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Horatius Bonar
b. December 19, 1808 – d. March 31, 1889 • Hymn writer • Poet
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Bonar, Horatius
Bonar, Horatius (1808–1889)Scottish hymn writer, educated at the University of Edinburgh and ordained in the Church of Scotland (1837). He was the brother of Andrew Bonar. He became minister at Kelso. He joined the Free Church of Scotland at the Disruption (1843) and remained in Kelso. He served the
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Bonar, Horatius
BONAR, HORATIUS (1808–1889)Scottish minister and hymn writerEducated at Edinburgh in arts and divinity, Bonar was ordained in 1837 on appointment as minister of the North Church, Kelso. His ministry there continued after he had joined the Free Church of Scotland at the Disruption of 1843, until he