The 8th Annual Bonhoeffer Festival

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Hosted by: The Center for Lutheran Studies at
Claremont School of Theology

Thursday April 11th 2019

Theme: “Who is Christ for us today?” Keynote Speaker: Dr. Larry Rasmussen Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary

Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Reality and Resistance (2005); Bonhoeffer: His Significance for North Americans with Renate Bethge, (2016) ); Earth-Honoring Faith (2017) Bible and Ethics: A New Conversation (2018)

Thanks to our Sponsors: Thrivent Financial, Claremont School of Theology, Southwest Calif. Synod (ELCA) Pacifica Synod (ELCA)

Festival Schedule:

12:30pm   Commemorative Lunch (Bonhoeffer was executed on April 9th, 1945)

1:30pm   Program: Mudd Theater – Presentation:
Dr. Rasmussen “Who is Christ for us today?”

2:45pm   Panel Discussion/Q & A – led by Dr. Thomas Johnson, CST instructor of the course “The Role of Prophet and Pastor: Introduction to Dietrich Bonhoeffer” Respondents:    Rev. Dr.Timothy Seals, Rabbi Zev-Hayyim Feyer, Dr. Najeeba Syeed, J.D.

3:30pm   Reception/Table Talk at Center for Lutheran Studies Free and Open to Public (Donations are appreciated)

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