Annual Lecture Series

Each year, Luther Seminary hosts several lectures for the benefit of the seminary community. They are commonly held in conjunction with daily chapel services, and the public is welcome to attend. For more information call 651-641-3451. Visit our Events Calendar. All lectures, unless otherwise noted, are held in the Chapel of the Incarnation in the Olson Campus Center. View a campus map.

Robert William Ruotsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen Lecture on FAith and Creation

April 22, 2013
Auditorium, Northwestern Hall

Dr. Frederick L. Kirschenmann
Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Iowa State University; Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Word & World Lecture

September 11, 2013
Chapel of the Incarnation, Olson Campus Center

Martin Junge
General Secretary, Lutheran World Federation

ANDREW S. BURGESS LECTURE IN GLOBAL MISSION 

Oct. 14, 2013
4 p.m.
Chapel of the Incarnation, Olson Campus Center

Dr. Philip Jenkins
Distinguished Professor of History, Baylor University; Co-Director for Baylor's Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion; and Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Pennsylvania State University

Terence E. and Faith L. Fretheim Lecture in Biblical Theology

Sept. 22, 2014, 7 p.m.

Dr. Walter Brueggemann
Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary

AUs Memorial Lecture

March 26, 2014, 1:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Incarnation, Olson Campus Center

Dr. Peri Rasolondraibe
Honorary President of the Antananarivo Synod of the Malagasy Lutheran Church


Past lectures

AUS MEMORIAL LECTURE

ANDREW S. BURGESS LECTURE IN GLOBAL MISSION

Church in Public Life Lecture

Faith and Creation

The Robert William Routsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

Word & World Lectures