Hope: A Lens for Living Now, And For The Future

Hope: A Lens for Living Now, And For The Future With: Rev. Kristin Johnston Largen, Ph.D Thursday: 5/26 9:00am – 2:00pm CST Hope: A Lens for Living Now, And For The Futurewith the Rev. Kristin Johnston Largen, Ph.D., President of Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. In-person only; there is no zoom option Lutheran School … Read more

What is worship?

What is worship? Why do we worship? How do I plan and lead worship? If these are your questions, this is the class for you. SATURDAYS: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 5/14, 5/28 Online via Zoom SPRING 2022: INTRODUCTION TO LUTHERAN WORSHIP Presented by Lutheran School of Theology and Central/Southern Illinois Synod … Read more


UNDERSTANDING THE HEBREW BIBLE Instructor: Rev. Dr. Fred Niedner Saturdays: 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19 9:00 am – 12:00 pm CST UNDERSTANDING THE HEBREW BIBLEInstructor: Rev. Dr. Fred Niedner Registration: $75 to audit Registration: $150 to meet PMA requirements. Rev. Dr. Niedner taught biblical studies in Valparaiso University’s Department of Theology for 40 years. … Read more

Womanist Biblical Interpretation

Womanist Biblical Interpretation By Dr. Wil Gafney Wednesdays: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6 7:30pm – 8:30pm CST Womanist Biblical InterpretationTaught by Dr. Wil Gafney, Professor of Hebrew Bible, Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX Lutheran School of Theology St Louis is pleased to present aWomanist Biblical Interpretation Colloquium via Zoom in 3 sessions withThe Rev. Wil Gafney, … Read more

Themes in the Gospel of Luke

Themes in the Gospel of Luke, taught by Dr. Eunyung Lim This class explores a set of main themes and key passages in the Gospel of Luke, aiming to contextualize them in our contemporary context as we prepare for Year C this fall. Focusing on stories about women, children, and social outcasts, we will learn … Read more


Intersectionality Taught by Dr. Linda Thomas, Full Professor of Theology and Anthropology at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago The concept of Intersectionality considers overlapping oppressions, such as race, class, gender, sexuality, ableism, and many other things, as they are experienced and suffered by marginalized persons.   This concept is a vital tool to name multiple, intersecting … Read more

Lutheran Confessions

Lutheran ConfessionsTaught by Dr. Chris Repp, Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church in Champaign, IL Registration: $75 to audit Registration: $150 to meet PMA or SAM requirements. What we believe about God affects how we talk about God. How we talk about God determines whether we proclaim the gospel or some other message that is not faithful … Read more