"Come, You Lost in Strife and Sorrow": Paul Gerhardt's Hymn Paraphrase of Hosea 6:1-3

Frederick J. Gaiser

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2008

Issue: Amos and Hosea (Vol. 28, No 2, Spring, 2008)

In his hymn paraphrase of Hosea 6:1–3, Paul Gerhardt understands both the terrors of the divine wrath and the wonders of the divine grace; with Hosea, Gerhardt resolves that tension in favor of grace.

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