God Is in This Place

Author (hymn stanza): Martin Rinckart

Rinkart, Martin, son of Georg Rinkart or Rinckart, cooper at Eilenburg on the Mulde, Saxony, was born at Eilenburg, April 23, 1586.* After passing through the Latin school at Eilenburg, he became, in Nov., 1601, a foundation scholar and chorister of the St. Thomas's School at Leipzig. This scholarship also allowed him to proceed to the University of Leipzig, where he matriculated for the summer session of 1602, as a student of Theology; and after the completion of his course he remained for some time in Leipzig (he did not take his M.A. till 1616). In March 1610 he offered himself as a candidate for the post of diaconus at Eilenburg, and was presented by the Town Council, but the Superintendent refused to sanction this arrangement, nominal… Go to person page >

Author: Mary E. Caldwell

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Text Information

First Line: God is in this place
Title: God Is in This Place
Author: Mary E. Caldwell (1975)
Author (hymn stanza): Martin Rinckart (1636)
Language: English
Notes: Reading; sing to NUN DANKET
Copyright: © 1976 Fred Bock Music Company


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