1930–1986
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1930, possibly Middleburg, Iowa.

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