Christendom i Verdens Mund
Er hvad Man behager,
Kun ei Tro af Hjertens-Grund,
Den al Verden vrager,
Kræves dog i Daabens Pagt,
Har og, trods al Verdens Magt,
Himmel-Haabet til os bragt,
Jesu Navn forklaret!

Christendom i Kirkens Mund
Er da, som den lyder,
Christen Tro af Hjertens-Grund,
Og hvad deraf flyder:
Daab i Jesu Christi Navn,
Styrelse til Himlens Havn,
Barne-Smil i Herrens Favn,
Salighed af Naade!


About Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig


N.F.S. Grundtvig is considered to be the father of Danish folk schools. His radical ideas were the cornerstone upon which this educational reform was based. He was a Danish minister, a theologian, a poet, a philosopher, a historian, a hymn writer, a social critic, and most relevantly, an educator. His educational vision was for a unique school that would serve Danish people of all social standings, especially the farmers. He originally called it "folkelig hojskole" (loosely interpreted as "a school that would be "of and for the people"") (Borish, 1991, p. 17). His idea was to create an educational system... Read more...

Poet of the day

Giorgos or George Seferis was the pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádēs. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post...
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Poem of the day


Beijar-te a fronte linda

Beijar-te o aspecto altivo

Beijar-te a tez morena

Beijar-te o rir lascivo

Beijar o ar que aspiras

Beijar o pó que pisas

Beijar a voz que soltas

Beijar a luz que visas

Sentir teus modos frios,

Sentir tua apatia,

Sentir até répúdio,

Sentir essa ironia,

Sentir...
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