Herr, weil Du spricht: Kommt der zu Mir

Herr, weil Du spricht: Kommt der zu Mir

Author: Johann Gottfried Olearius (1670)
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Author: Johann Gottfried Olearius

Olearius, Johann Gottfried, son of Dr. Gottfried Olearius, pastor of St. Ulrich's Church at Halle, was born at Halle, Sept. 25, 1635. He entered the University of Leipzig in 1653, and graduated M.A. 1656, residing also for short periods at other German Universities. In 1658 he was ordained as assistant to his father at St. Mary's Church in Halle, where he became diaconus in 1662, and in 1685 pastor and also superintendent of the second portion of the dis¬trict of the Saale. He was finally appointed, in 1688, as chief pastor, superintendent, and consistorialrath at Arnstadt, and also professor of Theology in the Gymnasium there. He died at Arnstadt, May 21, 1711, after having been for some years totally blind. (Allgemeine Deutsche Biographi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Herr, weil Du spricht: Kommt der zu Mir
Author: Johann Gottfried Olearius (1670)



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