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Philip Doddridge

(1702—1751) Independent minister and writer


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(1702–51),

a Nonconformist divine, celebrated hymn‐writer, and author of The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul (1745), a much reprinted work notable for its literary as well as its devotional quality. He published a life of Col. James Gardiner (1747), who figures in Scott's Waverley.

Subjects: Christianity — Literature.


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