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An Excremental Theology for Reformation

Excremental Ecclesiology Blest is the man whose bowels move, And melt with pity to the poor; Whose soul, by sympathizing love, Feels what his fellow saints endure. His heart contrives for their relief More good than his own hands can … Continue reading

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What it means to be Lutheran by other Lutherans than Luther

What it means to be Lutheran: To quote Lutheran theologians. Here are some observations about what it means to be Lutheran from Lutherans besides just Luther. 1. We are never outside God’s grace: “As paradigmatic instantiation of what really is, … Continue reading

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In celebration of the Reformation

9-10 Theses for the Celebration of the Reformation   God’s radical, loving embrace and grace encompasses all of creation. Nothing is outside of God’s grace. Christian faith is about being bodyselves—wholly physical, deeply rooted in the earth, passionately incarnational. Simply … Continue reading

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Go Viking

A few quotes as prelude: “They understand that in order to create an even better tomorrow, they must explore and discover bold concepts and important ideas today.” http://www.augie.edu From Science and the Modern World, by Alfred North Whitehead “The worship … Continue reading

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Theodicy and Pilgrimage

Theodicy and Pilgrimage: Reflections before the semester begins Where in the world is God? The words haunt me because I wish I had an answer that was satisfactory. Christians often ask questions: who is God, where is God in times … Continue reading

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Ongoing reformation

To the young reformers in this new generation of college students: To all the young people like Dannika Nash, a junior theology and English major at the University of Sioux Falls, I want to give thanks for your bravery and … Continue reading

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