Category: Theology


Deanna Thompson "Hoping for More" Fall In Faith and Leadership (Duke University website). 2010

This article addresses the challenge of hoping for more—both in this life and the next—while facing a stage IV cancer diagnosis.

Rivta H. Williams "Homosexuality and the Bible – An ELCA Lutheran Scholar‘s Perspective" Winter In Journal of Theological and Justice Opinion. vol. 1, no. 1, 2004

This is an op-ed piece arguing for a critical traditionalist hermeneutic that avoids both literalism and liberalism in reading the biblical texts most frequently used to condemn homosexuality.


"“The Freedom of a Christian to Address Sexism”" In Currents in Theology and Mission. ed. Mary Elise Lowe, Kathryn A. Kleinhans, Craig L. Nessan. vol. 47, no. 2, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and Wartburg Theological Seminary March 2020

In 2019, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America affirmed its thirteenth social statement, which is biblical and theological social teaching and policy. As an introduction to a collection of essays, Mary J. Streufert sets this ELCA social statement Faith, Sexism, and Justice: A Call to Action within the context of ecumenical and global Lutheran partnerships, seeing gender justice as a faithful, trusting response to God’s gracious call to serve neighbors in Christian freedom.