Ach LIebster, zeuch mich von der Erden

Ach LIebster, zeuch mich von der Erden

Author: Antoinette Bourignon
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Antoinette Bourignon

Bourignon, Antoinette, was born at Lisle in 1616. From a very early period she was under the influence of religion, which took, in course of time, a mystical turn. Undertaking the work of a religious reformer, she visited France, Holland, England, and Scotland; and published several works dealing with The Testimony of Truth; The Renovation of the Gospel Spirit, &c. Her enthusiasm, peculiarity of views, and disregard of all sects raised on the one hand zealous persecutors, and on the other warm adherents. At her death at Franeker, in Friesland, Oct. 30, 1680, she left a large number of followers, especially in Scotland and France. Her works were published in 19 vols. at Amsterdam, 1686. She is known to hymnology through her hymn, "Venez Jesu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ach LIebster, zeuch mich von der Erden
Author: Antoinette Bourignon
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