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Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

God calls people of faith every day to step up to the challenge, expand horizons, and bring change to the world through the power of the Gospel. At Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) we are a Christ-centered community of called women and men with intellectual curiosity and spiritual courage. We gather from many religious traditions, bringing each person's unique perspective to the table for faithful dialogue and study led by engaged and dynamic professors committed to preparing each student for meaningful ministry and leadership. The Seminary is one of eight seminary institutions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). Students come to Southern from all regions and synods of the ELCA.

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  • LTSS - Faculty


Lenoir-Rhyne is affiliated with the NC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and welcomes students from all religious backgrounds. The LTSS is one of eight seminary institutions of the ELCA, which welcomed The Reverend Dr. Timothy M. Smith as its new Bishop in September 2015.

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  • LTSS - Faculty

Since 2000, The Rev. Dr. Daniel M. Bell, Jr. has served as an integral member of the LTSS faculty. He is part of the Southern Seminary's team, dedicated to preparing others to serve God through ministry and service.

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  • LTSS - Innovative Teaching
  • LTSS - Programs

The IFL Speaker Series invites prominent religious figures and authors to share their work and beliefs with audiences at LRU and the LTSS. The Institute for Faith and Learning at LRU endeavors to provide programming that contributes to and enriches "a culture of the intellect" that is theologically based and directed to Christians of all traditions.

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LTSS works hand-in-hand with local leaders to strengthen the community through ministry.

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