Rolf Jacobson, professor of Old Testament and Alvin N. Rogness Chair of Scripture, Theology, and Ministry at Luther Seminary, is author of “The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to the Old Testament: Israel’s In-Your-Face, Holy God.” Published in 2018 by Fortress Press, the book explores the narrative arc of the Old Testament, as well as the Psalms. […]
Dear friends, Earlier this month, on the Feast of the Epiphany, violence erupted in our country yet again. Like so many of you, I was stunned by the incitement to violence and the consequences unleashed by it. Epiphany literally means “a sudden manifestation.” During this Epiphany season, I’ve been thinking about that a lot. We […]
Grace Duddy Pomroy ’12 M.A., director of Stewardship Leaders, and Charles R. Lane ’73 M.Div. are co-authors of “Embracing Stewardship: How to Put Stewardship at the Heart of Your Congregation’s Life.” Published in 2016, the book provides biblical and cultural grounding as well as eight pathways a congregation can follow to deepen members’ understanding of […]
I don’t know about you, but it seems to me I spend a lot of time waiting. Waiting . . . For good news—or for bad or test results For the chance to hug family and friends For the time when we can be in person with the entire seminary community For snow to finally […]
Professor Mark Granquist’s book “A History of Luther Seminary: 1869-2019” received a 2020 Award of Commendation from Concordia Historical Institute. These annual awards are for work of excellence in the field of American Lutheran history. A review of the book ran in the November issue of Luther Seminary’s electronic newsletter.
Rev. Dr. Terence Erling Fretheim January 27, 1936 – November 16, 2020 Terry, 84, died at home on what would have been his mother’s 113th birthday. He had been diagnosed with plasma cell leukemia. Terry is survived by his wife of 64 years, Faith; daughters Tanya Fretheim and Andrea Fretheim; grandchildren Kelly, Shannon, and Emre; […]