Concordia-Chicago hosts Charles Arand to speak on environmental stewardship
March 4, 2011—The Rev. Dr. Charles Arand, a theological expert and Waldemar A. and June Schuette Chair in systematic theology at Concordia Seminary St. Louis, will speak at Concordia University Chicago March 24.
Arand’s discussion “Together with All Creatures: Christian Responsibility for the Care of Creation” will take place at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Our Lord. His presentation will address questions such as: What should the proper role of the Church be in conservation efforts? To what extent are individual Christians called to action?
Admission is free. Free, handicapped-accessible parking is available in visitors’ lot north of the University parking structure off Bonnie Brae Street. For more information, contact Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger, at jeff.leininger@CUChicago.edu or (708) 209-3470.
Chairman of the department of systematic theology at Concordia Seminary, Arand is also researching the topic of Christian responsibility for the care of God’s earth.
He is the author of Testing the Boundaries: Windows into Lutheran Identity, That I May Be His Own: A Theological Overview of Luther’s Catechisms and co-author, along with Robert Kolb, of The Genius of Luther’s Theology: The Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church.
About Concordia University Chicago
Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Graduate and Innovative Programs, Concordia offers more than 100 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success.
With more than 5,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students, Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at www.cuchicago.edu.