Mein Gott und Vater, gib du mir

Mein Gott und Vater, gib du mir

Author: Johannes G. Olearius
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Author: Johannes G. Olearius

Olearius, Johannes, son of Johann Olearius, pastor of St. Mary's Church and superintendent at Halle, was born at Halle, Sept. 17, (N.S.) 1611. He entered the University of Wittenberg in 1629 (M.A. 1632, D.D. 1643], where he became lecturer, and, in 1635, adjunct of the philosophical faculty. In 1637 he became Superintendent at Querfurt; and, in 1643, was appointed by Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels as his chief court preacher, and private chaplain at Halle, where he became in 1657 Kirchenrath, and in 1664 General Superintendent. When, on the death of Duke August in 1680, the administration of Magdeburg fell to the Elector of Brandenburg, Duke Johann Adolf gave Olearius similar appointments at Weissenfels, which he held till his death on… Go to person page >

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Author: Johannes G. Olearius

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #405

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #405

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