Our Father, while our hearts unlearn

Our Father, while our hearts unlearn

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Tune: BROWNING (Burnap)
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, M.D, LL.D., son of the Rev. Abiel Holmes, D.D. of Cambridge, U.S.A., was born at Cambridge, Aug. 29, 1809, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated in 1829. After practising for some time in Boston, he was elected in 1847 to the chair of Anatomy, in Harvard. His writings in prose and verse are well known and widely circulated. They excel in humour and pathos. Although not strictly speaking a hymnwriter, a few of his hymns are in extensive use, and include:— 1. Father of mercies, heavenly Friend. Prayer during war. 2. Lord of all being, throned afar. God's Omnipresence. This is a hymn of great merit. It is dated 1848. 3. 0 Lord of hosts, Almighty King. Soldiers’ Hymn. Dated 1861. 4. 0 Love… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our Father, while our hearts unlearn
Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d254

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d253

Hymns of Hope and Courage #d65

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #235a

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #235b

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #195

Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d248

Praise and Thanks #d74

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Services for Congregational Worship #212

Songs of praise : enlarged edition #620

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d201

The Hill School Hymnal and Service Book #d200

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d361

The Plymouth Hymnal #d424

The St. Alban Hymnal #d341

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d352

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d195

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