O Church of God Triumphant

Author: S. Ralph Harlow

Born: July 20, 1885, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: August 21, 1972, Northampton, Massachusetts. Buried: Abels Hill Cemetery (also known as Chilmark Cemetery), Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Harlow attended Harvard University, Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University, & Hartford Theological Seminary. Ordained a Congregational minister in 1912, he was a chaplain and sociology teacher at the International College in Smyrna, Turkey (1912-22). When World War I broke out, he served as YMCA director for the American forces in France. In 1923, he joined Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, serving over 30 years as a professor of religion and social ethics. He traveled overseas as a lecturer for the Carnegie Endowment for Inter… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O church of God triumphant Above the world's dark fears
Title: O Church of God Triumphant
Author: S. Ralph Harlow (1948)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Words used by permission of author.

Tune

LANCASHIRE

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1975 #d283
Chapel Conference Songbook #d58
Hymnal of the Church of God #464
The Churches of God Hymnal. #d343
The Hymnal of the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church of America #d339
When Youth Sing #d123



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