Bach, Easter

In three flats, the C-minor strides forward on some trinitarian continuum. For more of this sort of uplift, few sources are more discerning and nourishing than the fare offered by The Western Confucian, a Matteo Ricci-type scholar in Korea whose tastes run towards full armies of viola de gamba assembling behind Buxtehude oratorios. There remain, in other words, multiple reasons for hope! Glenn Gould in … Continue reading Bach, Easter

On the Events in Aba: Sources

Another Tibet-themed guest post by Kristiana Henderson, Pacific Lutheran University While I was writing this larger piece about the construction of dams in the Tibet Autonomous Region, I was simultaneously following the developments coming out of Aba Prefecture of Northern Sichuan Province, another “autonomous” region comprised mostly of Tibetan and Qiang people. I believe that following the story regarding the funding of hydroelectric facilities in … Continue reading On the Events in Aba: Sources