Jesu, aufersatnd'ner Held, sonderbarer Koenig

Jesu, aufersatnd'ner Held, sonderbarer Koenig

Author: Alexander Mack
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Alexander Mack

Alexander Mack was born in 1679 at Schriesheim, between Mannheim and Heidelberg. He was brought up in the Reformed faith. He was not satisfied with the formalism of the Catholic, Lutheran, or Reformed churches, but also not satisfied with the Pietists, who believed religion was of the heart, and rejected the organized church. He founded the Church of the Brethren in 1708 in Schwarzenau, Wittgenstein. The church sought to adopt the teachings of the New Testament, and practiced baptism by immersion. Because of this they were also known as "Dunkers." The church grew in Schwarzenau but was scattered by persecution. The leaders decided to come to the United States and nearly the whole denomination migrated to the States starting in 1719. Mack mo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesu, aufersatnd'ner Held, sonderbarer Koenig
Author: Alexander Mack

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A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d60

Das Christliche Gesang-Buch #d138

Eine Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen, und Geistlichen Liedern #d154

Neue Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen und Geistlichen Liedern ... der Alten Brueder ... #d123

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