Is Christianity Discriminatory? The Finnish Court Case

The recently adjudicated religious case—turned secular civil trial—has made it abundantly clear that Christianity is discriminatory from the world’s viewpoint. The charges brought against them (all quotes are from an English translation from the Finnish), titled “Ethnic Agitation” describe: “Päivi Räsänen has made available and kept available to the public opinions and statements which disparage … Continue reading Is Christianity Discriminatory? The Finnish Court Case

Schulz on Wokeness: A Philosophical Response to Objections

Noah Hahn Bronx, NY Philosophy students at Concordia University Wisconsin, at least when I attended from 2012-2016, were taught the importance of backing up assertions with carefully articulated and organized reasoning. The model figure here was Thomas Aquinas, a great doctor of the late medieval church. Because I love reasoned dialogue, I was excited to … Continue reading Schulz on Wokeness: A Philosophical Response to Objections

CN’s Response to Concordia, Wisconsin Prof’s Letter

Dr. Muth,Thank you for your careful and patient letter.I appreciate your response. It is good to hear that you take your call to serve at CUWAA seriously.I know that many professors at CUWAA, whom we should pray for, do also. I support your efforts to teach students well. That is commendable.I am sorry that valid and … Continue reading CN’s Response to Concordia, Wisconsin Prof’s Letter

Problematic Joint Concordia Journal with Concordia, St. Paul

Though ostensibly about cities, the main thread running through this issue is that of racial injustice and man’s overcorrections. The Gospel is given lip-service, to be sure, but the main theme is that we must change to meet the felt-needs of city-dwellers—not that the Gospel is sufficient in itself. Dr. Reed Lessing on p25 opines: … Continue reading Problematic Joint Concordia Journal with Concordia, St. Paul

Historical Footnote on Missouri Synod Institutions of Higher Education

Jacob A. O. Preus II “You and Your Synod—Present Issues Between the Synod and other Lutherans,”Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois (now at Fort Wayne, Indiana since 1976), April 1975. J. A. O. Preus II (1920-94) was the eighth president of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (1969 to 1981). Eugene F. A. Klug: Question asked about the dissolution … Continue reading Historical Footnote on Missouri Synod Institutions of Higher Education