TITLE

J.S. Bach in Japan

AUTHOR(S)
Siemon-Netto, Uwe
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul2000, Issue 104, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of Johann Sebastian Bach's classical music in the evangelization of Japan. Vehicle of the Holy Spirit; First contact of Christianity through the music of Bach; Lost credibility of Buddhism and Shintoism; Emergence of missionaries who are spreading Bach's biblical message; Links to Spanish Jesuit Francis Xavier's first attempt to evangelize Japanese in the sixteenth century.
ACCESSION #
3241795

 

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