Welcome & Opening remarks: Naked and Unashamed: Sex, Shame and Faith in the Lutheran Tradition

Dr. Marit Trelstad, University Chair of Lutheran Studies (first 16 minutes) and

“Faith, Sexism, and Justice: The 2019 ELCA Social Statement”

  • Dr. Mary Streufert, Justice for Women Division, Bishop’s Office of the ELCA, Chicago, IL
  • Dr. Mary Lowe, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN

Panel: Why Sex? Engaging religion and spirituality with the Why’s and What For’s of sex

Facilitator: Rev. Jen Rude, Campus Ministry at PLU

  • Rabbi Bruce Kadden, PLU faculty, Rabbi at Temple Beth El, Tacoma
  • Dr. Joanna Gregson, Provost
  • Mark Hernandez ’20, student
  • Christa Slater ’20, student

“Gender, Sexuality, and the Construction of American Christianity: A Brief History

Dr. Seth Dowland, Religion Department, Pacific Lutheran University