Rev. Brian Hamer, active duty Navy Chaplain and author of Cantatas Over Coffee – J. S. Bach Cantata 75, “The Poor Shall Eat and be Satisfied”, joins Andy and Sarah during Bach Week to talk about why Cantata 75 is so unique to Bach’s Leipzig heritage, the liturgical context for Cantata 75, Hamer’s Highlights for the Cantata, how the people of Leipzig reacted to the cantata, and the beautiful hymn we have inherited from the Cantata. Read Chaplain Hamer’s article at whatdoesthismean.org/lifted-voice–brian-hamer/cantatas-over-coffee-j-s-bach-cantata-75-the-poor-shall-eat-and-be-satisfied and find Lutheran Service Book 760 “What God ordains is always good” at hymnary.org/hymn/LSB2006/760.
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