(16901774). B. Silesia. Studied law at Jena, then theol. at Halle under Francke. Poor health limited his activities to writing. Spent last 28 yrs. of life at Halle orphanage. Works include Güldenes Schatz-Kästlein der Kintier Gottes (Eng. title, Golden Treasury), Meditations (7 vols.), and the miss. hymn tr. into Eng. as Awake, Thou Spirit Who Didst Fire.
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