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From God Can Nothing Move Me

Author: Ludwig Helmbold

Helmbold, Ludwig, son of Stephan Helmbold, woollen manufacturer at Muhlhausen, in Thuringia, was born at Mühlhausen, Jan. 13, 1532, and educated at Leipzig and Erfurt (B.A. in 1550). After two years' headmastership of the St. Mary's School at Mühlhausen, he returned to Erfurt, and remained in the University (M.A. 1554) as lecturer till his appointment in 1561 as conrector of the St. Augustine Gymnasium at Erfurt. When the University was reconstituted in 1565, after the dreadful pestilence in 1563-64, he was appointed dean of the Philosophical Faculty, and in 1566 had the honour of being crowned as a poet by the Emperor Maximilian II., but on account of his determined Protestantism he had to resign in 1570. Returning to Mühlhausen, he was… Go to person page >

Translator: Gerald Thorson

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First Line: From God can nothing move me
Title: From God Can Nothing Move Me
Author: Ludwig Helmbold
Translator: Gerald Thorson
Meter: 7.6.7.6.6.7.7.6
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

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