Contemporary Perspectives on Luther

Friday, August 18, 20179:00 amSaturday, August 19, 20174:00 pm
NW Auditorium Luther Seminary 2481 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Contemporary Perspectives on Luther
August 18-19, 2017

Northwestern Auditorium
Luther Seminary
2481 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Do Luther’s reforming insights still speak? Come hear and converse with theologians as they address how Luther’s reforming insights speak to—and are redefined by—a range of current topics and issues.

Friday, August 18
9-10:15am Mark Thranvik, “Of Smelly Diapers and Cranky Kids: How Luther Turned His World Upside Down”
10:30-11:45am Deanna Thompson, “Luther in an Age of Trump: A Feminist Proposal”
1:15-2:30pm Steve Paulson, “Dangerous Luther: the Sound, the Fury and the Fun of Deus
2:45-4pm Kyle Roberts, “The Problem of Sanctification in Luther Reconsidered”

Saturday, August 19
9-10:15am Mary Lowe, “Totus Homo: the
Embodied Person in Luther’s Thought and its
Usefulness for Theologies of Embodiment”
10:30-11:45am Silas Morgan, “Luther as Political Theologian”
1:15-2:30pm Guillermo Hansen, “Luther, Faith and Cognitive Science”
2:45-4pm Paul Capetz and Lois Malcolm, Table Talk