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Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was born in Southampton England, on July 17, 1674. His father had served several prison terms because of his non-conformity. In 1702 Watts became pastor of Mark Lane Chapel, a large Congregational church in London. Although ill health forced his virtual retirement within a few years, the congregation insisted that he remain pastor as long as he lived. Watts was a highly gifted man, admired by Anglicans and non-conformists alike. He served as a private tutor, and many of his books...See more