Sihler Lecture: Susan Palo Cherwien
|Date:||Thursday, March 3, 2011|
|Location:||Franklin W. Olin Building—Roon 102|
"For Glory and For Beauty: Poetry in the Service of God"
Susan Palo Cherwien is a freelance writer and musician. She received her bachelor’s degree in church music and voice from Wittenberg University, the Abschlusspruefung in voice from the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin, and a Master of Liberal Studies from Mundelein College, where she focused on spirituality, ritual, and the arts.
Susan has written numerous hymn texts which appear in denominational hymnals in the United States and Canada, and she is the author of O Blessed Spring: Hymn Texts of Susan Palo Cherwien (AugsburgFortress), Crossings: Meditations for Worship (Morningstar), To God Will I Sing (AugsburgFortress), From Glory Into Glory (Morningstar), and Come, Beloved of the Maker (Augsburg).
Sponsor: Religion Department
Contact: Sean D. Burke, 563-387-2985