Oh God said to Abraham, “Kill me a son” Abe says, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on” God say, “No.” Abe say, “What?” God say, “You can do what you want Abe, but The next time you see me comin’ you better run” Well Abe says, “Where do you want this killin’ done?” God says, “Out on Highway 61” The word of the Lord according to Bob Dylan, in the opening lines from the title track of his landmark album Highway 61 Revisited . It is a sly and menacing retelling of the famous episode of Abraham’s near-sacrifice of his son Isaac from Genesis 22 . And Dylan sets it along the famous highway of the blues that stretches along the Mississippi River from New Orleans up almost to Canada. It is the highway where legend has it Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil to play the…
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 ..
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