Flesh and Spirit, Part 2

Part 1 Having undertaken a brief introduction to the relationship between Bach’s faith and his compositional practice, I’d like to turn our attention toward a very interesting case study that exemplifies both Bach’s passion for the purity of God’s Word as well as the composer’s techniques of communicating an extra-musical message through a musical medium. The […]

Flesh and Spirit

I. Mobility and Urbanization in the Early Church 1 The entire book of Acts describes the development and geographic expansion of the NT church and its western Diaspora which faced the issues of mobility, globality, urbanality, and religious plurality. A.  Wayne Meeks 2 (Mobility) “‘The guiding thread for every history of earliest Christianity is the irresistible expansions of the Christian […]