Hvad Gudi täckes är mig täckt

Hvad Gudi täckes är mig täckt

Alterer: J. O. Wallin; Author: Ambrosius Blarer; Translator: P. Brask
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Alterer: J. O. Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swensha Psalmboken, of Konungen gillad och stadfdstad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recastings… Go to person page >

Author: Ambrosius Blarer

Blaurer, Ambrosius, son of Augustine Blaurer, Councillor of Constanz, was born at Constanz, April 4, 1492. In 1513 he graduated at Tubingen and entered the convent of Alpirsbach, in the Black Forest, where he was chosen Prior. After studying Holy Scripture and the writings of Luther, he became dissatisfied with his position and left the convent in 1522, and went to Constanz. In 1523 he openly espoused the cause of the Reformation, and began to preach in 1525. In 1529 he commenced his work as Reformer of Swabia, in which, after the restoration of Duke Ulrich, 1534, he received his help and countenance till 1538, when the growing opposition of the Lutheran party led him to withdraw from Württemberg. He returned to Constanz, where he remained… Go to person page >

Translator: P. Brask

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Text Information

First Line: Hvad Gudi täckes är mig täckt
Alterer: J. O. Wallin
Author: Ambrosius Blarer
Translator: P. Brask
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain
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