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: To Jordan Came Our LordFirst Line: To Jordan came our Lord, the ChristTune Title: CHRIST UNSER HERR ZUM JORDAN KAMAuthor: M. Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 87 87 87 87 7Date: 1996Subject: Baptism of Jesus |Source: Tr. composite
Display Title: When Jesus went to Jordan's streamFirst Line: When Jesus went to Jordan's streamTune Title: CHRIST UNSER HERR ZUM JORDAN KAMAuthor: Martin Luther, 1483-1546; F. Bland Tucker, 1895-1984Meter: 87. 87. 87. 877Date: 1985