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Telling God’s Story
May 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

In conjunction with the Spring 2014 issue of Concordia Journal, here is David Schmitt’s opening plenary presentation at the 2013 Theological Symposium. The Symposium theme was “From the Creation to the New Creation: Seeing All Things in Light of the Entire Story.”

You can download the video, along with videos of other Symposium plenaries and sectionals, on iTunes U.

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Advent 1 • 1 Corinthians 1:3–9 • November 30, 2014
November 18, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David A. Johnson
The church journeys into Advent, anticipating renewal in the vital proclamation of Jesus’s incarnation—embodied grace in the embryo of a woman’s womb. The church becomes that vessel of incarnate grace where we are saturated in …

The Great Transfer
April 6, 2012 – 11:55 am | No Comment

The Lord laid on him . . .

Are Lutherans Evangelicals?
April 4, 2012 – 4:05 pm | 16 Comments
Are Lutherans Evangelicals?

What is Lutheran?

The 6th Day
April 4, 2012 – 12:54 am | One Comment
The 6th Day

One of my students who has an interest in the early church thought he had run across an indication that there were times when the early church fathers preached/lectured on the days of creation during Holy Week. Now whether or not they did so, I don’t know for sure. But as I reflected on the idea, it suggested some intriguing connections. It provides a way of pulling together the original creation and the new creation as it focuses on the central role of God’s human creatures in both instances.

The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File
April 3, 2012 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File

Yesterday, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Dr. Erik Herrmann chanted the text of the passion account from the Gospel according to Mark. Erik’s description of his preparations are available here, in …

Writing the Bible, and other reasons to go to Grand Rapids
March 29, 2012 – 5:24 pm | No Comment

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Writing the Bible, and other reasons to go to Grand Rapids

Oswald Bayer Lecture Online: A Public Mystery
March 28, 2012 – 3:03 pm | 2 Comments
Oswald Bayer Lecture Online: A Public Mystery

Last week, Concordia Seminary hosted Luther scholar Oswald Bayer’s lecture, “A Public Mystery,” co-sponsored by Lutheran Quarterly.

Creation and Its Detractors
March 27, 2012 – 2:44 pm | 5 Comments
Creation and Its Detractors

Can you imagine The New York Times printing a critique of scientific atheism? That fact alone might be taken as wry proof for the existence of God!

James Cameron’s Deep Sea Dive
March 26, 2012 – 5:49 pm | One Comment
James Cameron’s Deep Sea Dive

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Together with All Creatures blog: James Cameron’s Deep Sea Dive

Discipleship in the Lutheran Tradition
March 26, 2012 – 8:13 am | 2 Comments
Discipleship in the Lutheran Tradition

Robert Kolb provides a sweeping overview of how Lutherans have conceived of and acted out “discipleship,” from the 16th century to today.

Reflections on Oswald Bayer, “A Public Mystery”
March 22, 2012 – 8:33 am | 5 Comments
Reflections on Oswald Bayer, “A Public Mystery”

Editor’s Note: On March 21, Prof. Oswald Bayer gave the lecture “A Public Mystery” at Concordia Seminary. More information on the lecture is available here, and video of the lecture will be available soon. Dr. …