Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts

Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts. Ray Palmer* (1808-1887). This fine translation of ‘Iesu dulcedo cordium’, part of ‘Iesu dulcis memoria’*, was made in 1858, and published in The Sabbath Hymn Book: for the Service of Song in the House of the Lord (New York and Boston, 1858), edited by Lowell Mason*, Edwards Amasa Park, and Austin Phelps. It rapidly became popular, and it has retained its place in most mainstream English language...

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