (Jackson, Michigan, June 6, 1880-1967). He graduated from Meadville Theological School in 1903, then entered Harvard where he took an A.B. in 1905. He also studied at the University of Chicago, and the University of Jena. He served as minister of the First Unitarian Church of Berkeley, California, 1905-1911, and the First Unitarian Congregational Church of Brooklyn, New York, 1911-1957, when he became pastor emeritus. In 1935 he wrote a hymn for Palm Sunday beginning "Hosanna in the highest! Our eager hearts acclaim," which was included in Hymns of the Spirit (1937), set to St. Theodulph. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives  Go to person page >

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First Line: O first of many prophets
Author: John Howland Lathrop
Notes: This hymn is a cento taken from Rev. Lathrop's longer hymn, O bold, O foolish peasants.
Copyright: Used by permission of John Howland Lathrop


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