The Lord into His Father's Hands

The Lord into His Father's hands

Author: Halgrímur Pétursson; Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Halgrímur Pétursson

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Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher

Pilcher, Charles Venn. (Oxford, June 4, 1879--July 4, 1961, Sydney, Australia). Anglican. Grandnephew of Charlotte Elliott. Hertford College, Oxford, B.A., 1902; M.A., 1905; B.D., 1909; D.D., 1921. Curacies at Birmingham, 1903-1905; St. James, Toronto, 1910-1916; taught theology at Auckland Castle, England, 1905-1906, and at Wycliffe College, Toronto, 1916-1936. Elected coadjutor bishop of Sydney, Australia, at the instance of a former Wycliffe colleague, Archbishop Mowll. He composed hymn tunes and other music, and long played bass clarinet in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Also, he translated and published much devotional material from Iceland, notably Iceland Christian Classics (1950). These side interests, like his hymn writing, merely… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord into His Father's hands
Title: The Lord into His Father's Hands
Author: Halgrímur Pétursson
Translator: Charles Venn Pilcher
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Translation © 1930, by permission of Augsburg Fortress

Tune

VATER UNSER

Martin Luther's versification of the Lord's Prayer was set to this tune in Valentin Schumann's hymnal, Geistliche Lieder (1539); the tune, whose composer remains unknown, had some earlier use. The tune name derives from Luther's German incipit: “Vater unser im Himmelreich….” Because VATER UNSE…

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BERGGREEN (53155)


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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #339
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