Dr. R. Guy Erwin is the president of United Lutheran Seminary in Pennsylvania and before that was elected twice as bishop of the Southwest California Synod of the ELCA. Earlier, he held the Gerhard and Olga Belgum Chair in Lutheran Confessional Theology at California Lutheran University. He is an enrolled member of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma, is married to Rob Flynn, and lives in Philadelphia and Gettysburg.
 When I was first asked to consider contributing an essay to this issue of the Journal of Lutheran Ethics, I wondered whether—as a fairly new president of an ELCA seminary—I really had much to say that would be new or different from my many colleagues in this work. But then I realized that I […]