Lutheranism & the Classics
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Sectional Papers 1
Thursday September 29, 2:10–3:25 p.m.
Luther and the Roman Poets (Sihler Auditorium)
- Nugatory Nonsense: Why Luther Rarely Cites Catullus
Dr. John G. Nordling, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
- What Virgil Taught Luther About Writing Hymns
Dr. E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
- “Pious Mirth”: Listening to Martin Luther’s Latin Poetry
Dr. Carl P. E. Springer, SunTrust Chair of Excellence in the Humanities, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Sectional Papers 2
Thursday, September 29, 3:35–4:25 p.m.
Poetry in Service to the Gospel (Sihler Auditorium)
Sectional Papers 3
Friday, September 30, 8:00–8:50 a.m.
Bucolic Poetry and a New Hymnal (Sihler Auditorium)
Chaos and Proverb (Loehe Hall, Room 7)
Sectional Papers 4
Friday, September 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
The Psalter and Hymnody (Sihler Auditorium)
Sectional Papers 5
Friday, September 30, 1:40–2:55 p.m.
Poetry and Pedagogy (Sihler Auditorium)
- Doctrine vs. Meter: Lutheran Corrections to Medieval Church Hymns and Sequences
Mr. Matthew Carver, Independent Scholar, Nashville, Tennessee
- Poetry and Myth in Lutheran Education
Rev. David R. Speers, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Altamount, Illinois
- Hymn Singing as Encouragement for (or a Way to Encourage) the Christian Family
Mrs. Gretchen Erhardt, Former Lecturer in Children’s Literature, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan