The Word Whom Earth and Sea and Sky

The Word whom earth and sea and sky

Translator: John Mason Neale; Translator (st. 2): Anne LeCroy
Published in 2 hymnals

Translator: John Mason Neale

John M. Neale's life is a study in contrasts: born into an evangelical home, he had sympathies toward Rome; in perpetual ill health, he was incredibly productive; of scholarly tem­perament, he devoted much time to improving social conditions in his area; often ignored or despised by his contemporaries, he is lauded today for his contributions to the church and hymnody. Neale's gifts came to expression early–he won the Seatonian prize for religious poetry eleven times while a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1842, but ill health and his strong support of the Oxford Movement kept him from ordinary parish ministry. So Neale spent the years between 1846 and 1866 as a warden of Sackvi… Go to person page >

Translator (st. 2): Anne LeCroy

Rev. Anne LeCroy was a professor of English at East Tennessee State University. Following her work as a translator she was a vocational deacon in the diocese of East Tennessee, serving St. Timothy's in Kingsport, and St. John's in Johnson city. Dianne Shapiro, from email sent by Rev. Margaret Zeller, Rector, St. Christopher's, Kingsport Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Word whom earth and sea and sky
Title: The Word Whom Earth and Sea and Sky
Translator: John Mason Neale
Translator (st. 2): Anne LeCroy
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Sts. 1,3,4 By permission of Hymns Ancient & Modern Limited.; St. 2 © 1982, Anne LeCroy

Instances

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The Hymnal 1982 #263

The Hymnal 1982 #264

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