Economic Justice and Martin Luther: A 500th Anniversary Symposium

ForgottenLutherSymposiumOn November 6-7, 2015, Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, DC will host a symposium on economic justice marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Hear from prominent scholars about the work of Martin Luther and other reformers to end economic exploitation and advocate for the common good.

Invited speakers include:
Carter Lindberg, PhD, Author: Beyond Charity: Reformation Initiatives for the Poor
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, PhD, Author: Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation; Samuel Torvend, PhD, Author: Luther and the Hungry Poor: Gathered Fragments; Jon Pahl, PhD, Author: Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence;  Gordon “Tim” Huffman, PhD, Author: The Lutheran Confessions: A Digital Anthology. Director of Music, Paul Leavitt, will lead the Reformation Choir in singing his original composition, “Luther’s Words” at the Friday reception.

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