The LCC Ottawa Circuit “COVID Convocation Webinar Series” presents
Lutheran Theology and Political Resistance, with Dr. Ryan C. MacPherson
This will be a two part presentation
Part I: The Magdeburg Confession of 1550
- Monday, October 5th at 6:30-8pm (Eastern)
Part II: How to Avoid Reading Romans 13 like a Nazi
- Tuesday, October 6th at 6:30-8pm (Eastern)
Note: The two presentations will overlap a little. Both will have time for live Q&A and opportunity for practical present-day application.
>> Webinar HANDOUT for both sessions
>> Additional HANDOUT (follow-up from first session)
Introducing Dr. MacPherson
Dr. MacPherson serves as director of the Center for Apologetics and Worldview Studies and Professor of History and Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn. He formerly served as senior editor for The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy and as a board member for the Evangelical Lutheran Synod Historical Society. His books include: Rediscovering the American Republic: The Quest for Ordered Liberty, Telling the Next Generation: The Evangelical Lutheran Synod’s Vision for Christian Education, and Studying Luther’s Large Catechism: A Workbook for Christian Discipleship. Learn more at www.ryancmacpherson.com.
Dr MacPherson has published a number of articles on this topic, including:
- Rendering to Caesar and to God: Pandemic Health Codes and Religious Liberty
- The Magdeburg Interpretation of Romans 13: A Lutheran Justification for Political Resistance
Dr. MacPherson was recently a guest on Issues etc.