Woltersdorf: Ernst Gottlieb W., as a hymn writer, preacher, prolific writer and educators in the field of Erbauungslitteratur one of the most outstanding representatives of pietistic healthy heart and mind towards the middle of the 18th Century. He was born on 31 May 1725 as the sixth son of the preacher to Gabriel Luke Friedrichsfelde in Berlin, who was appointed 10 years after its birth as a preacher at the St. George Church in Berlin. The blessing of a serious Christian education accompanied him to the Berlin High School to the gray convent, from which he received in 1742, only 17 years old, the University of Halle, to be under the direction of the pietistic school teachers belonging to J. Lange, Michael, Baumgarten and Knapp to pay the… Go to person page >
Paraphraser: William M. Czamanske
Born: August 26, 1873, Granville, Wisconsin.
Died: January 7, 1964.
Buried: Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery - North Willow Creek, Vernon Center, Minnesota.
Czamanske graduated from Concordia College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1894) and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri (1898). Ordained in 1898, he served at Lutheran churches near Madelia, Minnesota (1898-1902); West Henrietta, New York (1902-04); Rochester, New York (1904-10); and Sheboygan, Wisconsin, (1910-51). He contributed poems to the Lutheran Witness, Sunday School Times, Etude, Expositor, and Northwestern Lutheran. He was a member of the subc… Go to person page >