Word of God to earth descending

Word of God to earth descending

Author: Thomas Aquinas; Author: Robert Campbell
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Thomas Aquinas

Thomas of Aquino, confessor and doctor, commonly called The Angelical Doctor, “on account of," says Dom Gueranger, "the extraordinary gift of understanding wherewith God had blessed him," was born of noble parents, his father being Landulph, Count of Aquino, and his mother a rich Neapolitan lady, named Theodora. The exact date of his birth is not known, but most trustworthy authorities give it as 1227. At the age of five he was sent to the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino to receive his first training, which in the hands of a large-hearted and God-fearing man, resulted in so filling his mind with knowledge and his soul with God, that it is said the monks themselves would often approach by stealth to hear the words of piety and wisdo… Go to person page >

Author: Robert Campbell

Robert Campbell was an advocate residing in Edinburgh. He is not much known as an author, but some of his hymns have been adopted in several hymnals. He was Roman Catholic. His death occurred in 1868. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Word of God to earth descending
Author: Thomas Aquinas
Author: Robert Campbell



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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #74

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d161

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Organ ed. #d173

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Pew ed. #d178

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