Entries tagged with ‘Religion’


Ethiopian Child Advocate Shiferaw Woldmichael Visits Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College recently welcomed Shiferaw Woldmichael, founder and director of the Child Development Training and Research Center (CDTRC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to campus for a 10-day visit.


Gustavus Serving as Partner Site for Religion Conference

Individuals interested in the intersections of theology and sustainability are invited to Gustavus Adolphus College Jan. 21-23, when the college will simulcast Trinity Institute's 39th National Theological Conference. This year's conference is titled Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability.


Jodock to Administer Templeton Foundation Grant

Dr. Darrell Jodock, the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, will help administer a $150,000 grant from the John Templeton Foundation's Science for Ministry Initiative awarded to the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research.


Gustavus Serving as Partner Site for Religion Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College will present Trinity Institute's 38th National Theological Conference, Religion and Violence: Untangling the Roots of Conflict, on Jan. 21-23. The college will serve as a regional partner site for this event.


Longtime Beloved Religion Professor Dies

The Rev. Robert Esbjornson, 89, died Friday, Oct. 26 in St. Peter, Minn. "Esbj," as he was affectionately known by several generations of Gustavus Adolphus College students, was a longtime professor of religion (1950-1983) at the college and a beloved campus figure.


Johnson and Esbjornson will Release Book on October 13

Dennis Johnson and Robert Esbjornson, both longstanding members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community, have collaborated to produce a book titled, Esbj! The Heart and Mind of a Professor. The book will be released on Oct. 13 during homecoming festivities at Gustavus where both contributors will be present for a book signing.


Annual Lefler Lecture will Feature Theologian John F. Haught

With a focus on science and religion, this year's Herbert and Mary Jane Lefler Lecture will bring theologian Dr. John F. Haught to Gustavus Adolphus College on Sept. 26-27.


Gustavus to Hold Inaugural Lindau Symposium

The Reverend Richard John Neuhaus will be the keynote speaker when Gustavus Adolphus College holds the inaugural Lindau Symposium at 7:30 p.m. May 8, in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.


Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Appointed Chair of ELCA Panel

Darrell Jodock, Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been appointed to chair the ELCA consultative panel on Lutheran Jewish relations for a three-year term beginning April 1.