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Friends, for whom a Savior died

Friends, for whom a Savior died

Author: J. N. Brown
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. N. Brown

Brown, John Newton, D.D., was born at New London, Connecticut, June 29, 1803, and graduated at Madison University, 1823. From 1838 to 1845 he was Professor of Theology at New Hampton, New Hampshire, and from 1845-1849 pastor at Lexington, Virginia. He died in 1868. Dr. Brown was some time editor of the Baptist Publication Society, the Christian Chronicle, and the National Baptist. His works include Encyclopaedia of Religious Knowledge, 1831; Memorials of Baptist Martyrs, 1834; Poems, 1840. His hymn:— Go, spirit of the tainted dead, appeared in The Psalmist (Revs. B. Stow and S. F. Smith), 1843, No. 1100, and thence has passed into other Baptist collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Friends, for whom a Savior died
Author: J. N. Brown


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