Richard Whately

Richard Whately
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Short Name: Richard Whately
Full Name: Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
Birth Year: 1787
Death Year: 1863

Whately, Richard, D.D., born in London, Feb. 1, 1787; educated at Oriel College, Oxford; Bampton Lecturer, 1822; Principal of St. Alban's Hall, Oxford, 1825; and Archbishop of Dublin, 1831. He died in Dublin, Oct. 8, 1863. His association with hynmody is very slight. In 1860 he published his Lectures on Prayer, in which were several translations of German hymns by his eldest daughter, Miss Emma Jane Whately. Dean Dickinson, from whom we have received this information, also says that the Archbishop's hymn "Thou to Whom all power is given" (Lent), was written circa 1830. It was first published in the 1st edition of the Irish Church Hymnal, 1855. The Archbishop's youngest daughter, Blanche, was also a writer of hymns.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Richard Whately (1 February 1787 – 8 October 1863) was an English academic, rhetorician, logician, philosopher, economist, and theologian who also served as a reforming Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin. He was a leading Broad Churchman, a prolific and combative author over a wide range of topics, a flamboyant character, and one of the first reviewers to recognise the talents of Jane Austen.

Texts by Richard Whately (4)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Di', de vi mallum' kaj lumoWhateley (Author)Esperanto2
Dio de ĉiel' kaj teroRichard Whateley (Author (v. 2))Esperanto3
O God that madest the earth and skyThe Most Rev. Richard Whately, D. D. (1787-1863) (Author (v. 3))English1
God that madest earth and heaven, Darkness and light!Abp. Richard Whately (1787-1863) (Author)English162

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