Author: Klaus-Peter Adam

Dr. Klaus-Peter Adam is an Associate Professor of Old Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago.​

Love your neighbor – A command in the Bible. Its socio-legal backdrop and its meaning for today.

Love your neighbor in the Holiness Code Lev 19:18 [1] “Love your neighbor” is probably the most frequently quoted biblical directive. In part this is due to this command’s emphasis within the biblical canon in the first century AD, namely its echo in the New Testament as summary of the law in Luke 10:27 as […]

A Letter from the Faculty of LSTC

[1] During the current church-wide discussion about the ELCA statement, “Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust,” and the “Report and Recommendation on Ministry Policies” we, the undersigned members of the faculty of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, remember Paul’s advice to our Christian community: “There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no […]