Sunday, February 25, 2007

Hein-Fry Lectures Coming Tuesday

The annual Hein-Fry Lecture comes to The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia on Tuesday, February 27.

The theme for Series XVI is The State of the Bible in North America, and the guest lecturer is Dr. Donald Hagner, the George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California. Prof. Hagner will present two lectures at 9:30 and 11 am.

Faculty respondent is Dr. Erik Heen, professor of New Testament and Greek at LTSP. Prof. Heen's lecture will be at 2 pm. A plenary dialog will follow at 3 pm.

Lectures will be held in Benbow Hall the The Brossman Center on the LTSP campus. All Hein-Fry lectures are free and open to the public.

9:30 Lecture: Dr. Donald Hagner
11:00 Lecture: Dr. Donald Hagner
12:30 Lunch break
2:00 Faculty Response: Dr. Erik M. Heen
3:00 Plenary Dialog

Benbow Hall, The Brossman Center [campus map]

For more information on the Hein-Fry Lecture Series, see the series pages:

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The Future of Christianity in Central and Eastern Europe

"The Future of Christianity in Central and Eastern Europe" Bishop Dr. Julius Filo (right) -- Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic; Former Vice-President of Lutheran World Federation for the Central Eastern European Region, 1997-2003

On Tuesday, February 20, 2007, Bishop Dr. Julius Filo presented a convocation lecture titled, "The Future of Christianity in Central and Eastern Europe," before an audience at the Brossman Center. His lecture described the religious history of the region and gave insight into present trends for this "meeting place of the western and eastern European traditions."

An audio recording of his lecture is available online:

On the recording:
0:00 Introduction - Dr. Karl Krueger, LTSP
4:58 Lecture - Bishop Filo