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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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Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

Kenneth W. Osbeck - 2002 - 400 páginas
...Calcutta, India, but died there at the age of forty-three. Notice how large is the Lord's harvest fteld. From Greenland's icy mountains, from India's coral...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Shall we, whose souls are lighted with wisdom from on high, shall we to men benighted the lamp of life...
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Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867

Catherine Hall - 2002 - 556 páginas
...Kingston to Cairo. 'From Greenland's icy mountains to India's coral strand', sang the congregations, Where Afric's sunny fountains, Roll down their golden...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. Having helped to raise money to send missionaries overseas, the assembled faithful would sing of their...
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Blood Ground: Colonialism, Missions, and the Contest for Christianity in the ...

Elizabeth Elbourne - 2002 - 499 páginas
...mountains,/ From India's coral strand," began one 182.0 missionary hymn. "Where Afric's sunny fountain/ Roll down their golden sand;/ From many an ancient.../They call us to deliver /Their land from Error's chain."1'1 Van der Kemp looked on the wars that greeted him as the "strugglings of Satan with a view...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology I

Ian Donnachie, Ian L. Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - 2003 - 328 páginas
...Greenland's icy mountains' BEFORE A COLLECTION MADE FOR THE SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL2* 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 Java's isle, And every prospect pleases, And only man...
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Mark Twain's Religion

William E. Phipps - 2003 - 386 páginas
...stanza of a hymn by Bishop Reginald Heber, a missionary to India, that his travels brought to mind: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. MT commented: "Those are beautiful verses, and they have remained in my memory all my life. But if...
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Pilgrim Voices: Narrative and Authorship in Christian Pilgrimage

Simon Coleman, John Elsner - 2003 - 168 páginas
...Greenland, O India'; rather, they and their barbaric people call us; they solicit our colonial attentions: 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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Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology

Richard J. Mouw - 2004 - 288 páginas
...publication in a hymn collection in the United States (it had previously been printed in periodicalsl. From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What tho' the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man...
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Journey of Hope: The Back-to-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s

Kenneth C. Barnes - 2004 - 268 páginas
...first verse of which went: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From...plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.31 The goal of winning the "dark continent" for Christianity figured large in the thinking of...
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Religious Pluralism in America: The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal

William R. Hutchison - 2003 - 276 páginas
...notorious by Rudyard Kipling, of a "white man's burden." These far-off peoples are pleading for help: From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Efforts to heed their call will prove burdensome. They will not show gratitude, and many will persist...
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The One Year Great Songs of Faith

Robert Kevin Brown, Mark R. Norton - 2005 - 396 páginas
...mystery. ATTRIBUTED TO IGNACE FRANZ (1719-1790) Translated by Clarence Walworth (1820-1900) 26 Prom Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand,...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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