Study on “Lutheran Identity”

Study on “Lutheran Identity”

In 2017, the 500th jubilee of the Lutheran Reformation, many churches will ask themselves what exactly it means to be “Lutheran.” What is a Lutheran church or Lutheran theology? What is the “Lutheran DNA”?

The Latest News from Prof. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson

The Latest News from Prof. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson

Although Prof. Wilson left her full-time post at the Institute a year ago, she remains busy as a Visiting Professor of the Institute in a number of venues in the United States.

In Memoriam: Günther Gassmann (1931–2017) and Per Lønning (1928–2016)

The Institute mourns the death of two former colleagues who have died in recent months.

Celebrating the Reformation Commemoration in Southern Europe

Celebrating the Reformation Commemoration in Southern Europe

Many were surprised to learn already in February 2016 that Pope Francis would participate in the opening festivities of the Reformation commemoration year in Lund, Sweden, which took place on October 31. A special interest in the Reformation has been developing in the southern countries of Europe.

Summer Seminar 2017: Reformation Identity in Ecumenical Perspective

Summer Seminar 2017: Reformation Identity in Ecumenical Perspective

The year 2017 is an invitation to celebrate. At all levels of church life and in countless countries the anniversary of the 16th century Reformation will be commemorated. But that always poses the question of what exactly is to be celebrated in a situation unlike any previous Reformation centenary.