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Convocation: Chris Satullo, "Brood of Vipers: The media, the Gospel and public life"
November 18, 2008
Chris Satullo, a columnist and director of civic engagement at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Reading the Bible - Biblical Interpretation The Fall Alumni Forum
November 10, 2008
LTSP Faculty: The Rev. Dr. Timothy Wengert, Ministerium of Pennsylvania Professor of Church History, and Dr. Erik Heen, Professor of New Testament and Greek, are the lecturers at this Alumni Fall Forum.

Quodlibet: "any question whatsoever"
November 4, 2008
Distinguished Presenter: Dr. Erik Heen, Professor of New Testament and Greek

A Day of Remembrance and Celebration: Remembering Prof. William Lazareth
September 27, 2008
Highlights from September 27 remembrances by The Rev. John Sabatelli, MDiv '71, The Rev. Dr. J. Jayakiran Sebastian, The Rev. Dr. Katie Day, The Rev. Dr. Lowell G. Almen, and The Rev. Dr. Andrew J. White.

Commencement 2008
May 18, 2008
video highlights from the 144th Commencement are available on the Commencement 2008 site.

Spring Convocation 2008: Learning as Congregational Mission
April 29-30, 2008
Presenters: Dr. Norma Cook Everist, Dr. Richard Osmer, panel discussion

Grounded Theologically: Learning Leads to Mission and Mission Leads to Learning
Dr. Norma Cook Everist

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The Teaching Ministry of a Missional Congregation
Dr. Richard Osmer

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Christian Education: Looking into the Future
Panel discussion with keynote presenters Dr. Norma Cook Everist and Dr. Richard Osmar, joined by The Rev. Dr. Margaret Krych and The Rev. Jessicah Duckworth '03.

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Tough Texts: An Interfaith Dialog Series for Christian, Jewish & Muslim Leaders
Spring 2008

Gender and Sexuality
April 6, 2008

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War and Peace
April 13, 2008

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please note: the March 30 session, Identity and the Other, is not available online due to limited rights


Liturgy: Questioning Foundations
Liturgy: Questioning Foundations was the topic of the Tuesday, April 1, 2008, Convocation at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP), presented by The Rev. Dr. Dirk G. Lange, Assistant Professor of Christian Assembly at LTSP. See also Prof. Melinda Quivik's Convocation lecture
Engaging Space: Liturgy is Public Theology.



Preaching with Power 2008 Lecture: The Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes
Five sermons and one lecture by six distinguished African American preachers and theologians, and a celebration of black sacred music comprise Preaching with Power: A Forum on Black Preaching and Theology. Tuesday, March 11, 11:30 am, LTSP, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Center


The Reverend Dr. Barbara Holmes is the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. She holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University, an MDiv from Columbia Theological Seminary, and a JD from the Walter F. George School of Law. Dr. Holmes is a scholar, author, teacher, and community leader. Among her publications are: Joy Unspeakable: Contemplative Practices of the Black Church (Fortress Press, 2004), Race and Cosmos: An Invitation to View the World Differently (Trinity Press International, 2002), and A Private Woman in Public Spaces: Barbara Jordan's Speeches on Ethics, Public Religion, and Law (Trinity Press Inter-national, 2000). In addition to her books, Dr. Holmes has published numerous articles and is a nationally sought after speaker and lecturer. She is the recipient of many fellowships, grants and awards including the John Templeton Science and Religion Syllabus Award in 2001.

Additional Preaching with Power sermons and lectures through the years are available from purchase - see
www.Ltsp.edu/uti/power.html. 2008 recordings will be available in mid-April 2008. Contact media@ltsp.edu for more information.

LTSP Advanced-Level Degree Programs (Graduate School)
An information session presented by The Rev. Dr. Margaret Krych and The Rev. Dr. David Grafton, Tuesday, February 25, 2008, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Learning Center at LTSP.


Learn about LTSP's advanced degree opportunities. Our fully-accredited offerings include Master of Sacred Theology (STM), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) , Doctor of Ministry (DMin), and Advanced Graduate Certificate.
Learn more.

The 2008 Hein-Fry Lectures
February 19, 2008
Lecturer: Dr. Wanda Deifelt
Respondent: Dr. Nelson Rivera

Does Lutheran theology justify fundamentalism?
(Lecture 1) Dr. Deifelt

Advocacy and political participation: Is there a Lutheran political theology?
(Lecture 2) Dr. Deifelt

Response (Lecture 3) Dr. Rivera


Gender, Power, and Pastoring the People of God
Special lecture presented by The Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White, Professor of Pastoral Theology on Monday, February 11, 2008, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Learning Center at LTSP.


NOTE: Prof. Cooper-White addresses a difficult subject, especially in the way women are depicted in the media. She uses images as part of her presentation that some viewers might find difficult to view, as she explains in the lecture. Children and those who might be offended by strong images should not view this video.

Engaging Space: Liturgy is Public Theology
Convocation presented by The Rev. Dr. Melinda A. Quivik, Assistant Professor of Christian Assembly on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Learning Center at LTSP. Introduction by Prof. Katie Day. See also Prof. Dirk Lange's Convocation lecture
Liturgy: Questioning Foundations.

listen to or download the lecture in MP3 audio file

 

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