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December 2017

Anticipating the Light

Advent is a time of anticipation: of waiting, of watching, of hopeful expectation.

It's also a time of darkness: the days get shorter, the nights extend, we yearn for the inbreaking of light.

The combination of anticipation and darkness is unsettling.

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This Advent season, remember why you give to Luther Seminary

In the 500 years since Martin Luther woke up to the grace of the gospel, people have been responding to God's call to serve the gospel as leaders in the church. Since 1869, Lutheran theological education has been shaping those future leaders and sustaining those serving.

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Register for Mid-Winter Convocation 2018

Since the Age of Enlightenment, there have been tensions between the fields of science and the world's religions. Today, scientific language dominates public conversation on topics like medicine and technology, and research shows a divide in how people think about faith and science.

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MLK Jr. Day event welcomes the Rev. Kenneth Wheeler

Please join us at Luther Seminary on Monday, Jan. 15, as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reflect on the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s influence, as well as ways in which we can learn from and live out his legacy.

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Join us at Festival of Homiletics

The 26th annual Festival of Homiletics will be held in Washington, D.C., from May 21-25, 2018. Registration for the event is open with an early bird discount available until February 16.

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Book Recommendation

Curl up this winter with “The Grace of Dogs,” a book by Luther Seminary Professor Andrew Root. In the publication, Root delves into the sort ...

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The life changing power of CPE

By Emily McQuillan, M.Div. Middler

What makes someone a pastor? Where does the ability come from?

Emily Kuenker discovered the answers to these questions ...

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