Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody.
i. Hymn Books.
1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >
Display Title: In Peace and Joy I Now Depart (Nunc Dimittis-Song of Simeon)First Line: In peace and joy I now departTune Title: MIT FRIED UND FREUDAuthor: Martin Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 85 84 77Date: 1993Subject: Hymns of the Liturgy |Source: Translation composite
Display Title: In Peace and Joy I Now DepartFirst Line: In peace and joy I now departTune Title: MIT FRIED UND FREUD ICH FAHR DAHINAuthor: M. Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 85 84 77Date: 1996Subject: Nunc Dimittis |Source: Tr. composite