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Der Leib nur finkt entseelt hinab

Der Leib nur finkt entseelt hinab

Author: C. Bodenbender
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: C. Bodenbender

Bodenbender, Conrad. (Heskem, Hesse-Cassel, Germany, July 10, 1823--1897). Baptist. Brought up a Lutheran, but became a Baptist at the age of 22. Emigrated to America in 1849 where he worked as a cabinet maker in Buffalo, New York, before feeling the call to preach. Attended the Rochester Theological Seminary (1854-1858). Ordained in Newark, New Jersey, in September, 1856. Pastorates in German Baptist churches in Tavistock, Ontario, 1861-1865; Berlin, Ontario, 1865-1871; Chicago, Illinois, 1871-1873; Buffalo, New York, 1873- . Described as "calm and thoughtful, scriptural in his sermonizing, genial in his social intercourse, unblamable in character." Three of his hymns appeared in Die Glaubensharfe (Cleveland, 1885): "Ja, Herr, ich will Dir… Go to person page >

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First Line: Der Leib nur finkt entseelt hinab
Author: C. Bodenbender