Posts Tagged: Kessler Conversations

Wealth & Poverty: Kessler Conversations Spring 2021

Named after the world-renowned Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection held at Pitts Theology Library, Kessler Conversations (30-45 mins) offer opportunities for the general public to learn about the events in Europe the 16th century and to consider what they may tell us about the issues facing our communities. Conversations in a given academic semester focus…

The Reformation of Suffering: A Kessler Conversation with Prof. Ronald Rittgers

Don’t miss the final installment of the Fall 2020 Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library, a series of online interviews with leading church historians and theologians, asking this question, “What relevance do the events, personalities, and texts of the Protestant Reformation hold for contemporary communities?” These 30-45 minute conversations offer opportunities for the general public…

Upcoming Event: Kessler Conversation with Prof. Erik Heinrichs

Don’t forget to register for next week’s installment of this fall’s Kessler Conversation series on disease, healing, and pastoral care in the 16th century! The second Kessler Conversation will be with Professor Erik Heinrichs, Associate Professor of History at Winona State University. Professor Heinrichs is a historian of medieval and early modern Europe, with research interests…

Kessler Conversations 2020

Pitts was delighted to host Professor Anna M. Johnson in the library’s inaugural Kessler Conversation with over 70 attendees last week! In case you missed this insightful session on “Christian Ethics in Times of Plague,” you can view the recording on demand from the comfort of your own home. Don’t forget to register for the…

Announcing Kessler Conversations 2020

We are excited to launch the Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library this fall. This is a series of online interviews with leading church historians and theologians, asking this question, “What relevance do the events, personalities, and texts of the Protestant Reformation hold for contemporary communities?” On the first Wednesday of each month this Fall,…