Tuomo Mannermaa: Father of Finnish Interpretation of Luther Dies

Tuomo Mannermaa: Father of Finnish Interpretation of Luther Dies


Tuomo Mannermaa: Father of Finnish Interpretation of Luther Dies

Tuomo Mannermaa (September 29,1937-January 19, 2015), professor emeritus of ecumenical Theology at the University of Helsinki and internationally recognized Luther scholar, died this past week at age 77. Born in Oulu, Finland, he studied at the University of Helsinki and held professorships in social ethics (1972-1976) and systematic theology (1974-1980), before assuming the chair of ..


Preaching Mark (Part 1)


Preaching Mark (Part 1)

Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter

O Emmanuel : God With Us

O Emmanuel : God With Us


O Emmanuel : God With Us

December 23   READER O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Desire of All Nations and their Savior: Come and save us, O Lord our God. PREACHER Is there anyone here whose life has left him afraid to hope, afraid to dream, afraid to wish for anything? Is there anyone here whose Christmas list is ..

O Rex Gentium : O King of Nations

O Rex Gentium : O King of Nations


O Rex Gentium : O King of Nations

    December 22     READER O King of the Nations, the Ruler they long for, the Cornerstone uniting all people: Come and save mankind whom You formed out of clay.   PREACHER Is there anyone here who feels that she has never, in all her life, had a firm foundation? Who feels that ..

O Oriens : O Dayspring

O Oriens : O Dayspring


O Oriens : O Dayspring

December 21     READER O Dayspring, Splendor of Light Everlasting and Sun of Righteousness: Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.   PREACHER Is there anyone here  who thought he could hide his wickedness in the darkness but now realizes that the darkness possesses him? And even ..