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Hyperius’ Prayer for Studies

The fascinating Andreas Hyperius provides, at the end of his Elementa Christianae Religionis (Elements of the Christian Religion), a handful of daily prayers. One of these is a prayer Ad studia (“For studies”), translated below. Thou, most wise heavenly Father, art the fount and origin of all knowledge and wisdom: thou pourest into the minds of all men knowledge […]