Reformation at 500

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The Reformation and Its Legacy in the Churches: An Ecumenical Conversation 

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Loyola Marymount University

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Huffington Ecumenical Institute (HEI) of Loyola Marymount University hosted a symposium titled "The Reformation and Its Legacy in the Churches: An Ecumenical Conversation." While addressing the challenges of new divisions in Christianity today, diverse speakers from various Christian traditions reflected on matters of reform within the Churches, and shared their experience in ecumenical dialogue. 

"A Seamless Robe? The Reformation Divisions 500 Years Later"
Bishop Guy Erwin, Evangelical Luteran Church in America, Woodland Hills, CA

"The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification: Ecumenical Breakthrough and Ongoing Challenge"
Sr. Donna Geernaert, Halifax, Nova Scotia

"What Bonhoeffer Can Teach Us About the Next 500 Years"
Rev. Robert Saler, Executive Director, Center for Pastoral Excellence; Research Professor, Lutheran Studies Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN

"Everything You Know About Martin Luther is Wrong"
Rev. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson, Editor, Lutheran Forum; Visiting Professor, Institute for Ecumenical Research, Strasbourg, France

Response & Remarks by Thomas Rausch, S.J.