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Jan Hus: 600 Years a Martyr
July 6, 2015 – 1:20 pm | One Comment
Jan Hus: 600 Years a Martyr

 
Today, July 6, 2015, marks 600 years since Jan Hus, theologian and reformer from Prague, was put to death at the decree of the Council of Constance. Hus espoused teachings that in many ways anticipated …

O Clavis David : O Key of David
December 20, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
O Clavis David : O Key of David

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O Key of David and Scepter of the House of Israel, You open and no one can close, You close and no one can open: Come and rescue the prisoners who are in darkness …

The un-countable life: waiting for an Advent in Ferguson
November 28, 2014 – 4:42 pm | No Comment
The un-countable life: waiting for an Advent in Ferguson

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Pro Re Theologica et Salute Fratrum: Luther as Reformer of Pastoral Care
November 4, 2014 – 11:14 am | No Comment
Pro Re Theologica et Salute Fratrum: Luther as Reformer of Pastoral Care

Another Reformation Day has come and gone. Each year the day gives us occasion to reflect on the significance of the upheavals of the Sixteenth Century—upheavals that changed the religious, social, and cultural landscape of …

Trying to see clearly in #Ferguson’s haze
August 19, 2014 – 4:34 pm | One Comment
Trying to see clearly in #Ferguson’s haze

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Is it okay for a Christian to be “happy”?
June 3, 2014 – 3:13 pm | One Comment
Is it okay for a Christian to be “happy”?

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Renowned historian to speak at Concordia Seminary
April 23, 2014 – 3:17 pm | No Comment
Renowned historian to speak at Concordia Seminary

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Bugenhagen’s Day
April 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Bugenhagen’s Day

Yesterday was the anniversary of Johannes Bugenhagen’s sleep in the Lord … but yesterday was about waking, not sleeping  (Christus resurrexit: vere resurrexit: Alleluia!). Still, Bugenhagen is worth remembering. Pastor at Wittenberg, he was, among …

Luther, Laity, and … Lego
April 2, 2014 – 10:27 am | 2 Comments
Luther, Laity, and … Lego

A review of the Lego Movie as embodiment of Reformation theology….

The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations
March 28, 2014 – 7:42 pm | No Comment
The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations

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