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BOYNTON

BOYNTON

Composer: César Malan
Published in 3 hymnals


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Composer: César Malan

Rv Henri Abraham Cesar Malan, 1787-1864. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, into a bourgeois family that moved to Switzerland to escape religious persecution during the French Revolution, he attended the university in Marseilles, France, intending to become a businessman. Although having some grounding in religious faith by his mother, he decided to attend the Academy at Geneva (founded by Calvin) in preparation for ministry. He was ordained in 1810, after being appointed a college master (teaching Latin) in 1809. Malan was in accord with the National Church of Geneva as a Unitarian, but the Reveil Movement caused him to become a dissident (evangelical) instead of a proponent of the Reformed Church (believing works, not faith, was what mattere… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BOYNTON
Composer: César Malan
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 51275 23134 6675
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Escape from Enemies

Had not the Lord been Israel's help
When angry foes assailed,
Had not the lord been on our side,
Our righteous cause had failed.

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The Cyber Hymnal #2091
Text: Had Not the Lord Been Israel's Help
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The Cyber Hymnal #2091

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