God of love and truth and beauty
God of love and truth and beauty. Timothy Rees* (1874-1939).
From The Mirfield Mission Hymn-Book (1922), where it is dated 1916. It was included in BBCHB, to a tune, CAROLYN, commissioned from Herbert Murrill (1909-1952), then head of music at the BBC. It appeared subsequently in 100HfT (1969) and thus in A&MNS, headed ‘Hallowed be thy name’; it is also in HP. It is little known outside Britain, although it was included in Rejoice in the Lord (1985), of which the music editor was Erik...
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