Category Archives: Hymn-Writer

John Newton

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John Newton  -  Evangelical divine and hymn writer Source: Wikipedia Newton was born in London July 24, 1725, the son of a commander of a merchant ship which sailed the Mediterranean. When John was eleven, he went to sea with … Continue reading

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Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge  -  Non-conformist and hymn-writer Source: Eighteenth century England produced many excellent hymnwriters whose hymns are still sung today – Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and the Puritan Philip Doddridge, who died on October 26, 1751. Philip Doddridge was … Continue reading

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