Phillips Brooks

Phillips Brooks
Short Name: Phillips Brooks
Full Name: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1893

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts. He wrote the lyrics of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem". He is honored on the Episcopal Church liturgical calendar on January 23.

Texts by Phillips Brooks (30)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
على الربى في بيت لحمPhillips Brooks (Author)Arabic1
ഓ ബേത്ത് ലഹേം ആ രാത്രിയില്‍ എത്ര മനോഹരം! (Ō bētt lahēṁ ā rātriyil etra manēāharaṁ!)Phillips Brooks (Author)Malayalam2
Bassit figa ili a BelenPhillips Brooks (Author)Tagalog2
Betelehema iki ePhillips Brooks, 1836-1893 (Author)Hawaiian3
Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pinePhillips Brooks (Author)English4
Du Betlehem, du lilla StadPhillips Brooks (Author)2
Everywhere, everywhere Christmas tonightPhillips Brooks (Author)4
God hath sent His angels to the earth againPhillips Brooks (Author)English61
Ho eta urbo Betlehem'Phillips Brooks (Author)Esperanto6
ക-ല്ലറ നാൾ ഏ-റെയില്ല (Ka-llaṟa nāḷ ē-ṟeyilla)Phillips Brooks (Author)Malayalam2
Малое места Бэтлеем існуе з даўных порPhillips Brooks (Author)Belarusian2
Mieścino mala, Betlejembp Phillips L. Brooks (Author)Polish2
오 베들레헴 작은 골 너 잠들었느냐 (O bedeullehem jag-eun gol neo jamdeul-eossneunya)Phillips Brooks (Author)Korean2
O holy Child of Bethlehem, Descend to us, we prayPhillips Brooks (Author)English2
O kleines Städtchen BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)German1
O little town of BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)English767
О малый город Вифлеем (O malyy gorod Vifleyem)Phillips Brooks (Author)Russian2
Oh, aldehuela de BelénPhilips Brooks (Author)Spanish7
Oh pueblecillo de Belén, reposa en sueño túPhillips Brooks (Author)Spanish2
Oh, pueblecito de Belén, Afortunada túPhillips Brooks (Author)Spanish11
Oh, pueblecito de Belén, Durmiendo en dulce pazPhillips Brooks (Author)Spanish4
Pequena vila de BelémPhillips Brooks (Author)Portuguese2
Petit village de Bethléem, que tu nous parais tranquillePhillips Brooks (Author)French2
Petite ville, Bethléem, tu dors tranquillementPhillips Brooks (Author)French2
Qytet i vogël, BethlehemPhillips Brooks (Author)Albanian2
Ry Betlehema kely o!Phillip Brooks (Author)Malagasy3
The earth has grown old with its burden of carePhillips Brooks (Author)English2
The sky can still rememberPhillips Brooks (Author)English8
The while I listened came a wordPhillips Brooks (1835-1893) (Author)1
Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longerPhillips Brooks (Author)English2

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