Stip, Gerhard Chryno Hermann

Stip, Gerhard Chryno Hermann a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born May 4, 1809, at Norden, East Frisia. He studied at Gottingen and Bonn, and was for a time preacher to a country congregation. He then travelled through Switzerland, and settled for a time at Berne, where he became acquainted with Schneckenburger. In 1841 he lived in London, in the house of Bunsen, whose sons he instructed. Having returned to Germany, he settled at Alexandrowka, near Potsdam, and died June 21, 1882. Stip belongs to the most prominent hymnologists of the 19th century, and published, Beleuchtung der Gesangbuchsbesserung (Gotha, 1842, 2 vols.): — Hymnologische Reisebriefe (1853, 2 volumes): — Kirchenfried und Kirchenlied (eod.): — Das evangelische Kirchenlied und die confessionelle Brandfackel (1854):

Unverfalschter Liedersegen (1851): — Das Kleinod der evangelischen Religionisfreiheit: Erhalt' uns Herr bei deinem Wort (1855), etc. See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. s.v. (B.P.)

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