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Articles tagged with: William Schumacher

Blood in My Mouth
June 4, 2014 – 9:25 am | 3 Comments
Blood in My Mouth

Dreaming about a sermon in the week before Pentecost.

Proper 19 • 1 Timothy 1:(5–11) 12–17 • September 15, 2013
September 3, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By William W. Schumacher
The two alternatives for this pericope suggest rather different directions for a sermon, with the briefer reading perhaps lending itself to a clearer focus on the gospel and the longer risking a …

“Nones” on the Rise
October 16, 2012 – 4:43 pm | 6 Comments
“Nones” on the Rise

They aren’t really all that interested in us; but we should be interested in them.

May the Best Story Win
May 1, 2012 – 4:00 pm | 9 Comments
May the Best Story Win

NPR just started what they promise will be a series of stories on “losing faith,” stories about people who were religious believers but no longer believe. The series began with a woman who was a …

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!

Losing Face[book]
December 15, 2011 – 2:50 pm | 6 Comments
Losing Face[book]

Why I abandoned the third largest “country” in the world.

Concordia Journal Currents – C.F.W. Walther at 200
August 15, 2011 – 3:01 pm | 7 Comments

In this faculty roundtable, Dr. William Schumacher, Dr. Gerhard Bode, and Dr. Tom Egger discuss LC-MS founder C.F.W. Walther and his impact 200 years after his birth.

Easter 7 • John 17:1–11 • June 5, 2011
May 2, 2011 – 2:08 pm | No Comment

By William W. Schumacher
In the Heidelberg Disputation (1518), Martin Luther drew a stark contrast between a “theologian of glory” and a “theologian of the cross,” and that distinction may still make a Lutheran preacher reluctant to …

Science: “Just” a Matter of Faith?
April 12, 2011 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
Science: “Just” a Matter of Faith?

“Our imagination is stretched to the utmost”

Food for theological reflection
March 16, 2011 – 2:10 pm | 3 Comments
Food for theological reflection

“Food is supposed to be sacred, not fast.”