Reed Lessing reviews THE BOOK THAT BREATHES NEW LIFE: Scriptural Authority and Biblical Theology. By Walter Brueggemann. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005. 228 pages. Cloth. $35.00
Reed Lessing reviews HOW MUCH DOES GOD FOREKNOW?: A Comprehensive Biblical Study. By Steven Roy. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 324 pages. Paper. $22.00
Homiletical Helps on LSB Series C—Old Testament
by Robert Rosin
Reed Lessing reviews CREATION AND CHAOS IN THE PRIMEVAL ERA AND ESCHATON: Religio-Historical Study of Genesis 1 and Revelation 12. By Hermann Gunkel and K. William Whitney Jr. (translator). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. 456 pages. Paper. $36.00
This weekend, Benedict XVI, speaking to the priests and other consecrated servants of the Roman Catholic Church, commended blogging as a further means to proclaim the Word of God to the world. We couldn’t agree more. ConcordiaTheology.org is a case-in-point that the web-based resources of blogs, among other things, can and ought to be used ..
I recently saw A Serious Man , the Coen brothers new film, at the Tivoli . In between an opening prologue of a Yiddish folk tale and a truly stunning ending is the story of Larry Gopnik, a middle-class Jew living with his family in 1967 middle America
By Kyle Castens “Whose Side, Anyway?” Charles simply figured there must be something wrong with his baseball glove. That was the fifth pop-fly in a row that fell straight out of the sky, right into the pocket of his mitt, and sprang out almost as high, landing on the green summer turf. It was a ..
Luther Tower, home to Concordia’s landmark carillon TOMORROW (Wednesday, Aug 12) at 7:00PM, Jacob Bodden, a 10 year-old boy from Amersfoort, Holland, will give a free carillon concert at Concordia Seminary . After taking carillon lessons for only a year and a half, Jacob has played concerts at the Belgium Monument in Amersfoort, the Munt Tower in Amsterdam, and the tower in Hilvarenbeek. Last summer, he was interviewed and filmed in Amersfoort for being the youngest carillonneur in the Netherlands
Photo credit: Evan Agostini, AP I’m watching the television tributes to the original news anchorman, Walter Cronkite. Growing up, the “CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite” was a nightly ritual in my family home. And I am remembering that night as a young child when I watched Cronkite sign off (and that’s the way it is) for the last time
That’s the title of a summer workshop I will be leading later this month (July 27-29) at Concordia Seminary. It’s a topic I’ve studied, talked, and thought about for a long time. Peter Mead, senior editor at Creative Communications for the Parish , will lead some of the presentations too