Spirit of light, whose ever-gracious power

Spirit of light, whose ever-gracious power

Author: Earl Marlatt
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Earl Marlatt

Marlatt, Earl Bowman. (Columbus, Indiana, May 24, 1892--June 13, 1976, Winchester, Ind.). One of twin boys, he was born into the family of a Methodist Episcopal minister at Columbus, Ind. Graduating from DePauw University, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1912, he continued his studies at Harvard and Boston Universities, Oxford, England, and the University of Berlin. Upon returning to America he spent one year in newspaper work at Kenosha, Wisconsin, and then joined the United States Army, serving as a second lieutenant of field artillery in World War I. He joined the staff at Boston University as Associate Professor of Philosophy in 1923, becoming Professor two years later, was Professor of Literature, Boston University School of Theology, and Dean,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Spirit of light, whose ever-gracious power
Author: Earl Marlatt
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Publication Date: 1955
Copyright: Copyright 1955 by the Hymn Society of America

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