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Our God, to Whom We Turn

Author: Edward Grubb

Edward Grubb (October 19, 1854 - January 3, 1939) was an influential English Quaker who made significant contributions to revitalizing pacifism and a concern for social issues in the Religious Society of Friends in the late 19th century as a leader of the movement known as the Quaker Renaissance. He also wrote a number of hymns including Our God, to Whom we turn. He would later play a major role in the No-Conscription Fellowship, an organization that united and supported conscientious objectors in Britain during World War One. Grubb was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, and studied at the University of Leeds and University of London. He began his career as a teacher at Bootham School in York, England. Bootham was a boarding school for boys of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Our God, to whom we turn
Title: Our God, to Whom We Turn
Author: Edward Grubb (1925)
Meter: 6.7.6.7.6.6.6.6
Language: English

Tune

O GOTT DU FROMMER GOTT (51712)


DARMSTADT

Also known as: WAS FRAG ICH NACH DER WELT O GOTT DU FROMMER GOTT Composed by Ahasuerus Fritsch (b. Mücheln on the Geissel, near Merseburg, Germany, 1629; d. Rudolstadt, Germany, 1701), DARMSTADT first appeared in his Himmels-Lust und Welt-Unlust (1679). The melody was altered when it was published…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4929
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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Presbyterian Hymnal #278

The New Century Hymnal #37

Ambassador Hymnal #244

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Hymnal 1982 #681

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The Cyber Hymnal #4929

Include 13 pre-1979 instances
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