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Reformation Symposium

NOVEMBER 6-7, 2015 SYMPOSIUM MARKING THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION

The Forgotten Luther: Advocate For The Poor
Hear from prominent scholars about the work of Luther and other reformers to end economic exploitation and advocate for the common good.

Director of Music, Paul Leavitt, will lead the Reformation Choir in singing his original composition, “Luther’s Words” at the Friday reception.
With financial support from the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod, St. Luke, Silver Spring, Thrivent Financial, ELCA World Hunger Education Program, Church of the Reformation, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, & Individual Donors

Speakers

Carter Lindberg, PhD
Author: Beyond Charity:
Reformation Initiatives for the Poor

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, PhD
Author: Resisting Structural Evil:
Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation

Samuel Torvend, PhD
Author: Luther and the Hungry Poor: Gathered Fragments

Jon Pahl, PhD
Author: Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins
of American Violence

Gordon “Tim” Huffman, PhD
Author: The Lutheran Confessions: A Digital Anthology

Location of Symposium: Church of the Reformation
212 E Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20003
Register Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forgotten-luthersymposium-tickets-17174017950202-543-4200

Cost: $60 (includes dinner); $75 at door; $15 students Nov 6, 5pm: Reception, Choral Offering, Dinner & Keynote Nov 7: 8:30am-1:00pm

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