Source of being, Holy Father

Source of being, Holy Father

Author: John Pierpont
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Pierpont

Pierpont, John, son of James Pierpont, of Litchfield, Connecticut, was born at Litchfield, April 6, 1785, and educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1804. After fulfilling engagements as a Tutor in New Haven, and in Charlestown, South Carolina, he was admitted to the Bar in 1812. Shortly after he retired and went into business, only to leave it also, and to pass on to Harvard College as a student in theology. In 1819 he succeeded Dr. Holley as the pastor of the Unitarian congregation in Hollis Street, Boston. At length his zeal against intemperance and slavery caused him to resign his charge in 1840 (see Lothrop's Proceedings of an Eccl. Council in the case of the Hollis Street Meeting and the Rev. J. Pierpont). At this date he pub… Go to person page >

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #646Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #35Page Scan
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d98
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: a collection of hymns, songs and odes for temperance meetings and festivals #30bPage Scan
The Canadian Temperance Minstrel #d26
The Mountain Minstrel #d95
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