Community members listening to a lecture at the Rethinking Confirmation event

Faith and Creation

The Robert William Ruotsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen Lecture

Ellen Davis, the Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology, Duke Divinity School

April 25, 2017
7 p.m.
Olson Campus Center, Chapel of the Incarnation


Larry Rasmussen

The 2015 Rutlen lecturer was Larry Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics at Union Seminary in New York City. He spoke at three events on Luther Seminary campus April 21-22, 2015. You can watch the videos below.

April 21

Conversation with Larry Rasmussen: "Integrating Green in Congregations"

Lecture by Larry Rasmussen: “Creation, Sin and Sacrament in the Anthropocene”

April 22

Chapel: Sermon by Larry Rasmussen