Reformation Lectures To Be Held On BLC Campus

The annual Bjarne W. Teigen Reformation Lectures will be held October 27–28, 2016 at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. This year the theme will be The Cost of Confessing: Luther and the Three Princes. These lectures delve into the Reformation heritage with presentations on the history and theology of the Lutheran Reformation with application to the teaching and practice in the Lutheran church today. The lectures are presented in free conference format.


Thursday, October. 27, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Lecture One: Luther and Frederick the Wise
Speaker: Dr. Roland Ziegler, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN
Moderator: Pres. Gaylin Schmeling, Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, MN


Thursday, October 27, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Lecture Two: Luther and John the Constant

Speaker: Dr. Charles Cortright, LCMS
Eurasia Mission, St. Louis, MO
Moderator: Dr. Lars Johnson, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN

Concurrent Event at Trinity Chapel on Bethany Lutheran College at 4:30 p.m. Reformation Chorale Vespers, featuring the Bethany College Choir

Friday, October 28, 10:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m. 

Lecture Three: Luther and John Frederick
Speaker: Dr. David Lumpp, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN
Moderator: Dr. Timothy Schmeling, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN


Friday, October 28, 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Moderator: Prof. Em. Erling Teigen, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN