Nun kommt das neue Kirchenjahr

Nun kommt das neue Kirchenjahr

Author: Johannes Olearius
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Author: Johannes Olearius

Johannes Olearius (b. Halle, Germany, 1611; d. Weissenfels, Germany, 1684) Born into a family of Lutheran theologians, Olearius received his education at the University of Wittenberg and later taught theology there. He was ordained a Lutheran pastor and appointed court preacher to Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels in Halle and later to Duke Johann Adolph in Weissenfels. Olearius wrote a commentary on the entire Bible, published various devotional books, and produced a translation of the Imitatio Christi by Thomas a Kempis. In the history of church music Olearius is mainly remembered for his hymn collection, which was widely used in Lutheran churches. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nun kommt das neue Kirchenjahr
Author: Johannes Olearius
Language: German
Publication Date: 1862
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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