Will Schumacher talks with David Lumpp about his book “First Things First,” one of the latest books from Concordia Seminary Press. Dr. Lumpp is professor of theology at Concordia University, St. Paul, Minn
Oswald Bayer, world-renowned scholar of Luther and his theology, will deliver a lecture at Concordia Seminary on March 21. Many of you will be familiar with Bayer through his writings Living by Faith: Justification and Sanctification (2003), Theology the Lutheran Way (2007), and Martin Luther’s Theology: A Contemporary Interpretation (2008). The theme of his lecture, “A Public ..
Great Auk—Wikipedia Commons The year 2011 saw a number of species go into extinction. These include among others, the western black rhinoceros . Others are in danger as well. On Friday, Oct 28, 2011 USA Today ran and article entitled, “Extinct in 20 Years?” “Tigers, Lions, Cheetahs, extinct in 20 years?
In the last post, I mentioned a few examples of human influence on earth that have prompted many to now speak of the Anthropocene Epoch, the age of human transformation of the planet. But as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words (or more. Since then, I’ve run across several things that help us to visualize the extent of our impact upon the earth, both for good and ill
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of C. F. W. Walther, founder of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and first president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, we reprint here the landmark study of Dr. Walther by one of his brightest students, FRANCIS PIEPER. Part 2 of 2
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of C. F. W. Walther, founder of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and first president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, we reprint here the landmark study of Dr. Walther by one of his brightest students, FRANCIS PIEPER. Part 1 of 2
May 21 has come and gone, we’re all still here. But “the end times” and what will happen to us when either the or our end comes is still on the minds of many. Two recent books have been runaway bestsellers, one on heaven, one (ostensibly) on hell. The latter has received blogospheric amounts of ..
Dr. Carol Geisler discusses trends within the emergent church “conversation” and their impact on denominational structures and practices, particularly those found in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
Two CSL students recently had essays recognized and published. The online journal Let’s Talk states their goal as follows: The mission of this journal is to encourage theological reflection, writing and dialogue on issues vital to the life of the Church by publishing articles, essays, and responses authored by lay and professional members of the ..