Getting to Know Dr. Man-Hei Yip

Dr. Man-Hei Yip, Assistant Professor of Systematics, Joined the WTS Faculty on July 1, 2020 GROWING UP IN HONG KONG I was born into a large family with six siblings: five older sisters and one younger brother. My parents are not Christians, but they sent us all to a Christian school, and from there I…

Welcoming Rev. Dr. Lydia Hernández-Marcial

The Wartburg Theological Seminary community welcomes the Rev. Dr. Lydia Hernández-Marcial to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible beginning January 1, 2021. The search for the Hebrew Bible position was conducted since August in a process that included the work of a faithful search committee that moved forward with their designated responsibilities using…

Rev. Dr. Sam Giere: Ponderings on Theological Education, Technology, and the “Rona”

Midway through Lent, I was struck by how well-prepared our Wartburg Theological Seminary students and recent graduates are to tend to the unique impact of the flatten-the-curve social-distancing response to the “Rona” (a.k.a., COVID-19) pandemic—the shift of parish life from physical to digital space. Literally overnight, people across the United States and around the globe…