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J.S. Bach: The Theologian Inside, Composer Outside

“The aim and final end of all music should none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” – J.S. Bach Millions of people have heard of Bach. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is arguably the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Even after 250 years since his death, Bach’s music lifts the heart and energizes the soul. However, many do not know that behind the façade of the brilliant composer was a theologian whose heart was after God, only God. He just happened to be working with a keyboard and writing music. In fact, he believed that music was a “refreshment of ...