From GAMEO
Revision as of 14:02, 23 August 2013 by GameoAdmin (Talk | contribs)


Jump to: navigation, search

Geraert (Geert) Passamentwerker (official name, Geraerdt Franssens), an Anabaptist martyr of Thienen, Belgium, was burned at the stake at Antwerp on 16 December 1558. He remained steadfast in his suffering and is celebrated in the song "Aenhoort Godt Hemelsche Vader" (Hear, O God, heavenly Father), in the Liedtboecx\en van den Offer des Heeren (No. 16).

Contents

Bibliography

Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts . . . N.p., 1570: 566.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: II, 202.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 583. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: VIII, 454, 466; XIV, 24-25, No. 273.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 384.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop: B. De Graaf, 1965: 63, 72.

Additional Information


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


Cite This Article

MLA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Geraert Passamentwerker (d. 1558)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 22 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geraert_Passamentwerker_(d._1558)&oldid=91895.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Geraert Passamentwerker (d. 1558). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geraert_Passamentwerker_(d._1558)&oldid=91895.




©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.