March 2015 LTSP Notes
The Rev. Dr. J. Jayakiran Sebastian, Dean of the Seminary; H. George Anderson Professor of Mission and Cultures; Director, Multicultural Mission Resource Center
Dean Sebastian attended an international conference at the Tantur Institute of Ecumenical Studies in Jerusalem on “Tantur and the Future of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue” between January 8th – 11th, 2015, at which he presented a paper on this theme and what it meant in the Asian context. The conference was presented by the University of Notre Dame.
The Rev. Dr. David D Grafton, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor, Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations
“The ideal Ummah and the real Tawa’if: The Plurality of American Muslim Communities and Christian-Muslim Relations in North America.” Presentation at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Naples, Floriday. 27 January 2015.
Presented the five week Adult Learning Course at LTSP: “Americans, the Bible, and the Middle East.” 17 January-14 February 2015.
The Rev. Heidi Rodrick-Schnaath, Coordinator of Student Services
The Rev. Heidi Rodrick-Schnaath, Coordinator of Student Services, is a Theological Content Reviewer for “Colaborate,” a new confirmation curriculum produced by Sparkhouse, a division of Augsburg-Fortress.
Previews and introductions to the 60 lesson curriculum are available online. Preorders begin March 16, 2015.