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Albertini, Johann Baptist von

ALBERTINI, ɑ̄l´´ber-tî´nî, JOHANN BAPTIST VON: Moravian bishop; b. at Neuwied (on the Rhine; 8 m. n.n.w. of Coblenz) Feb. 17, 1769; d. at Bertheladorf, near Herrnhut, Dec. 6, 1831. He was educated at Neuwied, at Niesky (1782-85), and at the theological seminary of Barby (1785-88). From 1788 to 1810 he taught in the school at Niesky; from 1810 to 1821 he was preacher and bishop in Niesky, Gnadenberg, and Gnadenfrei (Silesia); in 1821 he became a member, and in 1824 president, of the Elders’ Conference in the department for Church and school. He published: Predigten (1805); Geistliche Lieder (1821); and Reden (1832). Some of his spiritual songs are of rare beauty. He was a fellow student and friend of Schleiermacher.

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