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Opening week of the 2014-15 Academic Year

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia has begun its 2014-2015 - and 150th - academic year with a series of events, including the Tuesday convocation lecture Scola Transplantanda, presented by Director of the Krauth Memorial Library and Professor of the History of Christianity the Rev. Dr. Karl Krueger, along with the beginning of the call of the Rev. Dr. David Lose as seminary president. A full report, with stories, recordings and more, will be in the Back To School issue of PS Portions, coming September 2. Be looking for Portions in your email and at Ltsp.edu! in the photo: Dean Kiran Sebastian is ready for the new year!

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UTI Lecture and Worship Celebration Sept. 23

The Rev. Kevin JohnsonJoin us as we Celebrate the 34th Anniversary of UTI! The Tuesday, September 23 events feature lecturer and preacher the Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, Fifth Senior Pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church and frequent columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune. Learn more on locations and times - all welcome!

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Luther – Yesterday and Today… an adult learning series

Join LTSP Professor Nelson Rivera for Luther – Yesterday and Today, live on campus or online starting October 4! As we approach the celebration of the 500 years of the Reformation (1517 – 2017), this is a propitious time for a review of major events and ideas from Reformer Martin Luther’s life and thought, focusing on essential theological insights by the Reformer.

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JOIN US Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Gala Banquet!

Gala ticket discount ends Aug. 31! Order your tickets today - learn more on the Gala Banquet web page.
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Advertise in the 150th Anniversary Commemorative Book! In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of LTSP, the annual issue of PS magazine will be a special anniversary commemorative edition. This complimentary printed special edition of PS magazine is included with a purchase of a ticket to the October 16 Anniversary Gala Banquet! You're invited to advertise in the magazine and support the seminary - learn more here.

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Fall Semester is here – some useful links

LTSP offers many learning opportunities for continuing education, adult learning, and matriculated students. Go to these pages for more information and links to register for courses:
Non-Degree, Continuing Education, and Auditing Students
Marticulated First Theological Level
Matriculated Advanced Level (Graduate School)

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Living Stories workshop September 27

The Rev. Martha SpongLiving Stories is a full day workshop coming to LTSP! Presented by the Rev. Martha K. Spong, the day is for all clergy, worship team members, and laypersons where we will work at bringing the text to life by presenting scripture creatively. Register today!

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Affiliated Students

All First Theological Degree-Level student whose MDiv studies have been undertaken at a non-ELCA seminary, if seeking ordination in the ELCA, are required to “affiliate” with an ELCA seminary. The seminary assists the student’s ordination process, oversees the student’s...

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Master of Sacred Theology

The MASTER of SACRED THEOLOGY (STM) at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) emphasizes academic accomplishment, providing fuller mastery of an area or discipline of theological study.

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Luther 2017 Commemoration

The year 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of what became known as the Reformation. It has been almost 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg...

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Seminary Partners

The seminary is part of an interlocking network of faith communities and learning centers.

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Master of Divinity

The MASTER of DIVINITY PROGRAM (MDiv) at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) prepares leaders from 30 denominations for a wide range of pastoral ministries in the Christian church.

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Doctor of Philosophy

The DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY (PhD) program at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) equips persons for vocations of teaching and research and for the scholarly enhancement of ministerial practice in accord with the standards of the Association of...

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Accreditation and Statement of Educational Effectiveness

This page contains both the Accreditation Information and the Statement of Educational Effectiveness for The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

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"Centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia seeks to educate and form public leaders who are committed to developing and nurturing individual believers and communities of faith for engagement in the world."