Wach auf, wach auf, 's ist hohe Zeit

Wach auf, wach auf, 's ist hohe Zeit

Author: Ambrosius Blaurer
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Author: Ambrosius Blaurer

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 W├╝rttemberg. He returned to Constanz, where he remained… Go to person page >

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Gesangbuch der evangelisch-Lutherischen St. Markus Kirche #d321

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