My fatherland

There is a place where the angels dwell

Author: William Hunter
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a place where the angels dwell
Title: My fatherland
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: I'm bound for home, for my blissful home



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #9

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Songs of Redeeming Love #29

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #R29

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Unfading Treasures #85

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