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Concordia Seminary to host Day of Exegetical Reflection

ST. LOUIS—Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its Day of Exegetical Reflection on Monday, September 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Seminary’s Clara and Spencer Werner Auditorium with the theme “The Bible in English: Its Present and Future.” The event is designed for pastors, students involved in exegetical education and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world. The registration fee for the Day of Exegetical Reflection is $25.

Dr. Andrew Steinmann and Dr. David Trobisch will be the main presenters for the event.

Andrew Steinmann is professor of theology and Hebrew at Concordia University Chicago. He holds a B.S. from the University of Cincinnati, an M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan. He has served as a parish pastor, a Bible translator, a nursing home chaplain and as a professor at several institutions of higher education. Dr. Steinmann is the author of 11 books, including three commentaries in the Concordia Commentary Series. He also served as a consultant for The Lutheran Study Bible. His current project is an Old Testament isagogics textbook co-authored with Dr. Reed Lessing to be published by Concordia Publishing House.

David Trobisch was born in Cameroon, West Africa, as the son of missionaries. He grew up in Austria and studied theology in Germany. He taught New Testament at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, Missouri State University, Yale Divinity School and Bangor Theological Seminary (Maine). He now lives in Springfield, Mo., and Nussloch, Germany. Dr. Trobisch is internationally recognized for his work on the letters of Paul, the formation of the Christian Bible, and Biblical manuscripts.

The 22nd Annual Theological Symposium, “Rediscovering the Art of Preaching” will immediately follow the Day of Exegetical Reflection on September 20-21.

For more information, contact the office of continuing education and parish services at 314-505-7486;; or visit the Seminary’s website at