Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody.
i. Hymn Books.
1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >
Display Title: These Are the Holy Ten CommandsFirst Line: These are the holy Ten CommandsTune Title: IN GOTTES NAMEN GAHREN WIRAuthor: M. Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 88 87 4Date: 1996Subject: Law and Gospel | ; Trinity 18 |Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary, 1996 (tr.)
Display Title: These Are the Holy Ten CommandsFirst Line: These are the holy Ten CommandsTune Title: IN GOTTES NAMEN FAHREN WIRAuthor: Michael A. Penikis, b. 1964; Martin Luther, 1483-1546; F. Samuel Janzow, 1913-2001; Joseph Herl, b. 1959Meter: 88 87 4Scripture: Exodus 20:1-17; Leviticus 19:2; James 2:10; Romans 3:21-28Date: 2006Subject: The Word of God |Source: Christian Worship, 1928, tr. sts. 6, 8-10, 12, alt.