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 (20)sort descendingAsInstances
على الربى في بيت لحمPhillips Brooks (Author)1
Bassit figa ili a BelenPhillips Brooks (Author)2
Betelehema iki ePhillips Brooks, 1836-1893 (Author)3
Christ, the Lord is risen today, Sons of men and angels sayThe Rev. Charles Wesley (Author)1
Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pinePhillips Brooks (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 againPhillips Brooks (Author)59
Ho eta urbo Betlehem'Phillips Brooks (Author)6
O holy Child of Bethlehem!Phillips Brooks (Author)2
O kleines Städtchen BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)2
O little town of BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)704
Oh, aldehuela de BelénP. Brooks (Author)4
Oh, pueblecito de BelénPhillips Brooks, 1835-1893 (Author)6
Pequena vila de BelémPhillips Brooks (Author)2
Ry Betlehema kely o!Phillips Brooks (Author)3
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)2

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