“MORE Conference” in Augsburg, 3–6 January 2020

“MORE Conference” in Augsburg, 3–6 January 2020

Jan 24, 2020 | No Comments

After 2018, the “MORE conference” took place again in Augsburg under the title “Colors of Hope.” The conference, which was held on the premises of the Augsburg Fair, was organized by the Augsburg Prayer House, for which Dr. Johannes Hartl is largely responsible.

Publication of the Study “Lutherische Identität. Lutheran Identity”

Publication of the Study “Lutherische Identität. Lutheran Identity”

Dec 13, 2019 | No Comments

The study »Lutheran Identity« is a contribution of the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg to the self-understanding of the Lutheran churches worldwide. In its first set of theses, the basic theological convictions of Lutheran churches are described, explained, and their historical and actual contexts are addressed.

“The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church”:

“The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church”:

Dec 9, 2019 | No Comments

Lutheran-Orthodox Dialogue in Albania

he first preparatory meeting for the 18th plenary session of the International Lutheran-Orthodox Joint Commission took place from 24 September to 1 October 2019 in Tirana, Albania. In addition to the long-standing co-chairman on the Orthodox side, His Eminence Metropolitan Gennadios of Sassima of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the dialogue welcomed for the first time Bishop Dr. Dr. h.c. Johann Schneider of the Protestant Church in Central Germany as Lutheran co-chair.

One-Day-Seminar for 28 Theologians from Lutheran Churches in Australia and the Philippines

One-Day-Seminar for 28 Theologians from Lutheran Churches in Australia and the Philippines

Dec 4, 2019 | No Comments

From 16 to 18 November 2019, a group of Lutheran theologians from Australia and the Philippines led by Rev. Dr. Farnbacher (Mission EineWelt) visited Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

Studying Luther in Wittenberg 2019

Studying Luther in Wittenberg 2019

Dec 4, 2019 | No Comments

In November, Prof. Theodor Dieter of the Strasbourg Institute along with Prof. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson, Visiting Professor of the Institute currently based in Tokyo, taught the course Studying Luther in Wittenberg for the 11th year running. This means they have entered their second decade of teaching the class together!