Lutheranism & the Classics



Thursday, October 2


11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration–Sihler Auditorium
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own (available at the Dining Hall for $7.00)
1:00–1:10 p.m. Welcome–Sihler Auditorium
1:10–2:00 p.m. “Learning Lessons from the Past with Martin Luther”
Dr. Cameron MacKenzie, Ellis Professor of Historical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
2:10–3:25 p.m. Sectional Presentation 1–Sihler Auditorium, Loehe 7 and Wyneken 8
3:25–3.35 p.m. Break
3:35–4:25 p.m. Sectional Presentation 2–Sihler Auditorium, Loehe 7 and Wyneken 8
4:35–5:25 p.m. “The Greco-Roman Classics and the New Testament—Dissonance or Harmony?”
—Dr. Paul L. Maier, Emeritus, Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
5:35–5:55 p.m. Vespers—Kramer Chapel
6:00–6:40 p.m. Gemütlichkeit (Fellowship)–Outside Student Commons
6:45 p.m. Banquet–Dining Hall
“Classic Rock and Classic Coke: What’s so Classical about the Classics?”
—Dr. Peter Scaer, Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.


Friday, October 3

7:00–8:00 a.m. Breakfast on your own (available in the Dining Hall for $6.00)
8:00–8:50 a.m. Sectional Presentation 3–Sihler Auditorium, Loehe 7 and Wyneken 8
9:00–9:50 a.m. “Martin Luther and the History of the Reformation’s First Executions”
—Dr. Robert Christman, Associate Professor, Department of History, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
10:00–10:30 a.m. Matins–Kramer Chapel
10:30–10:50 a.m. Coffee–Student Commons
11:00–12:15 p.m. Sectional Presentation 4–Sihler Auditorium, Loehe 7 and Wyneken 8
12:20 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch (included; served until 1:00 p.m.)–Dining Hall
1:00–1:50 p.m. Book signing for authors involved in conference–CTS Bookstore
2:00–3:00 p.m. “Next Generation History: Teaching the Past for the Future”
—Mr. Brandon Booth, Associate Executive Director, Worldview Academy, Midland, Texasr
3:00–3:30 p.m. Itinerarium—Kramer Chapel, Rev. Dr. Roland F. Ziegler presiding
3:35–4:00 p.m. Mozart Fantasie—Kramer Chapel (upstairs), Dr. Jane S. Hettrick, Professor Emeritus of Music, Rider University, Lawrenceville, N.J.
4:10–5:30 p.m. Board Meeting