Concordia Seminary’s Dean of Theological Research and Publication Dr. Kevin Golden sits down with Professor Emeritus Dr. James Brauer about his recent book, Music: God’s Mysterious Gift (Wipf and Stock, 2023), in this Concordia Journal Book Blurbs segment. Brauer says he wrote the book for people who want to better understand what music does and ..
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 ..
Would you like to be a fly on the wall of a Concordia Seminary classroom, overhearing conversations between professors and students? You have the opportunity to do just that as Dr. David R. Maxwell gives an overview of St. Cyril of Alexandria’s theology from his commentary on John during an hour-long class presentation. Watch ..
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 ..
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 ..
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.”
We are all horrified by the ongoing armed conflict in the Middle East. It is deeply disturbing and raises the question: How should we Christians think about such events from a theological perspective? Dr. Paul R. Raabe shares comments intended to generate reflection
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!
“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 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 ..
Dr. David Maxwell explores theological questions raised by the recent advances in artificial intelligence as seen in the debut of ChatGPT and GPT-4. What does it means to be human?
2023 Multiethnic Symposium Registration is open! “Hope for the Church, Hope for the Future: 1.5 and 2.0 Generation Immigrants,” is set for May 2-3 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis