Eternity, eternity! How long art thou, eternity! As long as God is God, so long

Eternity, eternity! How long art thou, eternity! As long as God is God, so long

Author: Daniel Wülfer; Translator: Catherine Winkworth
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Author: Daniel Wülfer

Theologian; b. 7/3/1617 Nuremberg; d. 5/11/1685 Nuremberg Go to person page >

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth (b. Holborn, London, England, 1827; d. Monnetier, Savoy, France, 1878) is well known for her English translations of German hymns; her translations were polished and yet remained close to the original. Educated initially by her mother, she lived with relatives in Dresden, Germany, in 1845, where she acquired her knowledge of German and interest in German hymnody. After residing near Manchester until 1862, she moved to Clifton, near Bristol. A pioneer in promoting women's rights, Winkworth put much of her energy into the encouragement of higher education for women. She translated a large number of German hymn texts from hymnals owned by a friend, Baron Bunsen. Though often altered, these translations continue to be used i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternity, eternity! How long art thou, eternity! As long as God is God, so long
German Title: O Ewigkeit, o Ewigkeit
Author: Daniel Wülfer
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Language: English
Publication Date: 1864
Copyright: Public Domain

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