Hark, the sound of the fight has gone forth

Hark, the sound of the fight has gone forth

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hark, the sound of the fight has gone forth
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #507

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #171a

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #171b

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d39

Hymnal for children #d76

Hymns with Music for Children #d79

Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d28

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Laudis Corona #194b

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Praise Songs, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes #213

The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d94

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