Bernstein, Christian Andreas

Bernstein, Christian Andreas a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born. at Domnitz, near Halle, where he also pursued his theological course. In 1695 Francke appointed him teacher at the royal paedagogium, which position he occupied till 1699, when he was called to assist his father in the ministry at his native place, but he died there in the same year, Oct. 18. He is the author of some hymns, two of which were translated into English — viz., Mein Vater zeuge mich, dein Kind, by Jacobi, in Psalmodia Germanica, "My father, form thy child according to thine image". (p. 125); and Zuletzt geht's wohl dem, der gerecht auf Erden, in Hymns from the Land of Luther, "At last shall all be well with those, His own" (p. 150). See Koch, Gesch. des deutschen Kirchenliedes, 4 365 sq.; Drey haupt, Beschreibung des Saal- kreises (Halle, 1751), 2, 897. (B. P.)

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