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How brightly shines the morning star, In truth and mercy from afar

How brightly shines the morning star, In truth and mercy from afar

Author: Jane L. Borthwick; Author: Philip Nicolai
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Jane L. Borthwick

Miss Jane Borthwick, the translator of this hymn and many others, is of Scottish family. Her sister (Mrs. Eric Findlater) and herself edited "Hymns from the Land of Luther" (1854). She also wrote "Thoughts for Thoughtful Hours (1859), and has contributed numerous poetical pieces to the "Family Treasury," under the signature "H.L.L." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Author: Philip Nicolai

Nicolai, Philipp, D.D., son of Dieterich Nicolai, sometime Lutheran pastor at Herdecke, in Westphalia, and after 1552, at Mengeringhausen in Waldeck, was born at Mengeringhausen, August 10, 1556. (The father was son of Nicolaus Rafflenbol, of Rafflenbol, near Hagen, in Westphalia, and in later life had adopted the Latinised form Nicolai of his father's Christian name as his own surname.) In 1575 Nicolai entered the University of Erfurt, and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. After completing his University course in 1579 (D.D. at Wittenberg July 4, 1594), he lived for some time at Volkliardinghausen, near Mengeringhausen, and frequently preached for his father. In August, 1583, he was appointed Lutheran preacher at Herdecke, but found many diff… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How brightly shines the morning star, In truth and mercy from afar
German Title: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Author: Jane L. Borthwick
Author: Philip Nicolai
Language: English
Publication Date: 1953
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Treasury of Hymns, the Best-Loved Hymns, Carols ... #d97

Songs of the Church #d83

The Garland of Praise #d57

The Pioneer Hymnal #d88

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