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Dürsrüttilied, an Anabaptist hymn containing 21 quatrains, describes the seizure of a congregation of Anabaptists with their preacher, Uli Baumgartner, on the Dürsrütti in the EmmentalSwitzerland, in 1659. Most of the prisoners were, after prolonged imprisonment, taken to Holland. The song is found in Müller, Berner Täufer, 123-125.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 496.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld: Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. de Graaf, 1972: 123-125.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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Neff, Christian. "Dürsrüttilied." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 22 Mar 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=D%C3%BCrsr%C3%BCttilied&oldid=80346.

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Neff, Christian. (1956). Dürsrüttilied. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 March 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=D%C3%BCrsr%C3%BCttilied&oldid=80346.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 112. All rights reserved.

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