Concordia Seminary to celebrate faculty authors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis [1] will honor faculty members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual faculty author reception May 16 co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House [2].

“The first two decades of this century may be well remembered as the halcyon days for faculty publishing at Concordia Seminary, and this year is no different,” said Dr. Charles Arand [3], the Seminary’s dean of Theological Research and Publication and the Eugene E. and Nell S. Fincke Graduate Professor of Theology. “Concordia Seminary professors continue to engage scholars and pastors in conversation through their publications of both articles and books about how we can faithfully serve the Gospel in today’s world.”

The following faculty will be recognized for their contributions in the 2016-17 academic year:

Dr. Joel Biermann, Waldemar A. and June Schuette Professor of Systematic Theology: [4] Wholly Citizens: God’s Two Realms and Christian Engagement with the World (Fortress, May 1, 2017)

Dr. Joel Elowsky, professor of Historical Theology: [5] “Early Alexandrian Theology as a Way of Life,” in A New History of African Christian Thought: From Cape to Cairo (Routledge, 2017); and Translations of Athanasius in the Africa Study Bible (Oasis International LTD, May 9, 2017)

Dr. Bruce Hartung, professor emeritus: [6] Building Up the Body of Christ (Concordia Publishing House, June 2016)

Dr. Robert Kolb, professor emeritus, international research: [7]

Dr. Robert Kolb [7] with Dr. Charles Arand [3]: The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness (Concordia Seminary Press, 2017)

Rev. Aurelio Magariño, guest instructor and Center for Hispanic Studies professor: [8] Creación, Providencia, Y Misión: Un Enfoque Hispanoamericano Editorial (Concordia Publishing House, June 2016)

Dr. Glenn Nielsen, director of Vicarage and Deaconess Internships and professor of Practical Theology: [9] A Living Daring Confidence: A Worship Series on Romans CD (Creative Communications for the Parish, 2016)

Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez M., Werner R. H. and Elizabeth R. Krause Professor of Hispanic Ministries and director of the Center for Hispanic Studies: [10]

Dr. David Schmitt, Gregg H. Benidt Memorial Professor of Homiletics and Literature: [11] Man of God Renewed for Life (CTA, 2017)

Dr. Mark Seifrid, professor of Exegetical Theology: [12] “Answered Lament: Paul’s Gospel, Israel, and the Scriptures in Romans,” in Paulinische Schriftrezeption: Grundlagen – Ausprägungen – Wirkungen – Wertungen, edited by Florian Wilk and Markus Öhler (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 2017)

The following faculty contributed to volumes with multiple authors:

The Annotated Luther, Volume 3: Church and Sacraments (Fortress, June 2016)

The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, 1520: The Annotated Luther, Study Edition (Fortress, June 2016)

Dr. Erik Herrmann [14]

The Annotated Luther, Volume 4: Pastoral Writings (Fortress, 2016)

Lives & Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church, edited by Timothy Schmeling (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016)

For more information, contact the Theological Research and Publication office at 314-505-7117.

About Concordia Seminary
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis provides Gospel-centered graduate-level theological education for pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars and other leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) [17]. To learn more, visit [1].