Questions tagged [isaac-watts]

Questions about the works of Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748), English nonconformist minister and hymnist, or his life as a writer. He has been called "Godfather of English Hymnody" and many of his hymns are in use today.

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Who are the people Isaac Watts is talking about in “Improvement of the Mind”?

I am currently reading Improvement of the Mind (1741) by Isaac Watts, and at various instances in the book he mentions people whom I have a hard time tracking down. For example, on Page 14: Sobrino ...
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Help understanding this quote/hymn by Isaac Watts

Recently heard this, and was trying to figure out what it means. It's by Isaac Watts and, I believe, from his book https://www.amazon.com/Arrangement-Psalms-Hymns-Spiritual-Songs/dp/024343913X Our ...