Author: Leslie F. Weber

Leslie F. Weber retired from serving as associate executive director of the ELCA Church in Society unit in 2011.

Changing Lutheran Perspectives on the Role of Government

​The role of government is a debate often seen on the news today. This is not a new development. Weber explores how Lutherans have thought about government’s role during the Reformation in Europe as well as mid-twentieth century America. ​Where have Lutherans come from on this issue and how does this impact Lutherans today?