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Friday, 10 August 2012

Westfield House

North European Luther Academy


Built on the Foundation

of the Apostles and Prophets”

Sola Scriptura in Context

International Symposium on Lutheran Theology


Westfield House, Cambridge

15–18 August 2012


Wednesday 15 August

11 am Registration & Refreshments

12 am Welcome and Opening Service

1 pm Lunch

2 pm “Was ist das? The Nature and Basis of Biblical Hermeneutics”
Rev. Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Kloha, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, USA
Resp: Rev. Dr. Boris Gunjević, Croatia

3.30 pm Tea/coffee

4 pm “The Word Was God: Inerrancy or Christology?”
Rev. Prof. Dr. David P. Scaer, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, USA
Resp: Dr. Daniel Johansson, Församlingsfakulteten, Gothenburg, Sweden

5.30 pm Vespers

6.30 pm Dinner

Thursday 16 August

9 am Matins

9 .45 am “QuiaQuatenus — Scripture and Confession”
Rev. Dr. Armin Wenz, Oberursel, Germany
Resp: Rev. Dr. Joseph Randrianasolo, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

11.15 am Tea/Coffee

11.30 am “God has spoken through the prophets … and by the Son: Word of God in Islam and Christianity”
Dr. Adam S. Francisco, Concordia University California, Irvine, USA
Resp: Rev. Dr. Martti Vaahtoranta, Pyhäranta, Finland

1 pm Lunch

2 pm Walking tour of Cambridge & free time

5.30 pm Vespers

6.30 pm Dinner

Friday 17 August

9 am Matins

9.45 am “Letter or Spirit? Modern Enthusiasms”
Rev. Dr. Anssi Simojoki, Uusikaupunki, Finland
Resp: Rev. Drs. Jonathan Mumme, Westfield House, Cambridge

11.15 am Coffee / Tea

11.45 am Tour of Westfield House

1 pm Lunch

2 pm “Biblicism and the Imminent Death of Evangelicalism”
Rev. Dr. John Bombaro, San Diego, USA
Resp: Rev. Dr. Makito Masaki, Kobe, Japan

3.30 pm Tea/ Coffee

4 pm The Word in Action 1: snapshots from around the world
Seminaries: Novosibirsk, Fianarantsoa, Gothenburg,
St. Catharines

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Compline

Saturday 18 August

9 am Matins

9.45 am The Word of God in Action 2: Snapshots from around the world

Missions: Luther Foundation/Mission Province, LHF/Lutherans in Africa

10.45 am Coffee / Tea

11.15 am Panel Discussion

12.15 pm Closing Service

1 pm Lunch & Departure

The Speakers

Rev. Dr. John Bombaro
Dr. Bombaro is pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in San Diego, California, a member congregation of Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Dr. Adam S. Francisco
Dr. Francisco is Associate Professor of Theology at Concordia University California, USA, in Irvine, California.

Rev. Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Kloha
Dr. Kloha is an ordained pastor in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, USA and Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Rev. Prof. Dr. David Scaer
Dr. Scaer is an ordained pastor in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, USA, and Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Rev. Dr. Anssi Simojoki
Dr. Simojoki is a retired pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland and former Vice-President (Africa) of Lutheran Heritage Foundation.

Rev. Dr. Armin Wenz
Dr. Wenz is pastor of Evangelisch–Lutherische St. Johannes-Gemeinde in Oberursel, Germany, a congregation in the
Selbständige Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche (Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church), Germany.


This event has been made possible by generous financial assistance from the Marvin M. Schwan Foundation and the Friends of Westfield House.

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