Fanny Crosby

Fanny Crosby

by Bonnie C. Harvey
     
 

An inspiring look at the life of one of Christianity's most beloved hymn writers

Fanny Crosby (1823-1915) overcame the formidable obstacle of blindness to become one of the most well-known poets and hymnists of the nineteenth century, Her unbending will and indomitable spirit led her to forgive those who had wronged her and to embrace the joy of simplicity.

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An inspiring look at the life of one of Christianity's most beloved hymn writers

Fanny Crosby (1823-1915) overcame the formidable obstacle of blindness to become one of the most well-known poets and hymnists of the nineteenth century, Her unbending will and indomitable spirit led her to forgive those who had wronged her and to embrace the joy of simplicity.

This easy-to-read biography details how Fanny Crosby grew from a child for whom most held little hope to a spiritual giant who embodied both childlike gentleness and supreme strength. Choosing to live in virtual poverty in order to reach the lost, there wasn't anyone she couldn't touch—and few whom she didn't.

Meet the author of some of America's favorite hymns, including "Blessed Assurance" and "To God Be The Glory."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764221668
Publisher:
Bethany House Publishers
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Women of Faith Series
Pages:
157
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.43(d)

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