Full Salvation! Full Salvation!

Full Salvation! Full Salvation! Francis Bottome* (1823-1894). According to JJ, p. 164, this hymn was first published in ‘a collection by Dr Cullis of Boston, 1873’, but this has not been verified. JJ was referring to Charles Cullis (1833-1892), a physician who specialized in faith healing. Cullis’s Faith Hymns appeared in a number of editions published by the Willard Tract Repository, Boston, from 1870 onwards (Bottome’s hymn was not in the 1870 edition, but was certainly in one of 1887; probably JJ was right to suggest 1873 as the edition containing Bottome’s hymn). Gordon Taylor (1989, pp. 45-6) identifies the hymn as written in 1871, and notes that three stanzas appeared in Song Life,...

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