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Toward A Theology Of Transformation: Destroying The Sycamore Tree Of White Supremacy, Hannah Kathleen Griggs May 2018

Toward A Theology Of Transformation: Destroying The Sycamore Tree Of White Supremacy, Hannah Kathleen Griggs

Celebration of Learning

Black liberation theologians come to terms with white supremacy by collectively remembering the story of the Exodus and Jesus' crucifixion--affirming God's preference for freedom and in-the-world salvation. The particular history of white American Christianity requires a different story to provide the foundation for our social memory. As white American Christians, we have certain blind spots—blind spots created by historical and social privileges that have given white people unequal access to power and resources. The story of Zacchaeus has the potential to help reframe white Christianity’s conception of race relations in the United States, shifting from a reconciliation ...


The Theology And Practice Of Church-State Relations, David Adams Oct 1996

The Theology And Practice Of Church-State Relations, David Adams

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 9, 1996.

Dr. Adams discusses relations of church & state, especially the role of a Christian in the country and the role of political stances in the church.


High Integrity Ministry In An Insane World, John Messmann Oct 1995

High Integrity Ministry In An Insane World, John Messmann

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 18, 1995.

Provides a non-traditional outlook of ministry in light of the view that there are no longer any "absolutes" in the world.


Liturgy And Culture, Bryan Spinks Apr 1994

Liturgy And Culture, Bryan Spinks

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 6, 1994.

Defines liturgy and culture. Discusses the effect of western liturgical forms upon non-western cultures.


District President In Residence Address, David Buegler Mar 1992

District President In Residence Address, David Buegler

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on March 18, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

The church today is facing real challenges and changes. Argues that our church should be a confessional movement, providing confessional alternatives in the face of change.


Pastor In Residence Address, Ralph Blomenberg Sep 1991

Pastor In Residence Address, Ralph Blomenberg

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 25, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

As "Pastor in Residence," Blomenberg discusses how changes in our society, economics, and nation affect the church.