O God, enshrined in dazzling light

O God, enshrined in dazzling light

Author: William W. How
Tune: YORK (Scottish)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: William W. How

William W. How (b. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, 1823; d. Leenane, County Mayo, Ireland, 1897) studied at Wadham College, Oxford, and Durham University and was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. He served various congregations and became Suffragan Bishop in east London in 1879 and Bishop of Wakefield in 1888. Called both the "poor man's bishop" and "the children's bishop," How was known for his work among the destitute in the London slums and among the factory workers in west Yorkshire. He wrote a number of theological works about controversies surrounding the Oxford Movement and attempted to reconcile biblical creation with the theory of evolution. He was joint editor of Psalms and Hymns (1854) and Church Hymns (1871). While rec… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God, enshrined in dazzling light
Author: William W. How
Language: English

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A Church of England Hymn Book #346

Church Hymns with Tunes #442

The Home and School Hymnal #36

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