Almejo a Fé Que Forte É

Translator: Justus Henry Nelson

Born 22 December 1850 in Menomonee Falls, WI. He was a missionary to Belém, Pará, Brazil at the mouth of the Amazon River and established the first Protestant church in the Amazon basin. He translated a number of hymns into Portuguese. Go to person page >

Author: William Hiley Bathurst

Bathurst, William Hiley , M.A., son of the Rt. Hon. Charles Bragge (afterwards Bathurst) some time M.P. for Bristol, born at Clevedale, near Bristol, Aug. 28, 1796, and educated at Winchester, and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1818. From 1820 to 1852 he held the Rectory of Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds. Resigning the Rectory in the latter year, through his inability to reconcile his doctrinal views with the Book of Common Prayer, he retired into private life, and died at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, Nov. 25, 1877. His works include, The Georgics of Virgil: Translated by W. H. B., 1849; Metrical Musings; or, Thoughts on Sacred Subjects in Verse, 1849; and Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, 1831 (2nd ed. 1842). This last… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Almejo a fé que forte é no mundo tentador
Title: Almejo a Fé Que Forte É
English Title: O For a Faith That Will Not Shrink
Author: William Hiley Bathurst (1831)
Translator: Justus Henry Nelson
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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