Luther on a Market Economy

The Big Thieves Hang the Little Thieves — Luther on a Market Economy: This video presentation from Luther scholar Carter Lindberg, given at Concordia Theological Seminary in January, 2016, examines the various views about Luther’s positions regarding a profit economy, feudal assumptions, and the onset of the modern age, and how many views fail to […]

Logia on Lutheran Triumphalism

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Lutheran Triumphalism — From the intro to the Jan. 2017 edition of Logia (Issue 26 – 1): “The articles provides valuable insights as to the nature of Lutheran triumphalism [and] its contemporary relevance, especially in light of the forthcoming Reformation 500 observances. The only valid answer to the question of Lutheran triumphalism is the theology of […]

CT Court to Hear Excommunication Case

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Court Orders Further Hearing In Suit By Church Member Challenging His Expulsion:  [T]he court is not deprived by the first amendment of jurisdiction to resolve whether the plaintiff was in fact expelled from the Church because this decision is not so intertwined with religious principles that it can make this determination without interfering with a […]

Why Hell Can’t Freeze Over

Why Hell Can’t Freeze Over: Quantum Physics And Absolute Zero — We frequently hear popular references to “quantum” in movies and TV. Here is a brief, readable intro to the basic themes in classical “common sense” physics and the quantum world. Instructors and students in various disciplines–psychology, theology, lit, math, and others–can consider the implications.

Music and Faith: The Reformation and Today

Lit, Journalism, Perf Arts

Reforming Music: harmony and discord in the sixteenth century — The Lutheran Reformation impacted heavily on the lives of innumerable people, on their faith, but also on the artistic and cultural output of the era and of the following centuries. This series examines how music and faith intertwined, how they influenced each other, how they […]

New Stem Cell Technology and Human Reproduction

Disruptive Reproductive Technologies: In vitro fertilization (IVF) represented a transformative technological innovation. Now in vitro gametogenesis (IVG)–the generation of eggs and sperm from pluripotent stem cells in a culture dish–is is poised for future success in humans and promises new possibilities for the fields of reproductive and regenerative medicine. At the same time, IVG raises vexing […]

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