1607–1662

Feb­ru­a­ry 27, 1607, Pan­kratz, Bo­hem­ia (now Jítrava, Czechia).

Jan­u­a­ry 13, 1662, Zit­tau, Ger­ma­ny.

Christian was the son of Za­cha­ri­as Kei­mann, Lu­ther­an pas­tor at Pan­kratz.

He en­tered the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Wit­ten­berg in the fall of 1627 (MA March 19, 1634). In April 1634 the town coun­cil of Zit­tau ap­point­ed him Con­rec­tor of their Gym­na­si­um; he be­came Rec­tor there in 1638.

Kei­mann was a dis­tin­guished teach­er, and wrote a num­ber of scho­las­tic pub­li­ca­tions, a few Scrip­tur­al plays, and 13 hymns.

  1. Freuet euch, ihr Chris­tian alle
  2. Meinen Je­sum lass ich nicht
    • I Will Leave My Je­sus Ne­ver!
    • I Will Not Let Je­sus Go
    • Jesus I Will Ne­ver Leave
    • Jesus Will I Ne’er For­sake
    • Never Will I Part with Christ