I stumbled across this National Public Radio programme A Visitor's Guide to Bach's St Matthew Passion. It is very good. Here is the link. We are in Lent - a timely season in which to discover this remarkable work if you do not know it.
Belief is reassuring. People who live in the world of belief feel safe. On the contrary, faith is forever placing us on the razor's edge. Jacques Ellul No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for any one else. Charles Dickens (Our Mutual Friend)