Sturm, Christoph Christian

Sturm, Christoph Christian, was born at Augsburg, Jan. 25,1740, and studied at Jena and Halle. From Halle, where he preached first, he was called to Magdeburg, where he finally became the pastor primarius of St. Peter's. He died at Hamburg, Aug. 26, 1786. Sturm is the author of a number of devotional books and hymns. One of his hymns, Auferstanden, auferstanden, has been translated into English by N.L.F., in the Monthly Religious Magazine, 1865, 33, 202: "Christ is risen, Christ is risen." One of his works has been translated into most of the European languages, and is known in English under the title of Reflections on the Works of God (often printed). For others, see Herzog, Real-Encyklop. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v. See also Winer, Handbuch der theolog. Literatur (index); Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 2, 1292; Theolog. Universal-Lexikon, s.v.; Koch, Gesch. d. deutschen Kirchenliedes, 6, 357 sq.; Regensburger Conversations-Lexikon, s.v.; Federsen, Sturm's Leben und Charakter (Hamburg, 1786). (B.P.)

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