O God, whose thoughts are brightest light

O God, whose thoughts are brightest light

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God, whose thoughts are brightest light
Author: Frederick W. Faber

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Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #364

Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d288

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d133

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Sursum Corda: a book of praise #658

The Plymouth Hymnal #d357

The St. Alban Hymnal #d285

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