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Preaching Matthew (Part 1)
December 19, 2013 – 12:00 pm | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Originally taped in 2011, we are highlighting this “Preaching Matthew” podcast as we once again enter Year A in the lectionary.

David Schmitt, Jeff Gibbs, and Ron Rall form a Preachers Roundtable on preaching Matthew (from which the Gospel readings for LSB Lectionary Series A are largely taken). Part one of two. Here’s part two.

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Easter Sunday • Acts 10:34–43 • April 20, 2014
April 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
In this pericope, Peter portrays Christ’s resurrection as God’s vindication of his identity and his work. In the resurrection, God gives assurance that Jesus is Lord and the judge of the living and the …

Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM
November 2, 2011 – 2:30 pm | No Comment
Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM

For the first time in decades, the three panels of Claude Monet’s masterful Agapanthus triptych are together at the St. Louis Art Museum and the exhibition is striking.

The See-Saw God
October 31, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment
The See-Saw God

Reformation Reflections on sola gratia

A time to celebrate 400 years of the King James Bible
October 28, 2011 – 3:35 pm | No Comment

The King James Bible is an unparalleled work of English literature. It’s high time to celebrate its anniversary.

Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas
October 25, 2011 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas

More thoughts on Stanley Hauerwas’ thoughts. This time from a guy who reads the New Testament for a living.

C.F.W. Walther turns 200 today, and this is why you should know who he is
October 25, 2011 – 4:00 pm | No Comment

Many American Lutheran Christians will be marking the 200th birthday of one C. F. W

Hauerwas and Disability
October 21, 2011 – 12:27 pm | 3 Comments
Hauerwas and Disability

There was quite a little contingent from Concordia listening to Stanely Hauerwas at Fontbonne University this past Monday evening. The topic was on disability, and it brought some of his usual themes together in a provocative way.

Hermeneutics Down Under
October 19, 2011 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Hermeneutics Down Under

Lutheran Church of Australia “Theological Hermeneutics Symposium,” Oct 13-15

Stanley Hauerwas and the story of disability
October 18, 2011 – 10:45 pm | One Comment

Last night, Stanley Hauerwas spoke at Fontbonne University, as part of its Carondelet Lecture Series. His lecture was entitled “Disability: An Attempt to Think With.”

Who was invited to the Dragon King’s wedding?
October 13, 2011 – 7:45 pm | No Comment

Turns out the United Kingdom isn’t the only country that can turn out elaborate fairy-tale royal weddings.

Shoes and the Law
October 8, 2011 – 7:53 am | 2 Comments
Shoes and the Law

The title of a newspaper article caught my eye yesterday: Jews Ponder Day’s Footwear. I had to read to find out what it was about and kept reading because I’ve always been at least mildly …