Entries tagged with ‘Religion’
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.