Dr. Hugh C. Stuntz, now living in Florida, is a former Methodist missionary in Montevideo, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Argentina, and more recently served for thirteen years as president of Scarritt College, Nashville, Tennessee.
--New Hymns for America, 1976. Used by permission. Go to person page >
The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant.
The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…