1872 - 1958 Person Name: J. M. C. Crum Author of "Now the Green Blade Riseth" in The United Methodist Hymnal Crum, John Macleod Campbell
Born: October 12, 1872, Mere Old Hall, Cheshire, England.
Died: December 19, 1958, Farnham, Surrey, England.
A graduate of New College, Oxford (BA 1895, MA 1901), Crum was ordained as a deacon in 1897, and priest in 1900. He was assistant curate at St. John the Evangelist, Darlington (1897-1901); domestic chaplain to Francis Paget, Bishop of Oxford (1901-10); assistant curate, Windsor (1907-10); Vicar of Mentmore with Ledburn (1910-12); Rector of Farnham (1913-28); and Canon of Canterbury (1928-43). His works include:
Road Mending on the Sacred Way, 1924
What Mean Ye by These Stones? 1926
The Original Jerusalem Gospel, 1927
Notes on the Old Glass of the Cathedral of Christ Church, Canterbury, 1930
St. Mark’s Gospel, Two Stages of Its Making, 1936
Life of Francis Paget, 1912 (with Stephen Paget)
John M. C. Crum