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Du Abglanz von des Vaters Ehr'

Du Abglanz von des Vaters Ehr'

Author: St. Ambrose; Translator: Johann Peter Lange
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

Translator: Johann Peter Lange

Lange, Johann Peter, D.D., son of Peter Lang or Lange, farmer and carrier on the estate of Bies, near Sonnborn, Elberfeld, was born at the Bies, April 10, 1802. In 1822 he entered the University of Bonn as a student of theology; and in the beginning of 1826 he became assistant to Pastor Emil Krummacher of Langenberg. In June 1826 he was appointed second pastor at Wald near Solingen; in 1828 second pastor of the Reformed church at Langenberg, and in 1832 second pastor at Duisburg. He was then appointed professor of Church History and Dogmatics at Zurich, as successor to D. F. Strauss, and entered on his duties at Easter, 1841; receiving shortly thereafter D.D. from Bonn. After Easter, 1854, he was professor of Systematic Theology at Bonn (al… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Du Abglanz von des Vaters Ehr'
Latin Title: Spendor Paternae gloriae
Author: St. Ambrose
Translator: Johann Peter Lange
Language: German

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Deutsches Gesang- und Choralbuch #a360

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #360

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #360

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #426

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche #516

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