Bendito Cristo

Translator (English): Joseph A. Seiss

Joseph Augustus Seiss (March 18, 1823–June 20, 1904) was an American theologian and Lutheran minister. He was known for his religion writings on pyramidology and dispensationalism. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Translator (v. 1-3): Anita González

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Translator (v. 4): Federico Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bendito Cristo
English Title: Beautiful Savior
Translator (English): Joseph A. Seiss
Translator (v. 1-3): Anita González
Translator (v. 4): Federico Pagura
Source: German: Munster Gesangbuch (1677)
Language: Spanish



ST. ELIZABETH appears to be an eighteenth-century tune from the Glaz area of Silesia. It has always been associated with this text. No factual data exists for the legend that this text and tune date back to the twelfth-century crusades, although those apocryphal stories explain one of the names by w…

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