Thou standest at the altar

Thou standest at the altar

Author: Edward W. Eddis
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Edward W. Eddis

Eddis, Edward William, a member of the Catholic Apostolic Church, commonly known as the "Irvingites," compiled for the use of their congregations, and published in 1864, Hymns for the Use of the Churches (London, Bosworth & Harrison). It contained 205 hymns, of which nineteen were his original compositions, and two translations. The 2nd edition, in a revised form with 320 hymns and 44 doxologies, was published in 1871 (London, J. Strangeways). To this he contributed forty new hymns and one translation, thus making 62 hymns. All these are signed "E. W. Eddis." Very few are found in any other collection. The exceptions include "O brightness of the Immortal Father's Face " (translation from the Greek); "In us the hope of glory" (The Second Adv… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou standest at the altar
Author: Edward W. Eddis

Notes

Thou standest at the altar, p. 321, i. In the 1890 edition of the Hymnal Companion stanza ii. is by Bp. E. H. Bickersteth.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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