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Our fathers, where are they

Our fathers, where are they

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our fathers, where are they
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Church Psalmody #614

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #790

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #790

Jubilant Voices #d140

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S421

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The Christian Hymn Book #1067

The Christian Hymnal #d533

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The Christian Hymnal #710

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The Christian hymnal #453

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The Psalmist #1062

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The Psalmist #1062

The Southern Psalmist #d663

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d695

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