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Now far above these starry skies

Now far above these starry skies

Author: Daniel Turner
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Daniel Turner

Turner, Daniel, M.A., was born at Blackwater Park, near St. Albans, March 1, 1710. Having received a good classical education, he for some years kept a boarding-school at Hemel Hempstead, but in 1741 he became pastor of the Baptist church, Reading. Thence he removed, in 1748, to Abingdon, and continued pastor of the Baptist church there until his death on Sept. 5, 1798. He was much respected throughout his denomination, and was the friend and correspondent of Robert Robinson, Dr. Rippon, and other eminent men of that day. He probably received the honorary degree of M.A. from the Baptist College, Providence, Rhode Island. Turner was the author of works on Open Communion and Social Religion; also of Short Meditations on Select Portions of Scr… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now far above these starry skies
Author: Daniel Turner

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A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d354
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #479Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #440Page Scan
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d215
Hymns for Christian Melody #635Page Scan
Hymns Selected #d150
Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d150
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #271Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d165
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d179
Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d179
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCCCLXXIXPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #565Page Scan
The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns: intended to accommodate Christians on special and stated occasions #82Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #22Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1197Page Scan
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d157
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