Podcast discussion features Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Michael Rogness. Article written by Michael Rogness.
“Do angels still exist today?” Of course they do. Can you imagine God telling the heavenly host of angels, “You’re all done with your work”?
Much to my surprise, and probably to the surprise of those who know me, I have become somewhat of an authority on angels. It started with a sermon, which led to a seminary course for lay people, which in turn led to …
Karoline Lewis, associate professor of preaching and Alvin N. Rogness Chair of Homiletics at Luther Seminary, explains in this 3-minute video the value in reading Bible passages from a variety of translations.
She uncovers the way that different translators portray Jesus' baptism and death in the Gospel of Mark, and makes the point that the words we choose shape the way we see God's activity.
"God was located in the Holy of Holies, behind that temple curtain. But if God is not behind the curtain …
Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Kathryn Schifferdecker and Sarah Henrich. Article (below) written by Sarah Henrich.
What really happened at Easter?
Even after two millennia, inquiring minds still want to know: What really happened at Easter? Or, to phrase it differently: Really, what happened at Easter? Not Easter 2011 or 1911, but the first Easter, the day of Jesus' resurrection.
Here's the problem: our "inquiries" are shaped by our power to answer the "really." What contemporary folks take …