Schenk, Hartmann

Schenk, Hartmann a Lutheran divine, was born April 7, 1634, at Ruhla, near Eisenach. He studied at Helmstadt and Jena, and was pastor at Bibra and Vilkershausen. His motto was, "Mea Haereditas Servator," and he died May 2, 1681. He was a man of prayer, who not only prayed himself, but also taught others how to pray. He wrote some hymns, which are still in use in the German churches. See G. Ludovici, De Hymnis et Hymnopoeis Hennebergicis (Schleusingen, 1703), p. 27; Wezel, Hymno-poeographia (Herrnstadt, 1724), 3, 49; Koch, Gesch. des deutschen Kirchenliedes, 3, 427; Knapp, Evangel. Liederschatz, p. 1343. (B.P.)

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