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O Mensch! bedenk zu dieser Frist

O Mensch! bedenk zu dieser Frist

: Johann Hesse
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: Johann Hesse

Hesse, Johann, D.D., son. of Johann von Hesse, a merchant of Nürnberg, was born at Nürnberg, Sept. 21 or 23, 1490. He attended the Universities of Leipzig (1506), Wittenberg, where he graduated M.A., 1511, and heard lectures froin Luther and Johann v. Staupitz; Bologna and Ferrara (D.D. at Ferrara, 1519). During his residence in Italy he gained an insight into the corruptions of the Church in that country, and on his return home in 1520 he sided more and more with the party of Reform. He had been appointed Canon of Neisse in Silesia in 1515, and was in 1520 ordained priest at Breslau. He acted for some time as a Provost of the Church of St. Mary and St. George, at Oels, and was then summoned to Breslau, in 1521, to preach as a Canon of th… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Mensch! bedenk zu dieser Frist
: Johann Hesse
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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