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Publications from 2018

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Stewardship 101: An Invitation to Financial Stewardship, Adam J. Copeland

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Encountering the Gospel Anew: Confirmation as Ecclesial, Personal, and Missional Practices, Terri L. Elton

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Emerging Trends in Confirmation and Equivalent Practices, Terri L. Elton, Katherine Douglass, and Richard Osmer

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Confirmation Basics, Terri L. Elton, Lisa Kimball, and Gordon Mikoski

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Pursuing racial justice in the US: What religious educators need to learn from the BlackLivesMatter movement, Mary E. Hess

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Looking High and Low for Salvation in Luke, Matthew L. Skinner

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Remember My Chains: New Testament Perspectives on Incarceration, Matthew L. Skinner

Publications from 2017

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Sing a New Song to the City: Ambient Rhetoric and Urban Hymns, Adam J. Copeland

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Luther Seminary: It Takes a Village, Adam J. Copeland and Jason Misselt

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The Neighbor, Mark A. Granquist

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Exploring the Epistemological Challenges Underlying Civic Engagement by Religious Communities, Mary E. Hess

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The Old Testament and the Neighbor, Rolf A. Jacobson and Karl Jacobson

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Babylon and New Jerusalem in the Book of Revelation: Imagery and Ethical Discernment., Craig R. Koester

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The image of the beast from the land (Rev 13, 11-18): A study in incongruity, Craig R. Koester

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The Image of the Beast from the Land (Rev 13, 11-18): A Study in Incongruity., Craig R. Koester

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The wedding at Cana (John 2:1-11): Reading the Text in the Cultural Context of Ephesus, Craig R. Koester

Life Without a Preacher: Darwin's Origins of Species, Steven D. Paulson

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Faith Formation in a Secular Age, Andrew Root

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Who Speaks For (or Against) Rome? Acts in Relation to Empire, Matthew L. Skinner

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A Participatory God for a Participatory Culture: Christian Theological Perspectives on Networks, Dwight J. Zscheile

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Who Is My Neighbor? The Church's Vocation in an Era of Shifting Community, Dwight J. Zscheile

Publications from 2016

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Crowdfunding for Congregations and Faith-related Non-profits, Adam J. Copeland

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God’s Uses of the Law and the Effort to Establish a Constitutional Right to the Means to Live, Marie A. Failinger and Patrick R. Keifert

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Lutherans in North America, Mark A. Granquist

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Planning for 2017: Reformation Resources for Your Library, Mark A. Granquist

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The ELCA by the Numbers, Mark A. Granquist

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The "Janus" Issue, Mark A. Granquist

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An Image of Luther for Today: The Catechetical Luther, Mary Jane Haemig

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White Religious Educators Resisting White Fragility: Lessons From Mystics, Mary E. Hess

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Preaching Texts of Multiple Masculinities to a World of Multiple Masculinities, Cameron B. R. Howard

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Oppression Interrupted: The Sabbath and Justice, Rolf A. Jacobson

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The Interplay of Word and World: Biblical and Experiential Reflections, Craig R. Koester

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The Number of the Beast in Revelation 13 in Light of Papyri, Graffiti, and Inscriptions, Craig R. Koester

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Calling Upon the Name of God: Father as Metaphor, Dirk G. Lange

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Five Hundred Years of Reformation: A Joint Commemoration, Dirk G. Lange

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Preaching John 8:31-36: Reforming Contexts Then and Now, Karoline M. Lewis

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Calling Upon the Name of God: Father as Personal Name, Steven D. Paulson

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Preaching as Foolishness, Steven D. Paulson

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Sabbath and Creation, Kathryn M. Schifferdecker

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Twentieth-century Profile: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Gary M. Simpson

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A Tribute to Frederick J. Gaiser: Upon His Retirement as Editor of Word & World, Mark A. Throntveit

Publications from 2015

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Christian Youth Ministries and Youth Sports: A View from the Trenches, Mark A. Granquist

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Practical Advice on Prayer from Martin Luther, Mary Jane Haemig

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Learning With Digital Technologies: Privileging Persons Over Machines, Mary E. Hess

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Preaching the Psalter's Words of Praise, Prayer, and Trust, Rolf A. Jacobson

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Sports Fandom: Worthless Idol and Wonderful Thing, Rolf A. Jacobson

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Gebed en die Vorming Van Christelike Identiteit in Openbaring, Craig R. Koester

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Youth and the Posthuman: Personhood, Transcendence, and Siri, Erik Leafblad and Andrew Root

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Stop Worrying About the Millennials*: *And Learn to Love Them Instead, Andrew Root

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Praying the Psalms, Kathryn M. Schifferdecker

