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O sel'ges Licht, Dreifaltigkeit

O sel'ges Licht, Dreifaltigkeit

Author: St. Ambrose; Author: C. C. J. Bunsen
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

Author: C. C. J. Bunsen

Bunsen, Christian Carl Josias, Baron, Prussian Minister at Rome, 1823-1838; at Berne, 1839-1841; Ambassador to England, 1841-1854; was born at Corbach in Waldeck, 25th August, 1791; died at Bonn, November 28th, 1860. Having gained high honours in the Universities of Marburg and Gottingen, he began life as an assistant master in the Gymnasium of Gottingen, but soon quitted that post to prosecute the enquiries which he felt to be the true aim of his life, and for which he had already, at the age of 24, conceived the idea of a comprehensive plan of philological and historical research, culminating in a synthesis of philology, history and philosophy, with the application of that synthesis to religious and civil legislation. To the accomplishmen… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O sel'ges Licht, Dreifaltigkeit
Latin Title: O lux beatas Trinitas
Author: St. Ambrose
Author: C. C. J. Bunsen
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Deutsches Gesang- und Choralbuch #a371

Deutsches Gesangbuch der Bisch. Methodisten-Kirche #d447

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #371

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #371

Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #d293

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #439

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d514

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche #532

Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d167

Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine #d147

Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine [Mit Anhand] #ad147

Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d672

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