Showing posts from August, 2013

New Online Evening course via Videoconference:

CLS is offering SYS100 Theological Method , as an online evening course, beginning on Thursday, September 19th. This introductory Systematics class will be available to distant students, regardless of physical location, in addition to residential students. The course is taught in two components:   online structured discussion forums weekly 1-1/2 hour seminar that meets via live videoconference every Thursday night from 6:00 to 7:30 pm (MST). Course Description: SYS 100 Theological Method is an introduction to doing confessional Lutheran theology, this course covers such topics as theology as habitus, the nature and properties of Scripture and its place in the theological task, and issues surrounding confessional subscription. (3 credits) Admission Requirements: Students must have completed a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school. Any discipline is acceptable. Students DO NOT NEED to have completed either Biblical Languages to register for this course.


Dates: September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 at 7:00 pm (MST) Topic:  “Christianity and the Movies: A Lutheran Approach to Media Consumption” Presenter:  Rev. Ted Giese associate pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina, Saskatchewan.  Discernment, or the ability to distinguish and test things, is held up in Scripture as both a gift of the Holy Spirit and a skill the Christian is encouraged to personally develop.  In a culture that is awash in media the need to test what is watched and to discern what is being presented is very important. How might a Lutheran Christian approach this task? What tools would be useful in aiding the task of media consumption?  What practical end would this exercise hope to accomplish? Using the medium of film this Quest course will investigate the medium itself, pietism and personal piety, Christian cultural capital, and media driven apologetics. This free Quest course, which takes place in the seminary's distance-education classroom, is suppo

Learning Biblical Hebrew

Prof. Jonathan Kraemer will be leading an Online Biblical Hebrew course beginning in September. CLS is offering this full year, distance, non-credit, Hebrew course starting on September 4. The cost is $250 per semester, plus materials. Students will work on their own and meet weekly via videoconference. The course is intended to bring students to a level of competency in Biblical Hebrew that will prepare them for exegetical studies in the Master of Divinity degree program. Contact the Registrar, Jeff Nachtigall, to register, or with any questions that you might have. Jeff Nachtigall Registrar (780) 474-1468 The following is the complete invitation to register for this course: *** An invitation to Biblical Hebrew Whether you are a pre-seminary student needing your language requirement, a pastor brushing up, or an interested layperson, you are invited to join an upcoming non-credit Biblical Hebrew Course at Concordia Lutheran Seminary. There are no pre-requis

Opening Service for the 30th Academic Year - Sept. 8th

The Opening Service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Leduc on Sunday, September 8th at 3:00 pm . We are delighted that Rev. Rudy Pastucha, 3rd VP LCC, Board of Regents member and pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Saskatoon, SK is our guest preacher. We invite everyone to celebrate with us the beginning of another academic year.