John Webster Grant

Short Name: John Webster Grant
Full Name: Grant, John Webster, 1919-
Birth Year: 1919
Death Year: 2006

Grant, John Webster. (Truro, Nova Scotia, June 27, 1919- ). United Church. Dalhousie University (Halifax), B.A., 1938, M.A., 1941; Keble College, Oxford, D.Phil., 1948. Served as a Navy chaplain during World War II; acted as editor-in-chief of Ryerson Press (Toronto), 1959-1963; taught church history at Pine Hill Divinity School (Halifax), 1948-1949; Union College (Vancouver), 1949-1957; in South India, 1958-1959; and at Emmanuel College (Toronto), 1963-?. He published many books and articles in his field of specialty, notably The church in the Canadian era (1972). His hymn-writing began with translations and paraphrases, but even they reveal his unusual range of talent and expertise.

--Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives

Texts by John Webster Grant (5)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Holy Spirit, font of lightJohn Webster Grant (Translator)5
King of the martyrs' noble bandJohn Webster Grant, b. 1919 (Translator)4
O Holy Spirit, by whose breathJohn W. Grant (Translator)English24
The flaming banners of our KingJohn Webster Grant, 1919- (Translator)English5
With joy we go up to the house of the LordJohn Webster Grant, 1919- (Author)2
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