Slysmez z uceni Boziho

Slysmez z uceni Boziho

Author: Erasmus Alber; Author: Johannes Geletzky
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Author: Erasmus Alber

Alber, Erasmus, son of Tileman Alber, afterwards pastor at Engelroth, was born at Sprendlingen c. 1500. After studying at Wittenberg under Luther and Melanchthon, he became, in 1525, schoolmaster at St. Ursel, near Frankfurt-am-Main, and in 1527 at Heldenbergen, in Hesse Darmstadt. In 1528 he was appointed by the Landgrave Philip of Hesse pastor at Sprendlingen and Götzenhain, where he devoted himself specially to the children of his charge. After 11 years' service he was appointed by the Elector Joachim of Brandenburg court preacher at Berlin, but proving too faithful for the court, was, in 1541, removed as chief pastor to Neu Brandenburg. In 1542 he became pastor at Stade, in Wetteravia, and while there received, in 1513, the degree of D… Go to person page >

Author: Johannes Geletzky

Jelecky, Johannes, better known in the Germanised form Geletzky, was ordained a priest of the Bohemian Brethren's Unity in 1555. He was some time President of the community at Fulnek, in Bohemia, and afterwards at Grödlitz, in Bohemia. He died at Grödlitz, Dec. 28, 1568. He was sent by Bp. Blahoslav to negotiate with the Anabaptists of Austerlitz. To the Kirchengeseng, 1566, he contributed 22 hymns and translations. Two have passed into English, of which one is noted under Augusta, J. The other is: Dankt Gott dem Herren. Children. 1566, as above, in 7 stanzas. In Wackernagel, iv. p. 364. Translated as "In Faith, 0 teach us," beginning with stanza v., as No. 279, in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book , 1754. [Rev. James Mearns,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Slysmez z uceni Boziho
Author: Erasmus Alber
Author: Johannes Geletzky
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