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.”

Christology Illustrated

Christology Illustrated


Christology Illustrated

Dr. David Maxwell lays out a clear and concise description of Lutheran Christology. He maintains that its fundamental point is to emphasize the unity of Christ. In this article, he explores the 3 different kinds of statements that the Scriptures make about Christ: the genera of communication of attributes

New Creation

New Creation


New Creation

The sainted Robert Hoerber reflects on what is “new” in a calendar year…and a life

Preaching Luke

Preaching Luke


Preaching Luke

Jeff Oschwald offers insights for how to preach the Gospel of Luke in year C of the three-year lectionary