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Isaac Watts;His Life And Writings,His Homes And Friends

By: Edwin Paxton Hood
Published By: Double9 Books
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The thorough biography "Isaac Watts: His Life and Writings, His Homes and Friends" by Edwin Paxton Hood explores the exceptional life and literary accomplishments of Isaac Watts. Hood provides readers with a fascinating look into the life of this significant English hymn writer and theologian via thorough research and perceptive analysis. The book delves into Watts' background, schooling, and many phases of his career while illuminating the intellectual and cultural climate of the day. Hood presents a vivid picture of Watts' early years, from his upbringing in Southampton through his education at the Dissenting Academy in Stoke Newington. Hood looks at Watts' unique method to creating hymns, theological influences on his work, and the long-term effects of his contributions to Christian worship. Additionally, the book provides a window into Isaac Watts' private life by exploring his connections, relationships, and the social setting in which he lived. Hood brings the people and places that influenced Watts' journey to life via stories and historical sources. For academics, music lovers, and anybody interested in Isaac Watts' life and legacy, Edwin Paxton Hood's book "Isaac Watts: His Life and Writings, His Homes and Friends" is a great reference.

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Edwin Paxton Hood

English nonconformist Edwin Paxton Hood (1820–1885) was also a writer, biographer, and novelist. Hood continued a prosperous career in literature and religion despite the early death of his parents. In the 1840s, he started giving lectures on temperance and peace; subsequently, he was ordained as a congregational preacher. Hood had a variety of pastoral posts in places including Manchester, Islington, Brighton, and Gloucestershire. Hood, a well-known liberal with a political agenda to match, participated actively in social and political concerns of the day. He spoke out in favor of social justice, peace, and temperance, addressing issues like child labor, education, and better working conditions. Hood covered a broad variety of topics in his works, including poetry, fiction, history, religion, and biography. He wrote well-known books like "Isaac Watts: His Life and Writings, His Homes and Friends," which gave readers an understanding of the well-known hymn writer's life and achievements. Hood had relationships with different regions of Jamaica and England, and he was married three times. On June 12, 1885, he died dead unexpectedly in Paris, leaving behind a legacy as a prolific author, fervent preacher, and supporter of social change.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 255 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358719095
  • ISBN-13: 9789358719093
  • Item Weight: 306g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.2 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Biography & Autobiography / Religious,Religion / General,Religion / History