Liturgy

“Walking Together in Faith and Worship” ~ Rev. David Jay Webber on Lutheran Liturgy & Unity

When I returned to the church of my baptism as an undergraduate in college, I experienced an intense desire to ┬áto learn quickly all that I felt I should have known, but didn’t. Lutheranism was what I had been looking for all along, even though I never would have known it from my experience growing […]

Why it’s important to say “Catholic” in Article III of the Creed

reposted from a Facebook conversation from awhile back; starting in medias res… Catholicam, while it does mean universal, also means “whole.” (Technically, “ecumenical” more literally means “universal.”) With that said, it is important to confess the catholicity of the Church for the simple reason that the opposite of “Catholic” is not “Protestant” but rather “sectarian” […]

ALTJSummer2014

American Lutheran Theological Journal Volume 1, Issue 1

Volume 1, Issue 1 of The American Lutheran Theological Journal from Summer of 2014. Contents include: The Eucharistic Sacrifice in Early Lutheranism by Jordan CooperCommunion Conflict: The Disagreement Between the ALC and LCA during the formation of the Lutheran Book of Worship by Curtis E. LeinsFoundations for Bible Study by Richard P. ShieldsBook ReviewsSermon from […]