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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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Music in American Religious Experience

Professor of Music and Jewish Studies Philip V Bohlman, Philip V. Bohlman, Edith Waldvogel Blumhofer, Edith Blumhofer, Maria M. Chow, Director of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Edith Blumhofer, Maria Chow - 2006 - 350 páginas
...evangelical foreign mission hymn in America, "From Greenland's Icy Mountains" (7.6.7.6.0., Rank i3b): From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's claim. As the foreign mission cause gained popularity in antebellum America, hymn texts like Heber's...
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The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

Scott Zesch - 2007 - 384 páginas
...converts in their midst, serenaded them with the missionary hymn "From Greenland's Icy Mountains": From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They 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...
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The Complete Book of Hymns

William Petersen, Ardythe Petersen - 2015 - 704 páginas
...generation. Scriptures: Matthew 9:37-38; Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:; Themes: Missions, Stewardship, Salvation 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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The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean

Fitz Hugh Ludlow - 2006 - 314 páginas
..."Missionary Hymn," which begins 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. 9. Trovatore: // Trovatore (1853), by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). "Wally" is an attempt to represent...
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A History of Victoria

Geoffrey Blainey - 2006 - 304 páginas
...Reginald Heber, the Bishop of Calcutta, at a time when Australia was an unvisited part of his diocese: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand. One of the first workmen to reach the goldfield of Bendigo instantly thought of that verse when he...
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Afterlands

Steven Heighton - 2007 - 406 páginas
...remote, inscrutable king. For the first time since Christmas Jackson sings in his wistful baritone, From Greenland's icy mountains, from India's coral...Afric's sunny fountains roll down their golden sand. ... As the sun edges higher — as high as it will reach today — its colours subtly alter, persimmons...
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The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Frederick Quinn - 2007 - 232 páginas
...took only twenty minutes to write but endured for over a century as the signature missionary hymn: From Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral...plain, They call us to deliver, Their land from error's chain.75 and scenes reworked traditional Orientalist themes of the sort Edward Said found most objectionable.76...
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Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Sara Miles - 2008 - 320 páginas
...missionary movement were inextricably linked with those of empire: In the words of a triumphalist hymn, "From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain." Between the world wars, a call had gone out to "evangelize the world in one generation," and it set...
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Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey

Colin Grant - 2008 - 544 páginas
...Greenland's Icy Mountain' - the curious missionary hymn of deliverance adopted and adapted by the UNIA: From Greenland's icy mountains From India's coral...sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain11 There was faint chance of African...
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