The joyous life that year by year

The joyous life that year by year

Author: William Walsham How
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: William Walsham How

William W. How (b. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, 1823; d. Leenane, County Mayo, Ireland, 1897) studied at Wadham College, Oxford, and Durham University and was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. He served various congregations and became Suffragan Bishop in east London in 1879 and Bishop of Wakefield in 1888. Called both the "poor man's bishop" and "the children's bishop," How was known for his work among the destitute in the London slums and among the factory workers in west Yorkshire. He wrote a number of theological works about controversies surrounding the Oxford Movement and attempted to reconcile biblical creation with the theory of evolution. He was joint editor of Psalms and Hymns (1854) and Church Hymns (1871). While rec… Go to person page >

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First Line: The joyous life that year by year
Author: William Walsham How

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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #174

Hymns of the Christian Life #d404

Hymns of the Christian Life #d401

The Chapel Hymnal #d239

The Hymnal for Young People #d234

The Hymnal #519

The Middlesex Hymn Book #d80

The Middlesex Hymn Book #d86

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d329

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The School Hymnal #242

Treasure Songs for Schools and Churches #d216

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