1930-1986

Sietze Buning

Wiersma was educated at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin (PhD 1959). He was a professor of English at Calvin College from 1959 until his death. Remembered as a poet, his works include:

  1. Be Merciful, Be Merciful, O God
  2. Give Thanks to God for All His Goodness
  3. Lord, to You My Soul Is Lifted
  4. O Lord, I Call for Help by Day
  5. O Lord, Our Lord, Thy Name Alone Is Holy
  6. Praise Is Your Right, O God, in Zion
  7. With All My Heart I Thank You, Lord
  1. Awake, All Who Sleep, and Arise from the Dead
  2. Daughters of Jerusalem, Come at Dawn and Look for Him
  3. Our Faithful God Makes Plans Which Cannot Fail