Lead, Kindly Light
John Henry Newman, 1833
Hymn of the Week: Lead, Kindly Light
John Henry Newman,
How great a part of ordinary human life were the old beloved hymns! Let me draw for you a couple of scenes to show it.
It is the evening of September 13, 1901. The President of the United States is lying in bed, dying. A week before, he had been at a rally in Buffalo, when an immigr…