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Rowland Hill (preacher)

Data de nascimento: 23. Agosto 1744
Data de falecimento: 11. Abril 1833

Rowland Hill A.M. was a popular English preacher, enthusiastic evangelical and an influential advocate of smallpox vaccination. He was founder and resident pastor of a wholly independent chapel, the Surrey Chapel, London; chairman of the Religious Tract Society; and a keen supporter of the British and Foreign Bible Society and the London Missionary Society. The famous instigator of penny postage, Rowland Hill, is said to have been christened 'Rowland' after him.

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„Why should the Devil have all the best tunes?“

—  Rowland Hill (preacher)

Reported as a remark made by Hill when he arranged an Easter hymn to the tune of "Pretty, Pretty Polly Hopkins, in The Rambler, Vol. 9 (1858), p. 191; it was earlier attributed to George Whitefield, in The Monthly Review, or, Literary Journal, Vol. 49 (June 1773 - January 1774), p. 430, and has also attributed to Charles Wesley, and sometimes his brother John, as well as William Booth, who popularized it as an adage in promoting The Salvation Army.

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