Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >
Author: Edward Osler
Osler, Edward, was born at Falmouth in January, 1798, and was educated for the medical profession, first by Dr. Carvosso, at Falmouth, and then at Guy's Hospital, London. From 1819 to 1836 he was house surgeon at the Swansea Infirmary. He then removed to London, and devoted himself to literary pursuits. For some time he was associated with the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, both in London and at Bath. In 1841 he became the Editor of the Royal Cornwall Gazette, and took up his residence at Truro. He retained that appointment till his death, at Truro, March 7, 1863. For the Linnaean Society he wrote Burrowing and Boring Marine Animals. He also published Church and Bible; The Voyage: a Poem written at Sea, and in the West Indies,… Go to person page >
This tune was composed by James Walch in 1857 for a children's anniversary, and was published in 1860 with other tunes for private circulation. It was wrongly assigned, in the early editions of [The Free Church Hymnal, 1888] to the Rev. F. Pigou.
Scottish church music: its sources and composers, 189…
Display Title: O Fount of Good, for All Your LoveFirst Line: O Fount of good, for all our loveTune Title: ST. FLAVIANAuthor: Edward Osler, 1798-1863; Philip Doddridge, 1702-51Meter: CMDate: 1993Subject: Social Concern |
Display Title: O Fount of Good, for All Your LoveFirst Line: O Fount of good, for all your loveTune Title: SONG 67Author: Edmund Osler, 1798-1863; Philip Doddridge, 1702-51Meter: CMDate: 1982Subject: Society |
Display Title: Fountain of Good, to Own Thy LoveFirst Line: Fountain of good, to own thy loveTune Title: ST. ETHELDREDAAuthor: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751Meter: C.M.Scripture: Matthew 25:40Date: 1990Subject: Ministry | Ordinations; Poor | ; The Christian Life | Christian Service