Publications from 2014

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The Story We Find Ourselves In: Nurturing Christian Identity in a Consumer Culture, Terri L. Elton

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Does the Bible Have a Big Story? Well, Only If We Don't Know the End!, David E. Fredrickson

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From the Other Side: Funeral Directors Talk about the Changing Face of Funerals, Mark A. Granquist

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Religion and Ethnicity in the United States, Mark A. Granquist

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Money, Religion, and Tyranny: God and the Demonic in Luther's Antifragile Theology, Guillermo C. Hansen

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We Are Our Stories: Narrative Dimension of Human Identity and its Implications for Christian Faith Formation, Rolf A. Jacobson

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The antichrist theme in the Johannine Epistles and its role in Christian tradition, Craig R. Koester

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"Were You There?" (John 18-19): Telling the Story of Jesus' Trial--And Ours, Craig R. Koester

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Does the Bible Have a Big Story? Yes, for the Sake of Mission!, Alan G. Padgett

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Luther's Dangerous Account of Divine Hiddenness, Steven D. Paulson

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What Kind of Confession is the Augsburg Confession?: "I Shall Speak of Your Decrees Before Kings, and Shall Not be Put to Shame" (Psalm 119:46), Steven D. Paulson

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The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the ELCA in Dispute: A Time for Humble Listening, Kathryn M. Schifferdecker

Publications from 2013

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Jesus' Prophetic Reach: Drawing Children to the Center of Congregational Life, Tim Coltvet

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The Really, Really Empty Nest: Single Parents Launching Only Children, Carla M. Dahl and Katie Dahl

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The Urge to Merge, Mark A. Granquist

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Loving the questions: finding food for the future of theological education in the Lexington Seminar, Mary E. Hess

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The pastoral practice of Christian hospitality as presence in Muslim-Christian engagement: contextualizing the classroom, Mary E. Hess

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Exodus and the Authority of the Written Word, Cameron B. R. Howard

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Moses, the Golden Calf, and False Images of the True God, Rolf A. Jacobson

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Rethinking the ethics of John: a review article, Craig R. Koester

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Theological Complexity and the Characterization of Nicodemus in the Gospel of John, Craig R. Koester

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Theological Complexity and the Characterization of Nicodemus in the Gospel of John, Craig R. Koester

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Job as Prototype of Dying and Rising Israel, Kathryn M. Schifferdecker

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Fruit of the Spirit, Gary M. Simpson

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The Word of God and the Church: On the Theological Implications of Three Summary Statements in the Acts of the Apostles, Matthew L. Skinner

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Things We Never Preach About, Part IV: The Dark Side of Abraham and Sarah, Mark A. Throntveit

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From Establishment to Innovation: Rethinking Structure in a New Apostolic Age, Dwight J. Zscheile

Publications from 2012

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The Ten Commandments 2.0, Adam J. Copeland

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The Ecology of Vocation, Terri L. Elton

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A Slow Disaster and a Proposal for Reform, Mark A. Granquist

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Life on Screen and Other Musings on Faith, Food, & Media, Mary E. Hess

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The Narrative Lectionary, Rolf A. Jacobson

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"Everyone Who Hears Will Laugh With Me": Humor and Telling God's Truth, Rolf A. Jacobson and Karl Jacobson

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Things We Never Preach About, Part I: Gluttony, Dirk G. Lange

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Practical Objectivity: Keeping Natural Science Natural, Alan G. Padgett

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Categorical Preaching, Steven D. Paulson

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Graspable God, Steven D. Paulson

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A Screen-Based World: Finding the Real in the Hyper-Real, Andrew Root

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Fading From the Family Portrait, Andrew Root

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Joining God's Work, Andrew Root

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Thinking with Luther About Jesus (aka SweetLips), Gary M. Simpson

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Whatever Became of Carl Braaten?: Selective Critical Reflections on Carl Braaten's Because of Christ: Memoirs of a Lutheran Theologian, Gary M. Simpson

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A Missional Theology of Spiritual Formation, Dwight J. Zscheile

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Dwelling in the Word: Affirming Its Promise, Dwight J. Zscheile

Publications from 2011

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Attending to Local and Diverse Communities: Toward a Theological Learning Community for a Missional Era, Patricia Taylor Ellison and Patrick R. Keifert

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Happy 300th Birthday to Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, Mark A. Granquist

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Luther on Translating the Bible, Mary Jane Haemig

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The Making of Differences: Theological Discourse on the Unity of the Church, Guillermo C. Hansen

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Learning the Bible in the Twenty-first Century: Lessons from Harry Potter and Vampires, Mary E. Hess

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Doing What the Bible Does, Karoline M. Lewis