Rest: Wachet auf by Bach (BWV 140)


With all of this talk of churches and virtue flying around, a Bach cantata seems appropriate. The German lyrics to BWV 140 are based on the Parable of the Virgins, about the importance of being prepared to be judged. This is one of Bach’s very best cantatas, chosen for that reason as well its relevance to David French’s views, critiqued below.

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About Guy N. Texas

Guy N. Texas is the pen name of a lawyer living in Dallas, who is now a liberal. He was once conservative, but this word has so morphed in meaning that he can no longer call himself that in good conscience. Guy has no political aspirations. He speaks only for himself.
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