Lowly, my soul, be lowly

Lowly, my soul, be lowly

Author: Andreas Ingolstaetter
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Author: Andreas Ingolstaetter

Ingolstätter, Andreas, was born at Nürnberg, April 9, 1633, where he became superintendent of the market, and where he died June 7, 1711. In 1672 he was admitted a member of the Pegnitz Shepherd and Flower Order, and was in 1674 crowned as a poet. Of his seven or eight hymns (of which six were contributed to the Pegnitz Andachtsklang, 1673-91) one has passed into English: Hinab geht Christi Weg. [Humility.] First published in the Poetischer Andachtsklang, Nürnberg, 1673, No. 39, in 7 stanzas of 8 lines; and is founded on meditation, No. 261, of Dr. H. Müller's Geistliche Erquickstunden. Included in Knapp's Evangelischer Lieder-Schatz, 1837, No. 2198, in 6 stanzas. Translated as:— Christ's path was sad and lowly. A good transl… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lowly, my soul, be lowly
German Title: Hinab geht Christi Weg
Author: Andreas Ingolstaetter
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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