“Doing Justice: The Church’s Faith in Action” is the title of the 23rd Annual Theological Symposium, to be held Sept. 18-19 on the campus of Concordia Seminary. The main presenters for the event are John Witte, Jr., John Nunes, Kathryn Galchutt, Bernhard Seter, and Mark Jungkans, Erik Herrmann, and Leopoldo Sánchez. Sectional presenters include Janice Staral, Charles Froh, Luke Kammrath, Scott Eberlein, Charles Arand, David Lewis, Paul Robinson, and Bruce Hartung.
How is justice done? How does the church’s proclamation of God’s reign in peace and justice relate to its efforts to live justly now in our broken world? At what level does the church engage the complex and systemic problems of poverty, injustice, greed, violence, and disaster that cause so much human tragedy? The Symposium will discuss together various models of justice that Lutherans have been reflecting on theologically, advocating for, and deploying in the U.S. and abroad in order to put the church’s faith into action and make things right for the sake of suffering neighbors.
Full registration is $130 per person ($140 after Sept. 7) and includes program materials, Tuesday’s buffet reception, and refreshments. Other registration fees come at ala carte pricing. Registration deadline is Sept. 7.
For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education and Parish Services at 314-505-7486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or read more about the 23rd annual Theological Symposium.
Please note the Day of Exegetical Reflection is a separate event and has a separate registration form.