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Walter Russell Bowie (1882-1969), an Episcopal priest, was the Rector of Emmanuel Church, Greenwood, Connecticut (1908-1911); St. Paul’s Church, Richmond, Virginia (1911-1923); and Grace Church, New York, New York (1923-1939).  Then he was Professor of Practical Theology and Dean of Students at Union Theological Seminary, New York, New York (1939-1950), and Professor of Homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia (1950-1955).  Bowie also served on the committee that translated the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (New Testament, 1946; Old Testament, 1952).  He wrote and published prolifically, for both children and adults, mainly on the topic of the Bible.


God of the Nations, Who, from Dawn of Days:

Lord Christ, When First Thou Cam’st to Men:

Lord, Through Changing Days, Unchanging:

Lovely to the Outward Eye:

O Holy City Seen of John:


Posted July 17, 2017 by neatnik2009 in Sources Bo

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