Book Blurbs: Robert Kolb, Face to Face

Book Blurbs: Robert Kolb, Face to Face


Book Blurbs: Robert Kolb, Face to Face

Concordia Seminary’s Dean of Theological Research and Publication Dr. Kevin Golden chats with Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Kolb about his forthcoming book, Face to Face: Martin Luther’s View of Reality (Fortress Press, 2024), in this Concordia Journal Book Blurbs segment. The book provides an overview of Luther’s thought proceeds from the perspective of his use ..

Doce me!

Doce me!


Doce me!

Over seventy years ago, Martin Franzmann blessed the Church with an article entitled “The Marks of the Theologian” found within the February 1953 edition of Concordia Theological Monthly. The article is comprised of a series of three chapel addresses delivered at Concordia Seminary-St. Louis. Theologians are called to be fools, children, and slaves. None of ..

How Much Dignity Does a Maggot-sack Have?

How Much Dignity Does a Maggot-sack Have?


How Much Dignity Does a Maggot-sack Have?

The following paper was delivered by Dr. Joel Biermann at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society on November 14, 2023. There are few foundational axioms as pervasive and powerful as the declaration of human dignity and the corresponding affirmation of inherent human rights. The charter of the United Nations exemplifies this thinking as ..

Two Future Trends in Biblical Scholarship

Two Future Trends in Biblical Scholarship


Two Future Trends in Biblical Scholarship

Dr. Paul Raabe explores the current trends in biblical scholarship and how the church should respond. “The next generation of biblical scholars is not doing “source-form-redaction criticism”…scholars are now following what is called a “synchronic” approach, taking the biblical texts as they stand in a more holistic way.”

The Faculty Is the Curriculum

The Faculty Is the Curriculum


The Faculty Is the Curriculum

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis welcomes three new faculty members this year. In this article Dr. Kevin Golden writes of the important role that professors play in mentoring future pastors and deaconesses. Meet the new faculty members in the video interviews highlighted in the article. Take a look!

Lectionary Kick-start Promo

Lectionary Kick-start Promo


Lectionary Kick-start Promo

Each week Dr. David Schmitt and Dr. Peter Nafzger discuss the upcoming lectionary texts to spark your thoughts for Sunday. Learn more about Concordia Seminary’s new podcast Lectionary Kick-start in this video clip with Dr. David Schmitt

Living by Hope in a Secular Age – Theological Symposium

Living by Hope in a Secular Age – Theological Symposium


Living by Hope in a Secular Age – Theological Symposium

“Living by Hope in a Secular Age” is the theme of the 33rd Annual Theological Symposium at Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis on September 19-20, 2023. In this symposium, plenaries and sectionals will explore how our hope — our Christian hope in a healed and new Creation — can better shape our life, witness, and engagement with each other in the church and with all our neighbors in the world

The Future of the Missouri Synod

The Future of the Missouri Synod


The Future of the Missouri Synod

The Missouri Synod will have a convention this summer, and that raises an important question. The question that hits me and should be on the mind of everyone in the Missouri Synod is this: What is the future of the Missouri Synod in the United States? And that is part of a larger question: What ..