WTS Graduate Seeks to Comfort the Troubled and Trouble the Comfortable

Rev. Sunniva Gylver’s Story ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN A 2013 ISSUE OF LIFETOGETHER Rev. Sunniva Gylver studied at Wartburg Seminary in 1994-1995 as an exchange student from the seminary in Norway, Det teologisk Menighetsfakultet. The experience was transformational and shaped many facets of her 18 year ministry in Oslo, Norway. Now, she is working towards her…

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Faith-Filled Quarantine: Lessons from the Iranian Hostage Crisis

Kathryn (Kate) Koob’s Story Kathryn (Kate) Koob is a lifelong Lutheran, dedicated person of faith, and longtime Wartburg Seminary supporter. The faith learned at home and in church shaped her choices and life’s path, eventually leading to a career in foreign service with a posting in Tehran, Iran in 1979 shortly after the Iranian Revolution…

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WTS Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The Wartburg Theological Seminary community is eager to welcome two new professors to the faculty beginning July 1, 2020: Dr. Man-Hei Yip, who is called to serve as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, and Rev. Dr. Jan Schnell, who is called to serve as Assistant Professor of Liturgics. The searches for these new faculty members…

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Updated COVID-19 Response

Wartburg Theological Seminary COVID-19 Response as of January 2022 The Wartburg Seminary COVID-19 task force continues to meet regularly and update the community accordingly.  The situation with COVID-19 and the Delta and Omicron variants is rapidly changing, and we are monitoring the situation—both locally and nationally—regularly and carefully.  We will modify our guidelines as current…

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A Call to Repent and Respond

Pain and unimaginable suffering continue to be present in our world as a result of systemic racism, and these days it is being made more visible than ever before. In times such as this, we are called to listen, speak, respond, and act. How each of us does that will look and feel different. Wartburg’s…

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