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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

Neale, John Mason, D.D., was born in Conduit Street, London, on Jan. 24, 1818. He inherited intellectual power on both sides: his father, the Rev. Cornelius Neale, having been Senior Wrangler, Second Chancellor's Medallist, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and his mother being the daughter of John Mason Good, a man of considerable learning. Both father and mother are said to have been "very pronounced Evangelicals." The father died in 1823, and the boy's early training was entirely under the direction of his mother, his deep attachment for whom is shown by the fact that, not long before his death, he wrote of her as "a mother to whom I owe more than I can express." He was educated at Sherborne Grammar School, and was afterwards… 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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Hymnal 1982 #263

Hymnal 1982 #264

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