Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Savior

Jesus Christ, our blessed Savior

Author (German version): Martin Luther; Author: Jan Hus
Tune: JESUS CHRISTUS, UNSER HEILAND
Published in 23 hymnals

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Author (German version): Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Author: Jan Hus

[John Huss] Jan Hus was born in Bohemia (part of the region, along with Moravia, we now call the Czech Republic), ca. 1370. He studied philosophy and theology at Prague University. Though only regarded as an average student, he received an undergraduate degree in 1396 and a Masters in 1398. In 1402 he was ordained as a priest in the Catholic Church and became rector and priest at Bethlehem Chapel. Hus lived in a time of great political and religious upheaval and to fully understand the man and his circumstances, some background is necessary. Domestic political turmoil was emerging in Bohemia and in the early 1400s the Catholic Church was enmeshed in the Great Schism in which three rival popes vied for control of the church. The schism l… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ, our blessed Savior
Title: Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Savior
Latin Title: Iesus Christus, nostra salus
Author (German version): Martin Luther
Author: Jan Hus
Meter: 8.8.7.8
Source: Tr. composite
Language: English
Notes:
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3222
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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #313TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #316TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #317Text
Lutheran Service Book #627Text
Lutheran Worship #236
Lutheran Worship #237
Small Church Music #2573Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #3222TextScoreAudio
Include 15 pre-1979 instances



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