Ich liebe Gott, und zwar umsonst

Ich liebe Gott, und zwar umsonst

Translator: Angelus Silesius; Author: St. Francis Xavier
Published in 2 hymnals

Translator: Angelus Silesius

Pen name of Johann Scheffler… Go to person page >

Author: St. Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier, the great missionary saint of the Roman Catholic Church, was the son of Don John Giasso and Donna Maria d'Azpilqueta y Xavier; he was born at the castle Xavier, near Pampeluna, Spain, on April 7, 1506, and is known to history by his mother's name. At the age of eighteen he entered the University of Paris, where in due course he graduated, and then devoted himself to teaching. It was here that he became acquainted with Ignatius Loyola the founder of the Jesuits, who was then planning the colossal work which he afterwards accomplished. Xavier became one of the first nine of Loyola's converts, and the most enthusiastic of the little band. The date of the formation of the Order of the Jesuits is given as Aug. 15, 1534, and t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ich liebe Gott, und zwar umsonst
Latin Title: O Deus, ego amo Te
Translator: Angelus Silesius
Author: St. Francis Xavier
Language: German

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Instances

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d420
Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d232
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