Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was an English pastor, preacher, poet, and hymn writer. Wrote about 600 hymns including When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, Am I a Soldier of the Cross, and Joy to the World. Considered the founder of English hymnody and children's hymnody. Published books of poetry, hymns, and three volumes of theological discourses.

Recommended Book:
Isaac Watts: Father of English Hymnology by N.A. Woychuk. St. Louis, MO.: SMF Press, ©2002. ISBN 1880960532. 92 pages.

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