Lutheran Studies at Pacific Lutheran University
PLU has been a lively center for the study of Lutheran higher education and the global Lutheran tradition since its beginnings in 1890. Distinguished lecturers, undergraduate courses in history, music, scripture, theology, and the visual arts, study away classes in Germany, Namibia, and Norway, campus ministry workshops, faith and reason dialogues,
faculty publications and public presentations, musical performances, seminars on vocation, summer theological institutes, and an excellent collection of Lutheran works in the library mark PLU as a place where the study of this reforming movement continues to flourish.
While the Lutheran movement began in Germany and then spread quickly to Scandinavia during the 16th century, Lutheran schools were established throughout most of the world by the end of the 19th century thus creating a global educational presence.