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2017 Trembath Lecture

How do 500-year-old differences in the church affect me today by Rev. Dr. C. J. Armstrong, Associate Professor of Theology and History

In 1586 a colloquy was called by the Duke of Wuerttemberg to deal with the theology and practice of reformation Christianity in his lands. The Lutheran theologian Jakob Andreae and the Swiss Reformed theologian Theodore Beza met over the course of several days to discuss their differences over topics like the Lord's Supper, the Person of Christ, and Holy Baptism. Far from being resolved, these differences continued to be, and still are today, the source of divide between confessions that approach God's word in fundamentally different ways. Our study will examine those differences as they are expressed in the Acts of the Colloquy of Montbeliard (1587) and consider how 500-year-old distinctions still apply to our life and faith today.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. (break and dessert reception at 3:00 p.m.)
DeNault Auditorium
Concordia University Irvine Campus
1530 Concordia West, Irvine

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