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Gieb fried zu unsrer zeit, o Herr! gross Not

Gieb fried zu unsrer zeit, o Herr! gross Not

Author: Wolfgang Capito
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Author: Wolfgang Capito

Also known as Wolfgang Köpfel Capito, Wolfgang, son of Hans Köpfel or Kopphel, farrier and counsellor at Hagenau, in Alsace; was born at Hagenau in 1478. At Freiburg, in Breisgau, he studied medicine (M.D. in 1498); then law, and, after his father's death, theology. In 1512 he was appointed preacher at the Benedictine Collegiate Church of Bruchsal. He subsequently held important appointments at Basel, Mainz, and Strassburg. At Strassburg, under the influence of Zell and Bucer, he openly declared for the Reformation, became a freeman of Strassburg, July, 1523, and on Aug. 1, 1524, married the daughter of a Strassburg burgess. Working hand in hand with Bucer, he acted as mediator between the Zwinglians and the Lutherans, and after Zwingl… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gieb fried zu unsrer zeit, o Herr! gross Not
Author: Wolfgang Capito
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