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Rossing New Proclamation Commentary Available

Posted Dec 21, 2004

Barbara Rossing, Associate Professor of New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, is author of a commentary on First Peter and other lectionary texts for the six Sundays of Easter in the New Proclamation: Year A, 2005 available from Fortress Press ($25.00; www.fortresspress.com). A public lecture on First Peter is planned for late February at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Rossing is the author of several books and numerous articles, including The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation, which has received national attention as a response to the popular "Left Behind" series of books. She is a frequent lecturer and teacher throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on a range of topics, from the New Testament to human sexuality, as well as Revelation and the apocalypse. Rossing joined the LSTC faculty in 1994 with degrees from Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.; Yale University Divinity School and Harvard University.

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Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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