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Presentations given at Concordia University Wisconsin, October 2nd - 29th, 2002

Audio and video recordings of these presentations are available at

Wednesday, Oct 2, Noon: Wittenberg's Classical Lutheran Curriculum

Dr. Susan Mobley (History Department, Concordia University Wisconsin) [On Melanchthonís synthesis of medieval scholasticism, Renaissance humanism, and Lutheran theology in the Wittenberg curriculum.]

Tuesday Oct. 8, Noon: Luther's Learning Strategies

Dr. Harald Tomesch (Theology Department, Concordia University Wisconsin) [On Lutherís pedagogy and teaching techniques in the Catechism and early Lutheran education.]

Tuesday, Oct. 15, Noon: The Chartering of Wittenberg

Dr. Robert Rosin (Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; editor of the new translation of The Book of Concord) [On the charter documents of the early Lutheran Universities.]

Tuesday Oct. 22, Noon: The Suppression of Wittenberg University

Dr. John Stephenson (St. Catherineís Lutheran Seminary, Ontario, Canada). [On the attacks on confessional Lutheranism at the university during the Prussian Union.]

Monday Oct. 28, 7:30pm: Panel Discussion on Lutheran Higher Education

Featuring Dr. Mark Edwards, retired president of St. Olaf University, as well as other presenters and Lutheran faculty.

Tuesday Oct. 29th, Noon: The Lutheran University Today,

Dr. Edwards [On the characteristics of Lutheran higher education and its current state.]


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