Word of life, most pure, most strong

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth is "the most gifted translator of any foreign sacred lyrics into our tongue, after Dr. Neale and John Wesley; and in practical services rendered, taking quality with quantity, the first of those who have laboured upon German hymns. Our knowledge of them is due to her more largely than to any or all other translators; and by her two series of Lyra Germanica, her Chorale Book, and her Christian Singers of Germany, she has laid all English-speaking Christians under lasting obligation." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >

Author: J. F. Bahnmaier

Bahnmaier, Jonathan Friedrich, son of J. G. Bahnmaier, Town Preacher at Oberstenfeld, near Bottwar, Württemberg, was born at Oberstenfeld, July 12, 1774. After completing his studies at Tübingen, his first appointment was, in 1798, as assistant to his father. He became Diaconus at Marbach on the Neckar in 1806, and at Ludwigsburg in 1810, where he was for a time the head of a young ladies' school. In 1815 he was appointed Professor of Education and Homiletics at Tübingen, but in the troublous times that followed had to resign his post. He received in 1819 the appointment of Decan and Town Preacher at Kirchheim-unter-Teck, where he continued as a faithful, unwearied, and successful worker for 21 years. He was distinguished as a preacher,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Word of life, most pure, most strong
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Author: J. F. Bahnmaier
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Christian Science Hymnal #139Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal #394
Christian Science Hymnal #395
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #139aPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #139bPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #139cPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #139Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d822
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #248Page Scan
Hymnbook for Christian Worship #340
Hymns of the Spirit #682Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #129Page Scan
Selected Hymns #d109
The Beacon Light #d127
The Gospel Hymnal #d717
The Gospel Messenger, a New Song Book #d210
The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #329
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