John Athelstan Laurie Riley   1 comment


Above:  St. Paul’s Cathedral and Blackfriars Bridge, London, England, United Kingdom, 1880s

Image Creator = G. W. Wilson and Company

Image Source = Library of Congress

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John Athelstan Laurie Riley (1858-1945) was an accomplished man.  He, a High Church Anglican, wrote hymns, translated hymns, served on the committee for The English Hymnal (1906), promoted the study of liturgy, and encouraged ecumenical relations with Eastern Orthodox churches.


All Hail, Ye Little Martyr Flowers:

Dost Thou Truly Seek Renown:

O Food of Men Wayfaring:

Saints of God!  Lo, Jesu’s People:

What Sweet of Life Endureth:


Posted September 21, 2016 by neatnik2009 in Sources R, The English Hymnal (1906)

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