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Diamond in the Rough: The Pugilistic Context of “Rock of Ages”

“Rock of Ages” was my Memaw’s favorite hymn. It holds a particular place of sentiment in the hearts of many and regularly tops various greatest hymns lists. Its relationship to Augustus Toplady’s (its author) conversion is also widely known. Traveling home from a neighboring village, Toplady found himself caught in a storm and took refuge […]

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The Salvation of Infants (5): Augustus Toplady

Ok, I was kidding about that whole Shedd thing. I’ll get to him, but via one of his footnotes I was led to a work of Augustus Toplady in which he discusses the question of infant salvation. Toplady is most famous now not for, e.g., his dispute with John Wesley or his translation of Zanchi […]