Thee, O God, we humbly praise

Thee, O God, we humbly praise

Author: St. Ambrose; Translator: T. C. Porter
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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 >

Translator: T. C. Porter

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Text Information

First Line: Thee, O God, we humbly praise
Latin Title: Te Deum Laudamus
Author: St. Ambrose
Translator: T. C. Porter
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #268

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d632

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