Davids Trost und größtes Glücke

Davids Trost und größtes Glücke

Author: Paul Gerhardt (alt.)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. Gräfenheinichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was r… Go to person page >

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First Line: Davids Trost und größtes Glücke
Author: Paul Gerhardt (alt.)
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #481

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #481

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #481

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