|Short Name:||Edmund Turney|
|Full Name:||Turney, Edmund, 1816-1872|
Turney, Edward, D.D., an American Baptist minister, was born at Easton (then Weston), Connecticut, May 6, 1816, and graduated at Madison University, New York. He was successively pastor at Hartford and at Granville, Ohio (1842-47); Professor of Biblical Criticism, Madison University, 1850, and also of Biblical Literature at Fairmount Theological Seminary, Cincinnati (1853-58). Subsequently he taught in Washington, District of Columbia. He died at Washington, Sept. 28, 1872. He published Baptismal Hymn, 1862, and Memorial Poems and Hymns, 1864. Of these hymns the following are in common use:—
1. Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus. Peace and Rest in Jesus.
2. Come to Jesus, little one (1860). Invitation.
3. I will go in the strength of the Lord (circa 1860). Missions. In the Church Missionary Gleaner (English) in 1861.
4. O love divine, 0 matchless grace (1864). Divine Love.
These hymns are in the Memorial Poems & Hymns, 1864. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Texts by Edmund Turney (8)||As||Instances|
|Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus, Thou who gavest||Edmund Turney (Author)||14|
|Come to Jesus, little one! Come to Jesus now!||Edmund Turney (Author)||30|
|Fellow helpers to the truth||Rev. E. Turney, D.D. (Author)||4|
|Happy children, taught to know||Edmund Turney (Author)||2|
|I will go in the strength of the Lord (Turney)||Edward Turney (Author)||11|
|Jesus, we love this sacred rite||E. Turney (Author)||2|
|O sweet the hallowed morn||Edmund Turney (Author)||1|
|O love divine, O matchless grace||E. Turney (Author)||20|