Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Rob Shedinger


Jesus and Jihad

Are presidential candidates working to wedge an even stronger divide between Christians and Muslims? Can that chasm be repaired? Bob Shedinger thinks we must work together on it if we are to survive as a species.

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Aaron Hafner, Luther College football coach


It's not just a game

Coach Hafner discusses how football is more than just a game to him, and to the players on the Luther football team. He stresses the importance of learning intangible skills through football.

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