|Short Name:||Ebenezer S. Oakley|
|Full Name:||Oakley, Ebenezer S. (Sherman), 1865-1935|
Oakley, Ebenezer Sherman, M.A., son of the Rev. Henry Oakley, Congregational Minister, was b. Dec. 24, 1865, at Richmond, Yorks. He studied in arts at Glasgow Univ., and in theology at Airedale College, Bradford, and the Univ. of Giessen, and took his M.A. at the Univ. of Allahabad in N. India. He is now (1906) missionary of the L.M.S. at Almora in N. India, and Principal of Ramsay College there. He contributed three hymns to Dr. John Hunter's Hymns of Faith and Life, 1889 and 1896, from which Nos. 1 and 2 passed into the Public School Hymn Book, 1903, and Worship Song, 1905.
1. Enduring Soul of all our life. [Whitsuntide.] Written 1885; in Hunter, 1889, No. 176.
2. In life's earnest morning. [Help in God.] "Written 1885; in Hunter, 1889, No. 661, entitled Student’s Hymn.
3. 0 Holy Child of Bethlehem. [Devotion to Christ.] In Hunter, 1896, No. 360. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Texts by Ebenezer S. Oakley (6)||As||Instances|
|Enduring Soul of all our life||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||15|
|Eternal Spirit, source of life||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||5|
|Immortal Source of all our life||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||2|
|In life's earnest morning||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||33|
|Some are sowing their seed||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||2|
|Teach us, Lord, thy wisdom||Ebenezer S. Oakley (Author)||3|