Edeling, Christian Ludwig, son of Ludwig Edeling, Superintendent at Löbejun, near Halle, on the Saale, was born at Lobejun, July 31, 1679. After the completion of his theological studies under Spener and Francke, he became, in 1704, tutor to Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, and in 1706 Rector of the school at Groningen, near Halberstadt. In 1710 he was appointed assistant preacher at Schwanebeck, near Halberstadt, where he became chief preacher in 1723, and Superintendent in 1739, and died there Sept. 18, 1742 (Koch, v. 219-220; Bode, pp. 62-63; mansucript from Oberpfarrer Graue, Löbejun).
His Poetischer Vorrath, now extant at Wernigerode, in manuscripts contains 27 hymns. Of these he contributed 10 to Freylinghausen’s Neues geistreiche… Go to person page >