Category Archives: Bailey, Liberty Hyde

“Look To The Wide Open Spaces”

Here is our newest song.  Dean wrote the music, and Dean and I collaborated on the lyric. Dean said he was inspired to write the words of the chorus after he read the following words by Liberty Hyde Bailey (which … Continue reading

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Liberty Hyde Bailey: The background spaces.—The ancestral sea

[More from The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey.  Keep in mind that in 1914, when Bailey wrote these words, man’s wherewithal to despoil the sea was nonexistent.  Of course, this is no longer the case.  A recent, and excellent, book on this … Continue reading

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Liberty Hyde Bailey: The background spaces.—The open fields

[Another chapter from The Holy Earth, by L. H. Bailey.] Here not long ago was the forest primeval.  Here the trees sprouted, and grew their centuries, and returned to the earth.  Here the midsummer brook ran all day long from … Continue reading

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Liberty Hyde Bailey: The background spaces.—The forest

[It is an exciting, but humbling, experience to discover a man as talented and productive as Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954).  A recent exhibit on his life was not exaggerating when it described him as “Botanist, horticulturalist, plant breeder, traveler and plant explorer, outstanding teacher, astute and successful … Continue reading

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Rethinking the First Article of the Creed

[“Maker of Heaven and Earth” detail from The Apostles’ Creed Window at First Presbyterian Church, Allentown (Pennsylvania).  Leonids Linauts, stained glass artist.] The title of this blog post is the title of a paper written by Patrick D. Miller and … Continue reading

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