Arnschwanger, Johann Christoph

Arnschwanger, Johann Christoph a Lutheran theologian of Germiny, was born at Nuremberg, Dec. 28,1625. He studied at Jena, Altdorf, and Leipsic.. In 1651 he received his first pastoral appointment in his native city, where he also died, Dec. 10,1696. He is the author of many hymns, which were published in Neue geistliche Lieder.(Nuremberg, 1659 ; 2d ed. 1711):Anweisung zur Gottseligkeit (ibid. 1663):-Heilige Psalmen und christliche Psalmen (ibid. 1680):— Heiliger epistolischer Bericht und Licht, Geleit und FreucP (ibid, 1663). See Koch, Geschichte des deutschen Kirchenliedes, iii, 517 sq.; Wezel, Hymnopoeographia, i, 86-91; Anal. Hymnol. I, ii, 13-19; Winterfeld, Der evangel. Kirchengesang, ii, 456-462. (B. P.)

 
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