The world still waits to hear the word

Author: Cecil Smith

Smith, Cecil Daniel. Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, 1915; degrees in theology and religious education at Boston University. Professor of Bible and Religion at Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio. --The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: The world still waits to hear the word
Author: Cecil Smith
Publication Date: 1966
Copyright: Copyright 1966 by the Hymn Society of America



William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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Fifteen New Bible Hymns #11

Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d206

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