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When I see the hanging, bleeding

When I see the hanging, bleeding

Author: James W. Alexander
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: James W. Alexander

James W. Alexander (b. Hopewell, Louisa County, VA, 1804; d. Sweetsprings, VA, 1859) was often overshadowed by his father, the renowned Archibald Alexander, first professor at Princeton Theological Seminary. But James Alexander was also a fine preacher, teacher, and writer. He studied at New Jersey College (now Princeton University) and Princeton Seminary. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church, he alternated his career between teaching and pastoring; for two years (1849-1851) he was professor of ecclesiastical history and church government at Princeton Seminary. Alexander translated a number of hymns from Greek, Latin, and German but is mainly known today for his translation of "O Sacred Head." Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: When I see the hanging, bleeding
Author: James W. Alexander
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Christian Psalmist #d741

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d421

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