Editors Note: This book review was first published as the Featured Review in the Summer edition of Concordia Journal, 2021, Vol 47, No. 3, pp. 71-73. THE WEIRDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous. By Joseph Henrich. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2020. 704 pages. Hardcover. $35.00. Harvard professor Joseph Henrich’s book ..
A Proposal for Confirmation SundayMy youngest son will be confirmed this Pentecost Sunday and I had the privilege of being one of his instructors (in addition to the “head of the household” instruction that my wife and I antiphonally carry out). I still have this great picture of him as a little toddler falling asleep with the catechism in ..
Prof Insights: Dale MeyerDr. Dale A. Meyer gives an overview of his upcoming online workshop, “Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow” The workshop, part of Concordia Seminary’s Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series, will be held June 9-11. Registration is $140. The registration deadline is May 26. The workshop focuses on themes from 1 Peter connected to ..
CALL FOR PAPERS: Theological Symposium (Sept. 20-21, 2022)The Theological Symposium committee invites proposals for open sectionals during the 32nd Annual Theological Symposium, September 20-21, 2022, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The current title and description of the 2022 theme: Search the Scriptures: Finding Christ and Ourselves in the History of Exegesis “You search the Scriptures … it is they that bear witness ..