Author of life, with reason's dawn

Author of life, with reason's dawn

Author: John Logan
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Author of life, with reason's dawn
Author: John Logan
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #181

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #181

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #174

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Hymns for Children, Selected and Altered #83

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The Child's Song Book #63

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