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Article Archive for November 2012

Extinction and the Richness of Human Life
November 30, 2012 – 3:54 am | No Comment
Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

Golden Toad—Wikimedia Sometime ago (actually quite awhile ago), I wrote a post on the meaning of extinction and how the irrevocable loss of those creatures that no longer exist diminishes the richness of life in creation. But their loss also impoverishes us as human creatures. Aldo Leopold recognized the tragedy of this loss to us as he looked back and lamented the passing of the passenger pigeon in the early twentieth century

Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy
November 29, 2012 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy

Concordia Seminary faculty discuss with Croatian scholar Boris Gunjević the influential ideas of theologian John Milbank.

Advent 2 • Philippians 1:2–11 • December 9, 2012
November 27, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Bruce Schuchard
Paul faces the first stage of his trial in Rome before the emperor. Whether or not he will be found innocent and released, or whether he will be “poured out like a drink …

Pre-Lenten Workshop with Reed Lessing – January 18, 2013
November 21, 2012 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Pre-Lenten Workshop with Reed Lessing – January 18, 2013

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will offer a one-day pre-Lenten workshop by Reed Lessing on campus on Friday, January 18, 2013.

A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”
November 20, 2012 – 2:14 pm | No Comment
A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”

It is rare to encounter a moving spiritual experience in the digital realm

Advent 1 • 1 Thessalonians 3:9–13 • December 2, 2012
November 20, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Michael Redeker
‘Tis the season when Christians make preparations to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, and there are only a few weeks remaining to do so!
This Sunday also marks the beginning of a …

One lesson the church can learn from postelection America
November 13, 2012 – 5:20 pm | No Comment
One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

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One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

Proper 29 • Daniel 7:9–10; 13–14 • November 25, 2012
November 12, 2012 – 2:06 pm | One Comment

By Paul Philp
The divine court comes to order in Daniel’s vision within this text. Daniel first beholds the thrones being placed and the Ancient of Days taking his seat upon his throne. The description Daniel …

Proper 28 • Daniel 12:1–3 • November 18, 2012
November 6, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Leopoldo Sanchez
In his struggle against the pneumatomachians, who denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit by reducing his nature to that of a ministering spirit or angel, St. Basil (c. 329–379) highlights that good …