August 2014

The first 60 days

Aug. 1 marked my first two months as president of Luther Seminary. The time has been engaging and has gone quickly. Thank you for making my first 60 days so enjoyable. I have been welcomed by faculty, staff, students, our boards and the larger community.

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Celebrate a loved one with a gift from the heart

Looking for the perfect gift to mark an important occasion? Consider giving a Gift from the Heart! Your gift will celebrate or remember someone special while also supporting the seminary's mission to prepare strong and innovative church leaders.

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Dokimazo invites students to learn more about seminary

If you know someone who is thinking about pursuing a career in ministry or is simply interested in learning more about Luther Seminary, then tell them about Dokimazo, an event designed for prospective students to explore what a future in ministry might hold for them.

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Register today! 2014 Celebration of Biblical Preaching

Each week, preachers have the opportunity to immerse their hearers in the divine drama of God's activity to save the world God loves so much. It is a story of peril and beauty and courage and grace.

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Join us for preaching events with Walter Brueggemann and Terence Fretheim

On Sept. 22, Dr. Walter Brueggemann, professor emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, will present the Fretheim Lecture in Biblical ...

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Word & World Lecture focuses on mental health

The 2014 Word & World Lecture will be held Sept. 17 at 1:30 p.m. on the Luther Seminary campus.

The Word & World lectures focus on topics important to ...

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Upcoming Fall Lay School classes: The Middle East, Jeremiah and the Small Catechism.

Registration is now open for 2014-2015 Lay School classes. The Lay School of Theology is a program of informal, non-credit classes taught by seminary professors ...

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Nathan Dungan to give stewardship lectures

Nathan Dungan, founder and president of Share Save Spend, will give two upcoming presentations at Luther Seminary. These lectures will focus on the ways ...

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Singing the Faith festival welcomes the St. Olaf Choir

On Oct. 26, Luther Seminary will host the 27th annual Singing the Faith festival. This festival celebrates the Lutheran Reformation through a service of ...

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A New Curriculum for a Changing World

As Martin Luther, hammer in hand, pounded the nail of his 95 Theses on the Wittenburg Church Door in 1517, it was inconceivable to predict how drastic a ...

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Faculty Book Recommendation

This month, Alan Padgett recommends Scott Anderson's "Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East" (N.Y.: Doubleday, ...

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