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Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

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Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

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Public Lecture on the Lutheran Church in Scandinavia

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Coming up this Sunday, January 21, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continues the Public Lecture Series with a presentation by Dr. Timo Laato, professor of New Testament Exegesis at the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Laato is a CTSFW Symposia Series speaker and will remain on campus afterwards to teach a graduate course. His public lecture topic is on “The Current State of Lutheran Churches in Scandinavian Countries.” This presentation, though open at no cost to the...

Learning and Serving Through the D.Min. Program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Improvements to the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Program at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continue to bear fruit. The change to a hybrid format of online learning and traditional classroom teaching led to eight pastors earning the degree in 2017, which is more than in any year in recent memory. “Students are able to work effectively on their coursework with minimal interruption to their ministry commitments,” explained the Rev. Dr. Gifford A. Grobien, director of the D.Min. Program. “Having...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—January 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. Kantorei Epiphany Tour 2018 The Seminary Kantorei will present music of the Christmas and Epiphany seasons during their 2018 tour, on January 3–7 and 14. The 14-voice choir, led by Kantor Kevin J. Hildebrand, will follow the schedule below. For more...

President Rast Receives Honorary Doctorate and Shares Message of Encouragement at CUC

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— On Saturday, December 9, Concordia University Chicago (CUC) awarded the Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, a Doctor of Letters honoris causa during their fall commencement ceremony. CUC President Dr. Daniel L. Gard, a former CTSFW faculty member and CTSFW alum (1984), was gratified to bestow this honor. “Concordia University Chicago is both proud of our distinguished alumnus and thankful for all that the Lord has done through him.” Rast, who received...

Prof. Jeffrey Pulse Earns Ph.D.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey H. Pulse, associate professor of Exegetical Theology, at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), has completed his doctoral work at Durham University, England. His area of concentration for his Ph.D. studies was Concepts of the Afterlife in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, writing his dissertation on “Joseph: a Death and Resurrection Figure In the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism.” “The whole faculty rejoices with Dr. Pulse in this achievement,” stated Dr. Charles A. Gieschen, professor...