The Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts: With All the Additional Hymns and Complete Indexes

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Soli Deo Gloria Pub., 1997 - Religion - 599 pages
Many Christians are familiar with the hymn "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross." What some don't know is that Isaac Watts wrote hundreds of hymns; in fact, he is often called "the father of English hymnody." Here are all of his hymns (365, text only) and his entire Psalter (text only, most Psalms in several meters). This is an ideal tool to aid in family worship or personal devotions.

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Isaac Watts, 1674 - 1748 English theologian Issac Watts was born in Southampton in 1674. He was educated at an academy of Dissenters at Stoke Newington, which is now part of London. He spent many years as a tutor, preacher, and assistant pastor and in 1702, became minister of a Dissenting church in London. Watts wrote books on theological subjects, such as "Scripture History" (1732), and a collection of religious poems titled "Horae Lyricae" (1706). He also published two hymn collections, "Hymns" (1707; 2nd edition 1709), and "The Psalms of David" (1719). Among his hymns still sung are "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" and "O God, Our Help in Ages Past.

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