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Hört die Klag der Christenheit

Hört die Klag der Christenheit

Author: Johannes Geletzky
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Author: Johannes Geletzky

Jelecky, Johannes, better known in the Germanised form Geletzky, was ordained a priest of the Bohemian Brethren's Unity in 1555. He was some time President of the community at Fulnek, in Bohemia, and afterwards at Grödlitz, in Bohemia. He died at Grödlitz, Dec. 28, 1568. He was sent by Bp. Blahoslav to negotiate with the Anabaptists of Austerlitz. To the Kirchengeseng, 1566, he contributed 22 hymns and translations. Two have passed into English, of which one is noted under Augusta, J. The other is: Dankt Gott dem Herren. Children. 1566, as above, in 7 stanzas. In Wackernagel, iv. p. 364. Translated as "In Faith, 0 teach us," beginning with stanza v., as No. 279, in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book , 1754. [Rev. James Mearns,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hört die Klag der Christenheit
Author: Johannes Geletzky
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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