The Fall 2015 issue of the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Vol. 88, no.3), continuing its new expanded format, provides three articles, two of which are one of a multi-part article on various Lutheran historical groups. These groups provide insight on how the Word of the Lord grows in new corners of the vineyard.
Warren R. Schmidt concludes his article from the last issue, “The Long Reach of the Log Cabin College: A Study of the Inaugural 1839-1840 Class of the log Cabin College in Dresden, Missouri”; the sainted Michael J. Doyle provides the first part of his article entitled, “St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Gardena, California: The First Japanese-American Congregation in the Missouri Synod” and Trudla Malinkowa, along with Peter Barker, Weldon Mersiovsky and David Zersen provide us with, “The Last Wendish Sermon in Serbin, Texas”. The issue concludes with three book reviews: Jack D. Ferguson’s, “Pictorial Historiography of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod”, editor Dietrich Blaufuss’s, “Wilhelm Löhe–Theologie und Geschichte / Theology and History”, and David Zersen’s, Concordia on the Move: Concordia University Texas 1926-2013″.
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