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Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Romans 13:1-2; Matthew 28:19; Luke 9:2; John 4:35-38; Mark 16:16; Romans 10:14; Luke 15:7, 10, 32; 1 Corinthians 12:4-7; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 2 Corinthians 7:5-7; John 3:16;
With regard to the study or the St. Matthew Passion, or of any of Bach's works, the basic assumption must be Bach's familiarity with and loyalty to the teachings of the Lutheran Church .
Such a study has limitations. Any study of musical interpretation falls into the dangers of subjectivism. This is easily seen by the wide variance of opinion on perhaps the same musical form.
Naumann, William George, "The Protestant Christian Church in the U.S.A. Meeting the Challenge of our Times Through Parish Evangelism" (1958). Bachelor of Divinity. 914.
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