O Praise, My Soul, the Lord

Author: James Quinn

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company. Sing a New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O praise, my soul, the Lord!
Title: O Praise, My Soul, the Lord
Author: James Quinn
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Source: Praise for All Seasons (Selah, 1994)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969. Used by permission of Geoffrey Chapman. A division of Cassell, PLC

Tune

TERRA BEATA

TERRA BEATA was originally a traditional English folk tune, a variant of which, entitled RUSPER, appeared in The English Hymnal in 1906. Franklin L. Sheppard (b. Philadelphia, PA, 1852; d. Germantown, PA, 1930) arranged the tune for Babcock's text and published it in the Presbyterian church school h…

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Timeline

Instances

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Catholic Book of Worship III #677

Scripture Song Database #2606

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