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“Hold Fast to What is Good” – Augsburg from 1869 to Today

In recognition of Augsburg’s Sesquicentennial, Professor Phillip Adamo tells the story of Augsburg through ten objects that have played a role in Augsburg’s history from 1869 to today.

“In this fine and provocative history of Augsburg University, history professor Phillip Adamo crafts a story of an institution at once resilient and fragile, innovative and stuck, open and closed, faithful and relevant.”—President Paul C. Pribbenow

Preorders for the hardcover, limited edition, boxed copies of this book are now closed. Attendees at the Sesquicentennial Gala will be able to pick up their ordered books that evening. Other orders will be delivered by mail in October 2019.

Preview images inside “Hold Fast to What is Good” on our Facebook album.

Online sales for the paperback edition of this book will open on October 1.


For more information about “Hold Fast to What is Good” by Professor Phillip Adamo, contact Vice President for Advancement Heather Riddle at 612-330-1177 or riddle@augsburg.edu.