Zinzendorf, Christian Renatus, Count von, second son of Nicolaus Ludwig Ton Zinzendorf, was born Sept. 19, 1727, at Herrnhut, in Saxony. He received his education from his parents, and from Johann Langguth and others of the Brethren. He was the only son that survived his boyhood, early accompanied his father on his journeys, and was, e.g., in 1743, for sixteen days imprisoned with him at Riga. From 1744 to 1750 he lived mostly at Herrenhaag in Wetteravia, ministering specially to the single Brethren. When the community at Herrenhaag was dissolved in 1750, his father summoned him to London. He brought with him the seeds of consumption, which developed in England. He died in London, May 28, 1752 (Koch, v., 312; Hist. Nachricht (to the Brüde… Go to person page >
Translator: J. C. Hansen
Professor of Classical Languages at Eden Seminary and taught at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Ill.; a member of the Evangelical Church.
Handbook to the Mennonite Hymnary by by Lester Hostletler (General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America Board of Publications, Newton, KS, 1949) (retrieved from Project Gutenberg 1/15/2019) Go to person page >
Display Title: Man of sorrows, now my soul shall greet thee Patient Sufferer, crowned with thornesFirst Line: Man of sorrows, now my soul shall greet thee Patient Sufferer, crowned with thornesAuthor: J. C. Hansen; Christian Renatus von ZinzendorfDate: 1941
Display Title: Man of Sorrow, Now My Soul Shall Greet TheeFirst Line: Man of Sorrows, now my soul shall greet TheeTune Title: MARTER CHRISTIAuthor: J. C. Hansen; C. R. von Zinzendorf, 1727-1762Date: 1940