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1857- The Norwegian Synod and the Missouri Synod reach an accord on theological training.

1858-The first Norwegian Synod student enrolls at Concordia College in Saint Louis.

1859-The Rev. Laur. Larsen begins his duties as professor at Concordia College.

1861- The outbreak of the Civil War temporarily disrupts the work at Concordia College. Luther College is opened at Halfway Creek, Wisconsin.

This brief chronology gives the skeletal framework of the three lectures delivered at Luther College in commemoration of its founding. These lectures focused on the years at St. Louis, the "tune-up" period, so to speak, for the launching of Luther College.

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep

Submission Audience

Laity; Ministers; Scholars

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