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" What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown; — The heathen in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone. "
A Collection of Hymns - Página 193
por Thomas Russell - 1834
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English Congregational Hymns in the Eighteenth Century

Madeleine Forell Marshall, Janet Todd - 1982 - 181 páginas
...imperial role, and the hymn "From Greenland's Icy Mountains" set the pattern for many hymns to come: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.12 The singers of such hymns are mildly uplifted and edified; they praise a rather distant God,...
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A Short History of Christianity

Martin E. Marty - 1987 - 335 páginas
...of their task. Their hymns reflected the new sense of geography: From Greenland's icy mountains To India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. "Error's chain" might mean that the "heathen in his blindness bows down to wood and stone." This was...
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The One Year Book of Hymns

Robert K. Brown, Mark R. Norton, Randy Petersen, William J. Petersen - 1995 - 750 páginas
...be praised! The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens! Psalm 113:1-4, RSV From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes, Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though ev'ry prospect pleases. And only...
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Daily Life in Victorian England

Sally Mitchell - 1996 - 311 páginas
...Modern,) was popular throughout the Victorian period at services to raise money for missionary work. From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though every prospect pleases And only...
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The Missionary Lives: A Study in Canadian Missionary Biography and Autobiography

Terrence L. Craig - 1997 - 169 páginas
...have for many of the missionaries I have written about, and for others that I have known. INTRODUCTION "From Greenland's icy mountains From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain." Bishop Heber I Even readers indifferent to religion will be aware of the important roles missionaries...
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Black Mutiny: The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad

William A. Owens - 1997 - 322 páginas
...Jocelyn led them in singing: "From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From...call us to deliver Their land from Error's chain." While they sang, men and women who had never been outside a New England village dedicated themselves...
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Antebellum American Culture: An Interpretive Anthology

David Brion Davis - 1997 - 472 páginas
...encouragement for the immensely popular vision embodied in Reginald Heber's great missionary hymn, From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand. .... In vain with lavish kindness 'Hic gifts of God arc strown; The heat hen in his blindness Bows...
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On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the Rocky Mountain Mission

Laurie Winn Carlson - 1998 - 256 páginas
...geography than the people: "From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. Can we whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we to men benighted The lamp of life deny?...
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Praying Twice: The Music and Words of Congregational Song

Brian A. Wren - 2000 - 422 páginas
...givers to "them," seen as deluded recipients, as in Reginald Heber's "From Greenland's Icy Mountains": From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Can we, whose souls are lighted with wisdom from on high, can we to men benighted the lamp of life...
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Imperialism And Music: Britain 1876-1953

Jeffrey Richards - 2001 - 534 páginas
...Mountains, which contains all the assumptions underpinning the consensual view of missionary activity: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases And only...
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