Behind the Hymn: More About Jesus
More About Jesus was written by Eliza Edmunds Hewitt and John R. Sweney provided the music.
More about Jesus was one of the first collaborations of Hewitt and Sweney. The song was first published in 1887 in the hymnal Glad Hallelujahs.
During a visit to the Onondaga Reservation, Hewitt was adopted into the tribe. She stated “this relationship has led to unique and pleasant experiences. “