It is Well with my Soulby: Hugh Bonneville
This is the fascinating true story of a family tragedy behind the writing of the beloved hymn, It Is Well With My Soul in the 19th century.
- A picture book based on a true story of the writing of the popular Christian hymn “It Is Well with My Soul” first published in 1876 and considered the most influential and enduring hymn.
- Hymn was written after a tragic event in Horatio Spafford’s life: Detained by business, he sent his wife and family to cross the Atlantic to Europe by ship, planning to join them later. That ship collided with a sea vessel and sank causing all four of his daughters to perish at sea. He was inspired to write his hymn when traveling to reunite with his wife, his ship passed near where his daughters died.
- Tie-in to the annual PBS Special Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas program which features Hugh Bonneville and Sutton Foster.
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Publish Date: 2018
Page Count: 32