Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Leaders for a Public ChurchWatch Dr. Ray Pickett discuss our revised curricula Register for Seminary Sampler!Next sampler is March 1-3, 2015 Middlers of the Roof!Some of our wonderful second year students Dr. Richard Perry Jr. Inaugural LectureEngaging Public Sphere(s):
The Vocation of Lutheran Ethics
Congrats to Class of 2014See more photos on LSTC's Smugmug Photo Gallery
Toby Chow

"I saw Scripture and worship as a place to fight the despair and cynicism that can well up when you encounter the powerful and malevolent systems of our society.

I’m wondering if there is a confluence of the ELCA’s need for diversity, community organizing, and my call to ministry."

—Toby Chow, M.Div. student

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Richard A. Jensen, Carlson Professor Emeritus of Homiletics, dies

More than 30 new and returning students receive full-tuition scholarships

First Herman Innovation Fund grants awarded to train faculty in social media and oral history

Events and Opportunities

November 14 – Manz Organ 10th Anniversary Concert by Wolfgang Rübsam. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door contact or 773-256-0690 [Poster - PDF]

November 20 – Syria: The Real Face of the Crisis, Beyond Media Hype by Dr. Zaher Sahloul [Poster - PDF]

View a complete list of upcoming events [PDF] and opportunities: Fall 14 [PDF] | J-Term & Spring 15 [PDF]

Recent Sermons & Podcasts

Salvation is not for Sale, preached by Miho Yasukawa, LSTC student

Reformation – pericopes for the Sunday, not Reformation Day, preached by professor Kurt K. Hendel

LSTC in the news

Listen to William E. Flippin Jr.’s (2003 MDiv and 2005 ThM) sermon on Day1


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