My own dear fatherland

There is a bright home just beyond the weary

Author: W. Stillman Martin
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: W. Stillman Martin

Born: March 8, 1862, Rowley, Massachusetts. Died: December 16, 1935, Atlanta, Georgia. Buried: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia. Husband of hymnist Civilla Martin, Stillman attended Harvard University and was ordained a Baptist minister, though he later switched to the Disciples of Christ denomination. In 1916, he became a professor of Bible studies at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina. Three years later, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. It was from there he went all over America to run Bible conferences and evangelistic meetings. Sources: Hustad, p. 282 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_ws.htm Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a bright home just beyond the weary
Title: My own dear fatherland
Author: W. Stillman Martin
Refrain First Line: This happy place is my own dear fatherland

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