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Select Works of John Henry Hobart (7 vols.)
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Overview

John Henry Hobart was the frank, fierce, and fearless third Episcopal bishop of New York. He came into a starving, stagnant post-revolution Episcopal Church, and brought a fire and passion for growth and education that founded two colleges, wrote several books, and led him on a breathlessly paced pastoral circuit that caused a slow decline in his health, and death at the age of 54. These collected works capture his zeal for the Church and his desire to see the tools necessary for a fulfilling faith in the hands of the general public. These volumes provide a prominent historical perspective on the significance of Church sacraments, fasts, and festivals, a look at how they are best observed, and collections of prayers and blessings for diverse situations.

These works of John Henry Hobart are valuable resources for Church leaders, students of Church history, and those interested in the development of the Episcopal Church. The Logos edition makes studying these works easier than ever. Perform comprehensive searches by topic to compare the perspectives of theologians and other scholars. Scripture text appears on mouseover in your preferred translation and clicking any word brings up reference information from lexicons and other resources in your library, saving time and adding depth to your research.

Key Features

  • Historical perspective on a variety of Church traditions
  • Collected work of a prominent early-American Episcopal bishop
  • Valuable piece of American history

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Individual Titles

A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Protestant Episcopal Church

  • Publisher: Stanford and Swords
  • Publication Date: 1851
  • Pages: 348

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • Preliminary Instructions Concerning the Evidences of the Christian Religion
  • Preliminary Instructions Concerning the Church
  • Preliminary Instructions concerning Festivals and Fasts
  • Explanation of Festivals and Fasts
  • Collection of Devotions
  • Collection of Prayers

The Clergyman’s Companion

  • Edition: Revised edition
  • Publisher: Thomas Whittaker
  • Publication Date: 1893
  • Pages: 161

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • Prayer Book Offices
  • Additional Office for the Sick and Suffering
  • Prayer for Various Needs in Sickness, Peril, and Infrimity
  • Offices and Prayers for Diverse Occasions

A Companion for the Altar

  • Edition: 24th edition
  • Publisher: Thomas N. Stanford
  • Publication Date: 1857
  • Pages: 256

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • The Usefulness of Actual Preparation before Receiving the Lord’s Supper
  • A Short Introduction to the Lord’s Supper
  • Daily Morning and Evening Meditation and Prayers
  • The Order for the Administration of the Lord’s Supper
  • A Form of Prayer for the Morning
  • A form of Prayer for Noon
  • A Form of Prayer for Evening

A Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

  • Edition: 2nd or Revised and expanded
  • Publisher: G. J. Palmer
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 119

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • Of Ceremonies
  • Of the Days of Fasting
  • Of Festivals
  • Of Matins and Evensong
  • Of the Holy Communion
  • Of Holy Baptism
  • Of Confirmation
  • Of Holy Matrimony
  • Of the Visitation of the Sick
  • Of the Burial of the Dead
  • Of Churching
  • Of the Commination Service
  • Of Ordinations

A Liturgy and Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools

  • Edition: Second edition
  • Publisher: General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union
  • Pages: 122

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • Office of Devotion at the Opening of School
  • A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Sunday Schools

The Christian’s Manual of Faith and Devotion

  • Publisher: Stanford and Swords
  • Publication Date: 1850
  • Pages: 466

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • The Self-Deceiver Made Acquainted with Himself
  • Prayer for Repentance
  • The Penitent Instructed
  • Prayer Suited to the Condition of a Penitent Christian
  • The Doubting Christian Instructed and Confirmed in His Faith
  • Prayer Suited to the State of a Christian Resolving to Fulfil His Baptismal Engagements
  • The Christian Armed Against Temptation
  • Prayer for Grace to Overcome Temptation
  • The Christian Instructed in a Holy Life
  • A Prayer for a Holy Life
  • The Christian Instructed in Family Duties
  • A Prayer for Families
  • The Christian Instructed How to Observe the Ordinances of Religion
  • A Prayer for the Right Use of the Means of Grace
  • The Christian Directed as to a Safe and Comfortable Death
  • A Prayer for a Happy Death
  • An Exhortation with some Forms

Instruction and Encouragement for Lent

  • Publisher: Daniel Dana, Jr.
  • Publication Date: 1859
  • Pages: 242

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contents:

  • This Life a Fragment
  • Our Moral Being Integral, not Fragmentary
  • Various Sinful Actions
  • Lent Interrupts Worldy Happiness
  • Lent Aims at Revival
  • Public Duties of Lent
  • Private Duties of Lent
  • Lent not Burdensome
  • The Religious Life Hidden from the World
  • The Religious Life to be Cheerfully Chosen in Christ’s Fellowship
  • Integrity: the Believer’s Hope and End
  • The Perfect Work of Patience

Product Details

  • Title: Select Works of John Henry Hobart
  • Author: John Henry Hobart
  • Volumes: 7
  • Pages: 1722

About the Editors

John Henry Hobart (1775–1830) was the Episcopal bishop of New York from 1816 until his death 1830. He vigorously fought for extending the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He founded the General Theological Seminary in New York, and Geneva College, later renamed Hobart College.