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PS Portions

PS Portions – November 2015

PS Portions for August 2015

November 2015

President David Lose

Change is in the Air

Anyone paying even a little attention knows that it’s been a difficult few years for theological education. It’s a hard time to be in theological education, and we at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) have felt the challenges personally and poignantly. And yet…. Read more from President Lose in this month’s message…



Preaching Days 2015

Preaching Days 2015: Learning – Worship – Fellowship

This October saw the return of the popular Preaching Days to the LTSP campus. For three days, attendees were rewarded with lectures fro five outstanding preachers along with worship opportunities, workshops, and opportunities for fellowship and reflection.

Read about the event, view photos and bonus videos…



Keynoter Jeremiah Wright_ Jr.

UTI is 35! Gala Celebration Banquet

The Urban Theological Institute of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia is celebrating its 35th Anniversary, and a highlight of the anniversary year was the Gala Celebration Banquet, keynoted by the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.’s address.

Watch video of Dr. Wright’s address, view photos from the Gala, and read about the celebration…



Associate Dean Karyn Wiseman

November Reflection: Prof. Karyn Wiseman assumes additional role

LTSP Associate Professor of Homiletics the Rev. Dr. Karyn L. Wiseman has taken on the additional role of Associate Dean for First Theological Programs. In this interview, she reflects on the new role and how it fits with her teaching and learning, and reflects on theological education in a changing context.

Watch a conversation with Associate Dean Wiseman…



Continuing the Conversation: In Context – Seminary and the World

LTSP Dean the Rev. Dr. Jayakiran Sebastian talks about Black Lives Matter in the context of the seminary community and the seminary’s and church’s engagement with the world today.

Watch Dean Sebastian’s reflection…



November LTSP Notes

LTSP Notes for November: In November’s LTSP Notes: updates from PhD Student Drew G. I. Hart, the Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera, Dr. Michael Krentz, and the Rev Dr. David D. Grafton.

November Class Notes

November’s Class Notes: In November’s Class Notes, updates from the Rev. Dr. Victor Tinambunan, the Rev. Dr. Denise Brown, the Rev. Heidi Neumark, the Rev. Gordon Simmons, and Moose Flores.

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