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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach Christian Encounters Series

By Rick Marschall
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.53 Stars

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On 6/13 Adam Smith wrote: My third entrée into the Thomas Nelson Christian Encounters series has again proven the worth of the books in the series. I thoroughly enjoyed this brief biography on Bach. The author states the purpose of this book in this way: “Yet there have been very few studies on Bach’s faith life – the ... Book Review of Richard Marschall’s “Johann Sebastian Bach” (Christian Encounters Series)

Adam's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/21 Robert Stump wrote: This concise biography of famed Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach touches the keystones of his life without inundating the reader with a deluge of musical minutiae. Marschall covers the major periods of Bach's life through his employments and settles in with his final appointment at St. Thomas ... Christian Encounters: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marshall

Robert's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/11 ruthhill74 wrote: Summary from Goodreads:Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely ... Well-Spoken Wednesday--Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall Review

ruthhill74's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/10 Susanna wrote: I started playing the music of Bach at the age of 7. I continued to perform his music throughout high school and college. So, when I had the chance to grab a fresh biography about this magnificent composer, I was excited. Johann Sebastian Bach, by Rick Marschall, is an installment in the Christian ... Johann Sebastian Bach

Susanna's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/10 Mary Crocco wrote: Bach was born on March 21, 1685 in Germany, born into the Lutheran faith. As a church musician, Bach did not preach about music, his music preached about Christ. He had a personal relationship, not a professional duty, with Christ. Bach began composing music at the early age of ten. His lifelong studies ... Johann Sebastian Bach

Mary's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/26 johnumland wrote: Finishing this book was like eating a supreme pizza but in the personal size, oh so good, but not enough. At almost 200 pages, Rick Marschall, has introduced me to a world I'm woefully clueless about and put an intense desire in me to indulge in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach until my ears bleed. ... like eating a supreme pizza but in the personal size

johnumland's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/12 Ruth Kaup wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall is a little book, a biography, that reveals many unknown details of this most recognizable German composer. Bach’s life was humbly and totally given to God – not in spite of, but because of his talent, that could have led him anywhere in the musical world. ... Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

Ruth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/11 mrandmrsjdanderson wrote: Bach is one of those famous people that we all recognize his name yet largely know nothing about him. Most people would be able to say he had something to do with music, but they wouldn’t be able to name one of his works. Bach has always been to me an artist and musician who is out there in the abstract ... Book Review: Christian Encounters - Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

mrandmrsjdanderson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/10 Brian Welter wrote: Rick Marschall offers readers a glimpse of the society and heritage of Johan Sebastian Bach. The composer came from a long line of musicians, and his sons followed in his footsteps. His whole life was dedicated to music. In fact, one could say that, according to the author, his whole life was dedicated ... Excellent Introduction Leaves Readers Wanting More

Brian's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/7 scurry wrote: This book was very interesting. I never knew Bach was such a Christian man until I read this book; it is very different from musicians now days that aren't as religious. Bach had a great Christian beginning, which shows that does create success in the rest of life. I never knew how he involved God in ... Book Review: Johann Sebastian Bach By Rick Marschall

scurry's Rating:

5 Stars