Article Archive for July 2012
Relive, via video, Concordia Seminary’s Theological Symposium, held September 20-12, 2011, on “Rediscovering the Art of Preaching.” Featured presenters included Dean Nadasdy, Dale Meyer, David Schmitt, and Glenn Nielsen.
By David I. Lewis
The Old Testament lesson for Proper 14 contains the introduction to the narrative of Elijah’s flight to Mt. Horeb and his confrontation with Yahweh there (1 Kgs 1:1–18). As only the first …
View video from the Day of Exegetical Reflection, held at Concordia Seminary on September 19, 2011, with the theme “The Bible in English: Its Present and Future.”
By Bruce M. Hartung
It is an easy homiletical move to criticize and condemn the wandering children of Israel for their murmuring against Moses and Aaron, and for their less-than-robust confidence that Yahweh would, in fact, …
Is Jesus the “Messiah” of Isaiah 9-11?
By Thomas Egger
Congregations of the LCMS have not heard many sermons on the rainbow, since Genesis 9 did not occur in the lectionary cycles of Lutheran Worship. In fact, the LW three-year lectionary did not …
As part of the Center for Hispanic Studies’ 25th anniversary, Doug Groll and Leopoldo Sanchez discuss the past, present, and future of Hispanic/Latino theology and mission.
Rev. William Rowe, a Roman Catholic priest, had already been removed from his parish when Bishop Edward Braxton of the Belleville, IL, diocese, took the extra step of forbidding him to exercise any public ministry. …
By Timothy Dost
Jeremiah 23:1–6 presents a challenge to the preacher of appearing to be too narrow in scope in terms of the law to be useful to the congregation. The lament of Jeremiah, while directed …
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