O was fuer ein herrlich Wesen hat ein Christ

O was fuer ein herrlich Wesen hat ein Christ

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf

Wolff, Jakob Gabriel, LL.D., son of Jakob Wolff, sometime conrector at Greifswald, was born at Greifswald in 1684. He matriculated, in 1702, at the University of Greifswald, as a student of law. In 1705 went to Halle, where he graduated LL.D. In 1716 he was appointed extraordinary, and in 1724, ordinary professor of law at Halle, and afterwards received the title of Hofrath. He resigned his professorship in 1744, and died at Halle, Aug. 6, 1754 (Koch, iv. 375; Bode, p. 174; the Grischow-Kirchner Kurzgefasste Nachrichte, Halle, 1771, p. 54, &c). Wolff's hymns were mostly written early in life, principally during his student years at Halle. He was in thorough sympathy with the characteristic teachings of the Halle Pietists, and his hymns sh… Go to person page >

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First Line: O was fuer ein herrlich Wesen hat ein Christ
Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d800

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien für den öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #488[479]

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d656

Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d682

Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d463

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