Phillips Brooks

Phillips Brooks
Short Name: Phillips Brooks
Full Name: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1893

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts,and particularly remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem". In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23.

Texts by Phillips Brooks (22)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
على الربى في بيت لحمPhillips Brooks (Author)Arabic1
Малое места Бэтлеем існуе з даўных порPhillips Brooks (Author)Belarusian2
Bassit figa ili a BelenPhillips Brooks (Author)Tagalog2
Betelehema iki ePhillips Brooks (Author)Hawaiian3
Christ, the Lord is risen today, Sons of men and angels sayThe Rev. Charles Wesley (Author)English1
Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pinePhillips Brooks, 1835-1893 (Author)3
Du Betlehem, du lilla StadPhillips Brooks (Author)2
Everywhere, everywhere Christmas tonightPhillips Brooks (Author)4
God hath sent his angels to the earth againBp. Phillips Brooks (Author)English61
Ho eta urbo Betlehem'Phillips Brooks (Author)Esperanto6
O holy Child of Bethlehem, Descend to us, we prayPhillips Brooks (Author)English2
O kleines Städtchen BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)2
O little town of BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)English728
Oh, aldehuela de BelénPhillips Brooks, 1835-1893 (Author)Spanish2
Oh, pueblecito de Belén, Afortunada túP. Brooks (Author)Spanish7
Oh, pueblecito de Belén, Durmiendo en dulce pazPhillips Brooks (Author)Spanish5
Pequena vila de BelémPhillips Brooks (Author)Portuguese2
Ry Betlehema kely o!Phillips Brooks (Author)Malagasy3
The earth has grown oldPhillips Brooks, D.D. (Author)2
The sky can still rememberPhillips Brooks (Author)8
The while I listened came a wordPhillips Brooks (1835-1893) (Author)1
Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longerPhillips Brooks, 1835-1893 (Author)English2

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