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Unbar the door and let the Lord Christ in

Unbar the door and let the Lord Christ in

Author: John Oxenham
Tune: PAX VERITATIS
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Oxenham

William Arthur Dunkerley (12 November 1852 - 23 January 1941) was a prolific English journalist, novelist and poet. He was born in Manchester, spent a short time after his marriage in America before moving to Ealing, west London, where he served as dea­con and teach­er at the Ealing Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church from the 1880s, and he then moved to Worthing in Sussex in 1922, where he became the town's mayor. He wrote under his own name, and also as John Oxenham for his poetry, hymn-writing, and novels. His poetry includes Bees in Amber: a little book of thoughtful verse (1913) which became a bestseller. He also wrote the poem "Greatheart." He used another pseudonym, Julian Ross, for journalism. Dunkerley was a major contributor to Jer… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Unbar the door and let the Lord Christ in
Author: John Oxenham

Timeline

Instances

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American Student Hymnal #d344
Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d462
Christian Worship: a hymnal #287



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