Praise to the radiant Source of bliss

Praise to the radiant Source of bliss

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: Barnby's Hymnary, Tune 596
Published in 9 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: Praise to the radiant Source of bliss
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

A Liturgy for the New Church #d87

A Liturgy for the New Church. 3rd ed. #d87

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d180

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #321

The Book of Praise #d289

The Christian Psalter #d449

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #82

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d738

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