The benefits of a theological education go well beyond the potential to preach from a pulpit. Dorothy Probst, ’03, knows this firsthand. It was her Luther Seminary education and Luther Seminary President Richard Bliese’s book, “Evangelizing Church,” that inspired Probst to combine her call as an architect and designer with her Christianity.
With last fall’s completion of Olson Campus Center renovations, ongoing program and curriculum redesign for first theological degrees and anticipated renovations to other campus spaces, a number of faculty and staff have been part of an exciting process to discern: What is a classroom and what happens there?
The 2012-13 academic year marks the launch of a new discernment event for prospective students at Luther Seminary. The new event, called Dokimazo, will be held twice annually, replacing and enhancing Ventures in Vocation and A Day in the Life.
India, South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Jordan … all thanks to the Graduate Preaching Fellowship. Would I do it again? Absolutely!
Luther Seminary gives thanks to God for the life and witness of the Rev. Sheldon A. Tostengard. Tostengard, 76, of Roseville, Minn., died peacefully at home on April 29 following complications from Parkinson’s disease.
The Rev. Dr. Eugene L. Fevold, professor emeritus of church history, died Oct. 29, 2011. He was a highly respected research scholar and teacher, concerned with the use and collection of primary resources in the study of church history and conscious of his responsibility to the church as well as to his students and the seminary. He retired in 1988 as professor emeritus.