Author:Angelus Silesius

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Angelus Silesius
(1624–1677)
born Johann Scheffler and also known as Johann Angelus Silesius; German Catholic priest and physician, known as a mystic and religious poet. Born and raised a Lutheran, he adopted the name Angelus (Latin for "angel" or "heavenly messenger") and the epithet Silesius ("Silesian") on converting to Catholicism in 1653
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