Thursday, February 07, 2008

The Lutheran Vocation in World Christianity topic for annual Hein-Fry Lectures

The annual Hein-Fry Lectures, with the theme Living Together in the 21st Century: The Lutheran Vocation in World Christianity, will be given by presenter Dr. Wanda Deifelt and respondent The Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera. The lectures will be held throughout the day on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at Benbow Hall, The Brossman Learning Center on the campus of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). The public is invited and admission is free.

Dr. Deifelt, Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College, will present two lectures entitled Does Lutheran theology justify fundamentalism? (9:30 am) and Advocacy and political participation: Is there a Lutheran political theology? (11 am) Dr. Rivera, Associate Professor, Systematic Theology and Hispanic Ministry, and Director of Latino Concentration at LTSP, will respond in the afternoon session starting at 2 pm.

For information about the presentations, the day's schedule and more, see

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