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In this episode, host Rev. Micah Glenn is joined by Admissions Officer Rev. Thomas Schlund for an in-depth discussion on the three ecumenical creeds in The Book of Concord with Dr. Charles “Chuck” Arand, professor of Systematic Theology, director of the Center for the Care of Creation and the Eugene E. and Nell S. Fincke Graduate Professor of Theology at Concordia Seminary. Arand also shares some advice for students considering coming to the Seminary or considering ministry. “Develop a passion for theology,” he says. “Most of us, we’re driven by it. We’re fascinated by the questions and the answers provided by Scripture and witnessed by the church.”

Under the Fig Tree is a video and audio podcast of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. New video and audio episodes are added weekly each Monday. Under the Fig Tree can be found on YouTube, the Seminary’s Scholar site, and most podcast platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Those interested in vocational ministry are invited to learn more about Concordia Seminary at or by contacting the admissions team at [email protected] or 800-822-9545.


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Laity; Ministers; Future Seminarians; Future Deaconesses (65 kB)

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