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The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) begins its 145th academic year with Opening Eucharist and Opening Convocation on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. Eucharist will be celebrated at 9:30 am, followed by the convocation at 11:30 am, both in The Brossman Center on the campus at 7301 Germantown Avenue, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia 19119. The public is welcome to attend.
The academic theme for the 145th year is "Scripture and Public Theology," and opening convocation presenter The Rev. Dr. Robert Robinson, Anna Burkhalter Professor, Old Testament and Hebrew at LTSP, will speak on the theme with his lecture "Bible and Civic Virtue."
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia is committed to preparing ordained and lay ministers of the Word
as leaders for the mission of the Church in the world. While a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, LTSP students come from over 30 ecumenical traditions including Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal, Church of God in Christ, Baptist, Mennonite, and Presbyterian. For more information and directions to the LTSP campus, go to our Web site: www.Ltsp.edu.