O for a prophet's fire

O for a prophet's fire

Author: William Henry Furness
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: William Henry Furness

Furness, William Henry, D.D., born in Boston, 1802, and graduated at Harvard in Arts and Theology, 1820. From 1825 he has been an Unitarian Pastor in Philadelphia. He is an accomplished scholar, and has been an active worker in reforms of various kinds. His publications are numerous and include a Manual of Domestic Worship, 1840, and a translation of Schiller's Song of the Bell. His hymns are somewhat numerous, and several of them have great merit. The best and most widely used are:— 1. Father in heaven, to Thee my heart. Resignation. Appeared in The Christian Disciple, 1822. It was repeated in this form in some of the older collections, and a few modern hymnals, including the Boston Unitarian Hymns [& Tune] Book, 1868.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O for a prophet's fire
Author: William Henry Furness

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A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d55

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #646

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #689

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #689

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #170

The Christian Psalter #d388

The Church Hymn Book #d684

The Gospel Hymnal #d426

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #518

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