Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. In this Concordia Pages Dr. Raabe has us focus on the earth as a new creation. He says “‘Daddy, will animals be in heaven?’ That is a common question and a good question. It gets at the ..
Editor’s Note: At the start of this New Year we are pleased to publish this fresh translation of Bonhoeffer’s poem “Von guten Mächten” by Pastor Timothy Boerger. Included below is his translator’s note. Translator’s Note: Dietrich Bonhoeffer included this poem (“Von guten Mächten”) in his final letter to his fiancée Maria von Wedemeyer in December, 1944. ..
I do not regard myself as a movie-buff, by any means. I watch movies but most of the time I only have the energy for a brightly colored Marvel romp or some kind of comedy that makes all of my children fold over in laughter. Thoughtful, philosophical works of art that explore perennial human themes ..
In this blog post of Forming Lutherans, Dr. Rhoda Schuler, posts a video interview with Rev. Dr. Dien Taylor who explains how one may mark the beginning of the ritual formation of the catechumenate at Advent, the beginning of the church’s liturgical calendar. Dr. Taylor is a pastor at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Bronx, ..
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“Why do we teach Greek and Hebrew at the seminary? Don’t we already have good translations of the Bible?” … We don’t teach Greek and Hebrew so that the students can produce their own translations of the Bible, but so that they can understand the decisions that the translators have made on their behalf
The Multiethnic Symposium committee invites proposals for open sectionals during the annual Multiethnic Symposium, May 3-4, 2022, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The theme of the 2022 symposium is “Rise and Enter the City”: The Hopeful Church in the Multiethnic City. “But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are ..
Editor’s Note: For this year’s Profs ‘n Stein, the students suggested that professors write a letter to their 25-year-old selves to read to the group. Here is a recent one, written by Dr. Timothy Saleska, Professor of Exegetical Theology and Dean of Ministerial Formation Dearest Tim, I am dashing off this letter to you from ..
Finding Christ in the Old Testament is the focus of the new Advent Sermon Series, The Bible, Our Book of Advents, written by President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer and published by Concordia Seminary Press. Available as a downloadable PDF, the series includes four sermons drawing from Old Testament texts that prefigure the advents of Christ. After each ..
Dr. David Maxwell, the Louis A. Fincke and Anna B. Shine Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, reflects on the Ten Commandments and the way they are expressed in Lutheran music, including a piece from J.S. Bach, from the organ in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Previously, Dr. Maxwell ..
Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. This Concordia Pages explores how locating the story of salvation within the broader, biblical story of creation impacts our witness in the world. In particular, it considers how being placed alongside our fellow creatures as recipients of ..
Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. About “Christ Is Risen, Indeed: Good News for Him and for Us,” Jeff Gibbs writes: Good Friday and Easter (along with Ascension and Pentecost) go together, one event, in a sense. Different New Testament texts invite us ..
We are delighted to announce that Concordia Seminary Press has launched a new series on homiletics entitled “Conversations in Preaching.” Dr. David Schmitt, the series editor and the seminary’s Gregg H. Benidt Endowed Memorial Professor in Homiletics and Literature, writes in the introduction: “The Conversations in Preaching series is an opportunity for preachers to reflect ..
(Editors Note: Paul R. Raabe is Professor Emeritus at Concordia Seminary and Professor in Biblical Studies at Grand Canyon University) Someone asked me how to talk with non-Lutherans. That is a good question. Here are some thoughts for the readers of ConcordiaTheology.org to consider. On a daily basis I chat with Christians who are non-Lutheran. ..
Browse the interactive version above or download this issue as a pdf. The full catalog of back issues of the Concordia Journal (1975-present), along with the indexed volumes of its predecessor Concordia Theological Monthly (1949-1974), are available online at AtlaSerials® (Atlas®). Atlas is an online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals used by ..