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 >
Display Title: We Now Implore God the Holy GhostFirst Line: We now implore God the Holy GhostTune Title: NUN BITTEN WIRAuthor: Martin Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 99 11 10 4Date: 1993Subject: Pentecost |Source: German hymn, c. 13th century, st. 1; Translation composite
Display Title: We Now Implore God the Holy GhostFirst Line: We now implore God the Holy GhostTune Title: NUN DITTEN WIRAuthor: M. Luther, 1483-1546Meter: 99 11 10 4Date: 1996Subject: Invocation |Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, St. Louis, 1941 (tr.); German Hymn, c. 13th century, st. 1