Chaplain Brian Hamer, active duty Navy Chaplain, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the importance of Good Friday in the rhythm of the Church Year, how the Passion has been a part of Holy Week since the Early Church, how J.S. Bach approached the observation of Holy Week, and how Bach expresses the text of the Passion in his beautiful music for Holy Week. Listen to “Es ist vollbracht” at youtu.be/8sURg5yT69U. Read more from Chaplain Hamer at WhatDoesThisMean.org.
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