Birgitte Katerine Boye   1 comment

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Birgitte Katerine Boye (1742-1824) wrote and translated hymns, composed patriotic poetry, and wrote plays.  A Hymnal, or a Collection of Old and New Hymns, for the Honor of God and the Edification of His Church (1778), or Guldberg’s Hymnal, informally, contained 124 of her original texts and 24 of her translations, plus original and translated hymns by others.


O Light of God’s Most Wondrous Love:

God’s Earth Would Be a Place So Fair:


Posted May 12, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources Bo

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