Category: Ecclesiology and Ecclesial Life


Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Joyful Exchanges, Part I and Joyful Exchanges, Part II" Summer In Lutheran Forum. vol. 44, no. 2, 2010 : 2-6

An exegesis of Luther‘s use of the joyful exchange motif in The Freedom of a Christian, followed by the application of that motif to the practice of infant baptism, ethics, and ecumenism.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Why Stay" Winter In Lutheran Forum. vol. 43, no. 4, 2009 : 3-8

Arguments in favor of staying within the ELCA while dissenting from the churchwide assembly vote in 2009.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Speak the Truth in Love" Summer In Lutheran Forum. vol. 43, no. 2, 2009 : 2-5

Suggestions for responding to the sexuality study and ministry proposals to be voted on at the 2009 ELCA churchwide assembly.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "The Epistle of Eutyche" Summer In Lutheran Forum. vol. 42, no. 2, 2008 : 3-5

A satire of typical arguments against the ordination of women, in the form of a supposed letter from one medieval abbess to another, responding to the fear that God went astray in conferring the apostolic office on men.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Church Breaks Your Heart" Fall In Lutheran Forum. vol. 41, no. 3, 2007 : 3-5
Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Lutheran Snobbery" Easter In The Cresset. 2007

Some reflections on growing up Lutheran and what an adult decision to remain Lutheran means.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "One Little Word Subdues Him" Winter In Lutheran Forum. vol. 41, no. 4, 2007 : 3-5

A brief analysis of the ELCA‘s third Sexuality Study, followed by recommendations for responding to the discovery that American Lutherans are biblically illiterate.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "An Ecumenical Luther: Review: Luther" In Books & Culture. January/February 2004

A review of the Joseph Fiennes’ film about Luther‘s early life.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "The Heresy Itch" In Christianity Today. January 7 2004

A reflection on why some people are drawn to esoteric and gnostic versions of Christianity.

Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Decorated With Death" In Christianity Today. January 21 2003

A reflection on the meaning of the cross as jewelry.