HYMN #339 Be Thou My Vision is an eighth-century text attributed to Irishman Dallan Forgaill. It was translated from the ancient Irish to English by linguist Mary E. Byrne in “Eriú,” Journal of the School of Irish Learning in 1905 and versified seven years later by Londoner Eleanor H. Hull. While our references to God are often Trinitarian in
June 14, 2015 --Third Sunday after Pentecost
nature, this text employs a broader variety of ascriptions for God: Vision, Lord, Best Thought, Wisdom, True Word, Heart and Ruler.