Present your bodies to the Lord

Present your bodies to the Lord

Author: William Barton
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: William Barton

Barton, William, born cir. 1603, and for some time Minister of St. Martin's, Leicester, died May 14, 1678. He was the author of one of the earliest collections of hymns, as distinct from Versions of the Psalms, in the English language. He was a friend of Richard Baxter, and it was at Baxter's request that he made four metrical renderings of the Te Deum (q. v.). His Hymns and Versions of the Psalms were numerous and were published as follows:— (1) The Book of Psalms in Metre, 1644, 2nd ed. 1645, 3rd ed. 1646, 4th ed. 1654. (2) Psalms & Hymns composed for the Public Thanksgiving, Oct. 24, 1651. This consists of versions of Ps. 48, 76, 46 and 135. A copy of this is in the Bodleian. (3) A Century of Select Hymns, known as the Chapter Hymns,… Go to person page >

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Author: William Barton

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