The Place Called Calvary (Chorus)

Wonderful place called Calvary

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Published in 1 hymnal

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Wonderful place called Calvary!
Wonderful place called Calvary!
Love, redeeming love, I see
At the place called Calvary.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #c29

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wonderful place called Calvary
Title: The Place Called Calvary (Chorus)
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1986.

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #c29

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