Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >
Translator: C. P. Krauth
Charles Porterfield Krauth, D.D.,LL. D.: b. 1823, Martinsburg,Va.; d. 1883. pastor at Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia; President of General Council 1870 to 1880; Professor at the University of Penna; professor of Theology, Phila., Pa.; author of "The Conservative Reformation"
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Display Title: The Happy Christmas Comes Once MoreFirst Line: The happy Christmas comes once moreTune Title: DET KIMER NU TIL JULEFESTAuthor: Charles Porterfield Krauth, 1823-1883; Nicolai F. S. Grundtvig, 1783-1872Meter: LMDate: 1994Subject: Christmas | ; Jesus Christ | Birth
Display Title: The Happy Christmas Comes Once MoreFirst Line: The happy Christmas comes once moreTune Title: DET KIMER NU TIL JULEFESTAuthor: C. P. Krauth, 1823-83 ; N. F. S. Grundtvig, 1783-1872Meter: L MDate: 1996Subject: Nativity of our Lord |
Display Title: The Bells of ChristmasFirst Line: Det kimer nu til julefest (The bells of Christmas chime once more)Tune Title: DET KIMER NU TIL JULEFESTAuthor: Charles Porterfield Krauth, 1823-1883; Nikolai F. S. Grudtvig, 1783-1872Meter: L MDate: 2006Subject: Christmas |
Display Title: The Happy Christmas Comes Once MoreFirst Line: The happy Christmas comes once moreTune Title: EMMANUELAuthor: Charles P. Krauth; Nikolai F. GrundtvigMeter: LMSource: Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhagen, December 23, 1817