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Frederick William Faber
b. June 28, 1814 – d. September 26, 1863 • Hymn writer • Roman catholic • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Faber, Frederick William
Faber, Frederick William (1814–63), *Oratorian and hymn writer. Born at Calverley, a small town in W. Yorkshire, he was educated at Shrewsbury and Harrow and at Balliol and University Colleges, Oxford. In 1837 he was elected to a Fellowship at the latter college. His upbringing was *Calvinist; but at
Who’s Who in Christian History
Faber, Frederick William
FABER, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1814–1863)Anglican clergyman whose contributions as a hymn writer followed his turn to the Roman Catholic Church in 1846Faber, educated at Balliol College, Oxford, was one of the earliest figures to be influenced by the Tractarian movement. He was involved in controversies