Evidently there is a new trend among some to claim that Bach was a “forward-looking, quasi-scientific thinker who had little or no genuine interest in traditional religion.” Well, that’s a lot of bull, and part of the confusion seems to be a case of projection. And now a new resource is shedding light on his deep faith.
This article, Bach Was Far More Religious Than You Might Think, is from the New York Times, and has links to lots of Bach’s music. If you aren’t familiar with the music of Bach you are experiencing a deprived childhood!
Soli Deo gloria