Through the passing of the week

Through the passing of the week

Author: William Walsham How
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William Walsham How

William W. How (b. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, 1823; d. Leenane, County Mayo, Ireland, 1897) studied at Wadham College, Oxford, and Durham University and was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. He served various congregations and became Suffragan Bishop in east London in 1879 and Bishop of Wakefield in 1888. Called both the "poor man's bishop" and "the children's bishop," How was known for his work among the destitute in the London slums and among the factory workers in west Yorkshire. He wrote a number of theological works about controversies surrounding the Oxford Movement and attempted to reconcile biblical creation with the theory of evolution. He was joint editor of Psalms and Hymns (1854) and Church Hymns (1871). While rec… Go to person page >

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First Line: Through the passing of the week
Author: William Walsham How

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #26

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Carmina Sanctorum #26

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #25

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d646

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