If all our hopes and all our fears

If all our hopes and all our fears

Author: John Bowring
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

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Author: John Bowring

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #679

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #468

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #483

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d214

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #644

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #644

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d222

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d302

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Sacred Poetry #371

Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d74

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The Gospel Psalmist #659

The Saints' Harp #d413

Universalist Hymn Book #d233

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