As We Grow Older

Book Review | by | Volume 29, Issue 3 | May – June 2023


Seventy years after his death, Brother William Islip Collyer (always known by his second name) remains one of our community’s most popular authors. Born in Leicester in 1876, he was baptised at Leicester in 1893 when he was 17. His earliest contribution to our literature was published in The Christadelphian for May 1895; another longer piece from his pen was published the following month. Until he fell asleep at the age of 77 on 10 March 1953, his insightful writings continued to grace the pages of that magazine, and later The Testimony, in the first issue of which he wrote the lead article.

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