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Poor Mans New Testament Commentary Vol 1 Robert Hawker

Poor Mans New Testament Commentary Vol 1

Robert Hawker

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Robert Hawker (1753–1827) was a Devonian vicar of the Anglican Church and the most prominent of the vicars of Charles Church, Plymouth, Devon. His grandson was Cornish poet Robert Stephen Hawker.Of all the ministers of Charles Church this man is theMoreRobert Hawker (1753–1827) was a Devonian vicar of the Anglican Church and the most prominent of the vicars of Charles Church, Plymouth, Devon. His grandson was Cornish poet Robert Stephen Hawker.Of all the ministers of Charles Church this man is the most famous. The “Star of the West”, due to his superlative preaching that drew thousands to Charles to hear him speak for over an hour at a time. He was a bold Evangelical, caring father, active in education and compassionate for the poor and needy of the parish, a scholar and author of many books and deeply beloved of his parishioners. Described as “one of Almighties almoners/Entrusted with supernatural wealth” in the rather sycophantic poem by W. Cann.