Knippa Lecture Series 2017


Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church hosts the 30th Annual Knippa Interfaith/Ecumenical Lecture Series

“The Reformation after 500 Years: Seeds of Religious Unity?”

Rev. Dr. Timothy J. Wengert
Noted International Speaker, Author, Editor,
Emeritus Professor, Lutheran Theological Seminary

January 29, 2017

4:00pm

An informal reception follows in Knippa Hall

Free of charge and open to all

About Dr. Wengert

Reverend Timothy J. Wengert, parish pastor for seven years in Minnesota and Wisconsin, received his Doctorate from Duke University in 1984. He taught Church History at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia from 1989 to 2013, and now serves as Emeritus Professor. Dr. Wengert has written many scholarly books and articles on the Reformation and was co-editor of the English edition of The Book of Concord. His translation of Luther’s Small Catechism is widely used throughout the ELCA. Dr. Wengert also wrote Reading the Bible with Martin Luther and was general editor of The Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions.

A member of the North American Lutheran/Roman Catholic Dialogue, Wengert is part of an international team of scholars producing an ecumenical translation and commentary of the 95 Theses of Martin Luther in German. He is general editor of a Fortress Press Project of six volumes of The Annotated Luther, and his new translation and annotations of the 95 Theses from that volume was published in 2015. In addition to his scholarly work, Rev. Wengert is an exciting and much in demand speaker throughout the world.