Mon Rédempteur Est Vivant

Author: Léopold Bonsen

Leopold Eberhard Bonsen (* 1699 in Montbéliard, † 1788 ) was a French Lutheran theologian. He was born in Montbéliard in 1699 the son of a German father and a French. He studied theology at the University of Strasbourg. 1723 he was in a French church vicar, was then as tutor worked and was in 1727 as a vice-principal of the school used in his hometown. Eight years later he was promoted to rector. For superintendent he was appointed in 1769. 1788 he died in his hometown. Bonsen was representative of the strict Lutheran orthodoxy and was directed against the Reformed Church and against pietism. https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonsen Go to person page >

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First Line: Mon rédempteur est vivant
Title: Mon Rédempteur Est Vivant
German Title: Jesus lebt, mit ihm auch ich
Author: Léopold Bonsen
Source: rév. © Nos coeurs te chantent, éd. 1979
Language: French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

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JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT

First published in Johann Crüger's Praxis Pietatis Melica (1653) without attribution, JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT was credited to Crüger (PHH 42) in the 1668 edition of that hymnal. (The later isorhythmic RATISBON is related to this tune; see 34.) JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT is named for its association w…

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