Al Verden under Død og Dom
Blev lagt ved Adams Brøde,
Indtil den store Løser kom,
Uskyldig leed og døde,
Da misted Synd og Død sin Magt,
Med os vor Dommer gjorde Pagt,
Giv, Synder, ham din Sag i Hænde!
Han for din Tro vil dig frikiende!
Lad os til ham i Krybben gaae,
Og følge ham i Ørken!
Lad Kors ham kun os lægge paa,
Thi med det følger Styrken!
Lad ham os kun ei vige fra
Paa Olje-Bjerg og Golgatha:
Paa Zion skiænker han os Hvile,
Saa vi ad Død kan evig smile!
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...
George Gascoigne was an English poet, soldier, artist, and unsuccessful courtier. He is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney. He was the first poet to deify Queen Elizabeth...