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Brief Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Reverend John Gill



John Gill was an inspiration to his congregation and his fellow clergyman, and John Rippon presents a compelling biography of this influential preacher and theologian. He gives an account of Gill’s life as well as a summary of his considerable writings. Rippon also includes the elegy delivered at Gill’s funeral by Benjamin Francis.

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  • Presents a compelling biography of John Gill
  • Summarizes his writings
  • Includes the elegy from Gill’s funeral
  • Title: A Brief Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Late Rev. John Gill, D. D.
  • Authors: John Rippon, Benjamin Francis
  • Publisher: John Bennett
  • Print Publication Date: 1838
  • Logos Release Date: 2015
  • Pages: 198
  • Era: era:modern
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Gill, John, 1697-1771
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-03-24T22:17:42Z

John Rippon was born in 1751 in England. He was an English Baptist clergyman and when Gill died in 1771, Rippon took over his church. He is most famous for publishing a hymnal entitled A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. He died in 1836.


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