Seminary’s Publications Honored with Awards

Seminary’s Publications Honored with Awards


Seminary’s Publications Honored with Awards

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis earned three awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) at its May 1 awards dinner in Toronto, Canada. The ACP presented the awards in recognition of the exceptional content produced for Concordia Journal and Concordia Seminary magazine in 2014. Concordia Journal, the Seminary’s quarterly theological journal, received the prestigious Award of Excellence in the category of Best in Class ..

Ecumenical Witness

Ecumenical Witness


Ecumenical Witness

Editor’s Note:  The Fall issue of the Concordia Journal is now being distributed to our subscribers.  This issue is dedicated to various perspectives on ecumenism and church relations, including an essay by the important Luther scholar and Roman Catholic ecumenist, Fr. Jared Wicks, S.J.  Our own Charles Arand provides a helpful introduction, highlighting the timeliness of ..

Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

Extinction and the Richness of Human Life


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


Preaching Mark (Part 2)


Preaching Mark (Part 2)

Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark throughout year B of the three-year lectionary cycle. Part 2 of 2 looks at preaching Mark during ordinary time (after Pentecost)