Concordia Historical Institute Recognizes Historians across the Country

2023 CHI Awards Banquet honors historians of North American Lutheranism PRESS RELEASE—CLAYTON, MISSOURI On November 2, 2023, Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) hosted its 50th annual Awards Banquet and annual members meeting. Every year, the CHI awards banquet honors scholars from across the nation—even, in some years, across the globe—who are

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Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly Fall 2023 (Volume 96 No.3)

Fall 2023 CHI Quarterly

How has the Lutheran Church in America reacted to issues which eventually became part of the Constitution of the United States? The Fall 2023 issue of Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Volume 96, Number 3) provides some insight to that question by addressing the issue of women’s suffrage as it was

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Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly Volume 96 Number 2

Summer 2023 CHI Quarterly

When you hear the words “New Orleans” what comes to mind? Jazz, Bourbon Street, Superdome, Beignets, hot and humid weather, Katrina, The Saints, The Rivergate Convention Center? The last one probably wasn’t on the tip of your tongue! The Summer 2023 issue of Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Volume 96, Number

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Book cover of Rediscovering the Issues Surrounding the 1974 Concordia Seminary Walkout, featuring a photo from the Walkout: the doors underneath Luther Tower are boarded up, with "EXILED" written across them in white paint.

REDISCOVERING THE ISSUES: Pre-Order Seminex Bible Study!

PRESS RELEASE—Saint Louis, Missouri Concordia Historical Institute’s latest publication, Rediscovering the Issues Surrounding the 1974 Concordia Seminary Walk Out is now available for pre-order at Concordia Publishing House and Amazon. Designed for use by individuals or groups, each of the eleven chapters in this work outline specific doctrinal issues and controversies that

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Pardon Our Email Interruption!

Those of you subscribed to Today in History or This Week in History may have noticed it was absent from your inbox this week. We are currently changing our e-newsletter provider for those publications, but should have it up and running soon! In the meantime, you can access the master

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A young family enjoys the Sadao Watanabe exhibit at Concordia Historical Institute on April 15, 2023.

Concordia Historical Institute Hosts Sadao Watanabe Exhibit

Concordia Historical Institute’s Sadao Watanabe art exhibit explores familiar Bible stories through the lens of contemporary Japanese folk art PRESS RELEASE—CLAYTON, MISSOURI On April 15, 2023, Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) was pleased to open their latest on-site museum exhibition, “A Kimono-Wrapped Gospel: The Mingei Prints of Sadao Watanabe.” The exhibit

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Visitors enjoyed seeing familiar Biblical scenes in an unfamiliar style and idiom.

May Events at CHI!

May promises to be a happily busy month here at Concordia Historical Institute, as we have a number of fun and educational events planned. We’d love to have you stop by CHI for some of our fabulous upcoming events! Walther Round Table Join CHI for the annual Walther Roundtable on

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Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly Volume 96 Number 1

Spring 2023 CHI Quarterly

Don’t know much about the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America? This issue should help in that regard! The Spring 2023 Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Volume 96, no.1) contains four articles related to the Synodical Conference: one from the beginning, one from the middle, and two from today. Three

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RSVP to the 2023 CHI Spring Gala!

  Join Concordia Historical Institute on Saturday, April 15 from 2:00–4:00pm for our 2023 Spring Gala! This family-friendly event will feature games and activities, prizes, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, and exclusive tours of the archives and the new museum exhibit. Tickets are $25 per person or $50 flat for

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Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly Volume 95 Number 4

Winter 2022 CHI Quarterly

How have Lutherans faithfully shared and received the Word of Christ? Read on! The Winter 2022 Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Volume 95, no.4) contains two distinct parts: the first provides us with some of what you would have experienced at the 2022 CHI Awards Banquet, the second provides a variety

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