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Meet Professor Mark Rockenbach (Part 2)
May 5, 2016 – 9:16 am | No Comment

Continuing the conversation with Prof. Rockenbach (part 2 of 2). View part one here.

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Proper 5 • Luke 7:11–17 • June 5, 2016
May 24, 2016 – 8:45 am | No Comment

By James Voelz
Introduction and Overview
This well-known pericope is “typical” of Luke’s Gospel in several important ways. Chief is the portrayal of Jesus as a prophetic figure (in something of a contrast to Matthew, where he …

O Adonai
December 18, 2015 – 8:20 am | No Comment
O Adonai

December 18
ANTIPHON

O Adonai, and Ruler of the House of Israel, Who appeared to Moses in the burning bush and gave him the Law on Sinai: Come and with an outstretched arm redeem us.
READING

From Exodus chapter …

O Wisdom
December 17, 2015 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
O Wisdom

Today in chapel we had a service that prayed and sung the O Antiphons of Advent.  Traditionally, the O Antiphons were sung consecutively beginning on December 17 and ending on December 23.  For our students, …

Reflections on the state of Biblical Studies
December 14, 2015 – 8:02 am | 2 Comments
Reflections on the state of Biblical Studies

. . . from the SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 21-24, 2015).

What’s trending in contemporary theology
December 7, 2015 – 7:57 am | 6 Comments
What’s trending in contemporary theology

Reflections on race and global Christianity at the 2015 American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Hope Rising: Preaching Luke
December 2, 2015 – 9:34 am | 3 Comments
Hope Rising: Preaching Luke

David Schmitt on preaching Luke from Advent to Easter in Year C. Need we say more?

The Awkward State of American Christianity
November 11, 2015 – 2:50 pm | No Comment
The Awkward State of American Christianity

What’s on your Starbucks red cup?

The Myth of “Righteous Anger”
October 20, 2015 – 8:02 am | 8 Comments
The Myth of “Righteous Anger”

Does the phrase “pro-life” simply mean “Republican” and “angry”?

Every Living Thing
October 9, 2015 – 2:12 pm | No Comment
Every Living Thing

A new statement on the “responsible care” of God’s creation.

The King is Coming! An Advent & Christmas Sermon Series
October 1, 2015 – 8:30 am | 3 Comments
The King is Coming! An Advent & Christmas Sermon Series

A new sermon series by Andy Bartelt based on Old Testament lessons.

Pope Francis and Our Common Home
September 30, 2015 – 10:28 am | 6 Comments
Pope Francis and Our Common Home

In light of Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States, a few thoughts on his first encyclical.