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Founders Day lectures: Martin Luther goes to school

foundersdayWondering how a college with Lutheran roots can be great place for people of diverse beliefs to cooperate in the learning enterprise? This year’s Founder’s Day theme, “Brother Martin Goes to School: Luther and the Modern University,” will be sure to enlighten.

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 p.m.

“Theology of the Cross and Higher Education”

Thursday, November 10, 10:00 a.m.

“Martin Luther and Interfaith Connections on Campus”

Note: Thursday is not a “convocation schedule” day; the second lecture takes place during second hour classes. Continue reading “Founders Day lectures: Martin Luther goes to school”

Founders’ Day Lectures Feature Carter Lindberg

carter_lindbergThe 2007 Founders’ Day Lectures on Nov. 6 and 7 feature Dr. Carter Lindberg, scholar of Reformation thought. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m., Lindberg will speak on “Luther on Capitalism,” and on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 10:45 a.m., he will speak on “Luther on War.” Both will take place in Hoversten Chapel and are free and open to the public.

A reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. will precede the Tuesday evening lecture, and a luncheon will follow the Wednesday lecture. Reservations are required; contact Hans Wiersma, Religion Department, at or 612-330-1205. Continue reading “Founders’ Day Lectures Feature Carter Lindberg”