Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American clergyman and author, who briefly served as Bishop of Massachusetts in the Episcopal Church during the early 1890s. In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23. He is known for being the lyricist of "O Little Town of Bethlehem".
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... hours of meetings, untold thousands of dollars and enough paperwork to fell a small forest, Phillips Brooks School's controversial plan to build a campus in Woodside came to an anticlimactic ... Town staff countered that Phillips Brooks' easement language was too full of loopholes and would not protect areas of pristine open space ...
... Brooks's understanding of individuals of other ways and thought, and of other religious traditions, gained a following across a broad segment of society, and ... School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, published several biographical works on Brooks ... These included Phillips Brooks, Life and Letters (1901), a two-volume biography published at New York and the one-volume Phillips Brooks (1907), also published at New York, an abbreviation and revision ...
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“O little town of Bethlehem,
How still we see thee lie!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
The silent stars go by;
Yet in thy dark streets shineth
The Everlasting Light;
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee tonight.”
—Phillips Brooks (18351893)
“What a hot theopathy
Roisters through her, gnaws the walls....”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.”
—Wendell Phillips (18111884)