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  • Rolf Jacobson Rolf Jacobson is Professor of Old Testament and the Alvin N. Rogness Chair of Scripture, Theology, and Ministry at Luther Seminary. Prior to that, he served on the faculty of Augsburg University and as Associate Pastor of Como Park Lutheran Church (St. Paul, Minnesota). Known for his humor and faithful biblical interpretation, Jacobson is an in-demand preacher and teacher. With Craig Koester, he developed and supports the Narrative Lectionary and enjoys collaborating with other teachers and pastors. His scholarly interests include the Psalms, prophets, biblical theology, biblical narrative, and preaching the Old Testament. He can be heard weekly on Sermon Brainwave and I Love to Tell the Story (the Narrative Lectionary podcast). (Source and photo: luthersem.edu)
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  • Katharine Jefferts Schori Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in June 2006. She served as chief pastor and primate to the Episcopal Church's members in 17 countries, 109 dioceses and three regional areas. She joined with other principal bishops of the 38-member Provinces of the worldwide Anglican Communion, seeking a common cause for global good and reconciliation. Over the course of her 9-year term, Bishop Jefferts Schori was responsible for initiating and developing policy for the Episcopal Church and spoke on behalf of the church regarding the policies, strategies, and programs authorized by General Convention. She was vocal about the Episcopal Church's mission priorities, including the United Nation Millennium Development Goals, issues of domestic poverty, climate change and care for the earth, as well as the ongoing need to contextualize the gospel. The Presiding Bishop is charged to speak God's word to the church and to the world. (Source: episcopalchurch.org; photo: parabola.org)
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  • Saint Jerome Saint Jerome (c. 342-347 – 420), also known as Jerome of Stridon, was a Latin priest, confessor, theologian, and historian. He is best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin (the translation that became known as the Vulgate) and his commentaries on the Gospels. His list of writings is extensive. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: britannica.com)
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  • Elisabeth Johnson Elisabeth Johnson is an ELCA pastor and missionary serving in Cameroon as a professor at the Lutheran Institute of Theology in Meiganga. She earned a Ph.D. in New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary and has served as an adjunct professor for Luther Seminary (2003-04 and 2007-08). She is the author of two studies for the Augsburg Adult Bible Studies series — “Covenant Communities” (Fall 2009) and “A Living Faith” (Fall 2012). (Source: workingpreacher.org)
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