In Your Temple Courts, O Father

Author: David Nyvall, 1863-1946

Nyvall, David. (Värmland, Sweden, January 19, 1863--February 6, 1946, St. Paul, Minnesota). Evangelical Covenant. Son of Karl Johan Nyvall. Junior college at Gävle. Premedical studies at Uppsala University and Carolinian Institute 1883-1885. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1886. On faculty of Swedish department of Chicago Theological Seminary 1887-1890. One of the founders and first president of North Park College and Theological Seminary (and Academy), 1891-1904 and 1912-1923. Secretary of the Evangelical Covenant Church 1895-1893. President of Walden College, McPherson, Kansas, 1905-1910. Professor of Scandinavian languages, University of Washington, 1910-1912. Dean of North Park Seminary 1923-1925 and teacher until 1941. Author of several… Go to person page >

Translator: E. Gustav Johnson, 1893-1974

Born: May 21, 1893, Väse Vämland, Sweden. Died: November 13, 1974, Miami, Florida. Johnson’s family emigrated to America when he was 10 years old, settling in Hartford, Connecticut. He learned the craft of a printer, but at age 30 took up studies at North Park, Chicago, Illinois, where he earned degrees at the academy, college, and seminary. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago and Duke University. He started teaching English and Swedish at North Park in 1931, staying there three decades. He also found time to edit the Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly. His works include: The Swedish Element in America, 1933 (co-editor) Translation of C. J. Nyvall’s Travel Memories from America, 1876 Translatio… Go to person page >

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First Line: In your temple courts, O Father
Title: In Your Temple Courts, O Father
Translator: E. Gustav Johnson, 1893-1974 (alt.)
Author: David Nyvall, 1863-1946
Meter: D
Copyright: Tr. © 1973 Covenant Publications


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