Grant, Holy Ghost, that We Behold

Translator: F. Samuel Janzow, b. 1913

F. Samuel Janzow was Professor of English at Concordia University Chicago from 1954 to 1980. NNM Go to person page >

Author: Bartholomäus Ringwaldt, 1530-99

Bartholomew Ringwaldt was born at Frankfort-on-the-Oder, in 1530, and was a Lutheran pastor at Langfield, in Prussia, where he died, 1598. His hymns resemble Luther's in their simplicity and power. Several of them were written to comfort himself and others in the sufferings they endured from famine, pestilence, fire and floods. In 1581, he published "Hymns for the Sundays and Festivals of the whole Year." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Grant, Holy Ghost, that we behold
Title: Grant, Holy Ghost, that We Behold
Translator: F. Samuel Janzow, b. 1913
Author: Bartholomäus Ringwaldt, 1530-99
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1982.

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