Author: Mark Bangert

Mark Bangert is the John H. Tietjen Professor of Pastoral Ministry, Worship and Church Music, emeritus at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. At present he is the St. Luke Bach Choir Artistic Director and Scholar in Residence.

Johann Sebastian Bach on the Christian Life

o the honor of the Most High alone, and for my neighbor, to be enlightened from it…. – Inscription from Orgelbüchlein by J. S. Bach, Weimar, c. 17141 The Ethical Overtones of a Famous Inscription [1] Searching for an ethical tone in the life of Johann Sebastian Bach is difficult but not impossible. It is […]