As part of the Center for Hispanic Studies’ 25th anniversary, Doug Groll and Leopoldo Sanchez discuss the past, present, and future of Hispanic/Latino theology and mission
Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark throughout year B of the three-year lectionary cycle. Part 2 of 2 looks at preaching Mark during ordinary time (after Pentecost)
Leopoldo Sanchez discusses Hispanic/Latino theology and missions with Rev. Greg Klotz, the 2012 annual lecturer for Concordia Seminary’s Center for Hispanic Studies
Erik Herrmann and Robert Kolb recently took the opportunity to chat with world-renowned theologian Oswald Bayer
HERETICS FOR ARMCHAIR THEOLOGIANS. By Justo Gonzalez and Catherine Gonzalez. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008. 166 pages. Paper. $17.00. Reviewed by Henry Rowold, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This is a delightful book, remarkably simple and inviting, given the somewhat ponderous and even politically incorrect title of “heretics.” Fundamentally, what the book seeks to ..
STRANGERS WITHIN OUR GATES: East Meets West: Language, Religion, and Politics. By Paul Boeder. Indianapolis: Xlibris, 2009. 164 pages. Paper. $19.99. Reviewed by Francis Rossow, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. Strangers within Our Gates is written by one who is not a stranger within our gates. The author, Paul Boecler, an emeritus professor, was my ..
Hot off the press…Bob Kolb discusses his latest book, “Luther and the Stories of God,” with Erik Herrmann
LORD’S SUPPER: The Lamb’s High Feast. By Arnold J. Koelpin. People’s Bible Teachings series. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2007. 144 Pages. Paper. $12.99. Reviewed by Timothy Maschke, Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. The Lord’s Supper remains a topic for constant congregational catechesis and strong biblical teaching in Christian churches throughout the world. With the increased ..
EUSEBIUS: The Church History. Translated by Paul L. Maier. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2007. 365 pages. Paper. $15.99. Reviewed by Timothy Maschke, Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. Eusebius’s Ecclesiastical History is now available in a most accessible format with Paul Maier’s updated translation of this classic work. Yet, this is more than merely a retranslation of ..
CHRISTIAN WORSHIP SUPPLEMENT. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2008. 255 pages. Paper. $13.50 Reviewed by Timothy Maschke, Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. Just halfway through the expected life-span of their synodical hymnal, Christian Worship, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod’s Commission on Worship prepared a hymnal supplement which provides newer resources for their congregational worship life. The ..
A LUTHERAN LOOKS AT . . . EPISCOPALIANS. By James F. Pope. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2008. 107 pages. Paper. $12.99. Reviewed by Timothy Maschke, Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. When the ELCA officially entered into full communion fellowship with the Episcopal Church (USA) on Epiphany 2001, Lutherans of the other synods wondered what brought ..
THE CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL HEBREW. By Brian Webster. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 349 pages + CD-Rom. Paper. $39.99. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. My first impression of this resource is niphlat, that’s Hebrew for “wonderful.” Brian Webster, who teaches at Dallas Theological Seminary, combines his linguistic and computer skills ..
OLD TESTAMENT THEOLOGY: Israel’s Life (Volume 3). By John Goldingay. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. 875 pages. Hardback. $49.95. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for ..
ETHICAL DIMENSION OF CULT IN THE BOOK OF ISAIAH. By Bohdan Hrobon. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2010. xiv + 256 pages. Hardcover. $135.00. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This is a revision of Hrobon’s Oxford dissertation done under the supervision of Hugh G.M. Williamson. In it, he critiques the widely held ..
THE ‘WAY OF THE LORD’ IN THE BOOK OF ISAIAH (Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies). By Bo H. Lim. London/New York: Clark, 2010. x + 201 pages. Hardcover. $110.00. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This study is a revision of Lim’s 2006 PhD dissertation done under the supervision of Willem ..