Who, who can part our ransomed souls

Who, who can part our ransomed souls

Author: John Logan
Tune: WOODSTOCK (Dutton)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who, who can part our ransomed souls
Author: John Logan

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Who, who can part our ransomed souls. This in the American Sabbath Hymn Book, 1858, is composed of stanzas vi.-ix. Of "Let Christian faith and hope dispel," on p. 817, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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