William Cowper A Mysterious Way CD


Lance Pierson tells the story of Cowper’s life and reads a selection of his best poems.

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CD1 – His Public Face

  1. Olney Hymns: Light Shining out of Darkness/ ‘God Moves in a Mysterious Way’
  2. On Opening a Place for Social Prayer
  3. Lovest Thou Me?
  4. Praise for the Fountain Opened
  5. Pity for Poor Africans
  6. On the Loss of the Royal George
  7. Verses supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk
  8. The Poplar-Field
  9. The Retired Cat
  10. The Diverting History of John Gilpin

CD2 – His Private Faith

  1. Interval
  2. The Shrubbery
  3. On the Receipt of my Mother’s Picture out of Norfolk
  4. Of Himself
  5. To Mary
  6. Olney Hymns: Retirement
  7. Walking with God
  8. The Contrite Heart
  9. To the Reverend Mr Newton
  10. Lines Written during a period of Insanity
  11. The Castaway
  12. Olney Hymn: Temptation
  13. From The Task: I was a stricken deer

Additional information

Weight 105 g
Dimensions 12.5 × 14 × 1 cm
A Mysterious Way CD
William Cowper A Mysterious Way CD

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