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[Lifespring divine and bond of all]

[Lifespring divine and bond of all]

Composer (attributed to): St Ambrose; Arranger: M. M. Bridges
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Composer (attributed to): St Ambrose

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

Arranger: M. M. Bridges

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Tune Information

Title: [Lifespring divine and bond of all]
Composer (attributed to): St Ambrose
Arranger: M. M. Bridges
Incipit: 17133 21217 171
Key: G Major


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