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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Events


Interfaith Dialogue

During Wednesday evening of the 2015 Festival, we will be hosting an interfaith dialogue with poet, peacemaker, and scholar John Philip Newell and spiritual advisor Rabbi Ben Romer. The conversations are sure to be fruitful and engaging. You definitely won't want to miss this! 

The Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell, author of The
Rebirthing of God, Christianity's Struggle for New Beginnings is a poet, peacemaker, and scholar. In 2011 he received the Contemplative Voices Award from the Shalem Institute

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Opening Night with Nadia Bolz-Weber and Sara Miles

During the opening night of the 2015 Festival, Nadia Bolz-Weber, founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, will be preaching, and Sara Miles, director of ministry at St. Gregory Nyssa Episcopal Church and founder and director of the Food Pantry, will be giving a lecture. Both will take place at Monday's venue, the Bellco Theater in the Colorado Convention Center.

Nadia is the author of Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television (Seabury 2008)

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Eric Elnes with Anna Carter Florence Recap

Image Credit: Grand-Mont by Romary via Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday at Westminster Presbyterian, Eric Elnes from Darkwood Brew and Anna Carter Florence, Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary, shared insights about preaching and listening in a world of many perspectives and divisive lines.

To begin the session, Eric told a few stories about his time with CrossWalk America, when he and a few other progressive Christians made their way from Phoenix, AZ to Washington

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Luther Seminary Alumni Reception

From 4-6pm at the Hilton, all Luther Seminary alumni are invited to gather for a reception. We hope to see you there!

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This is the last week to register online!

This is the last week to register online! We hope to see you at the Festival of Homiletics very soon. Check out this link to learn more about registration.

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