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Luther Seminary Lecture

2017 REFORMATION FESTIVAL
“The Viral Reformer and the Virtual Body of Christ”
Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota

October 27, 2017

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St. Olaf Guest Lecture

ALWAYS REFORMING SERIES
“Commemorating Luther in an Age of Trump: A Feminist Proposal”

St. Olaf College
Northfield, Minnesota

October 19, 2017

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University of Victoria

“Martin Luther and the Ambiguity of Reform”
University of Victoria, British Columbia

28 September 2017

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National Catholic Reporter

In this episode, NCR contributor Julie Bourbon explains kriya yoga and the Assisi Institute’s inaugural kriya yoga conference. Then, a conversation with theologian Deanna Thompson on her book The Virtual Body of Christ in a Suffering World. Deanna talks about how a journey through illness led her to embrace her digital connections as a vital example of the body of Christ. (Starts at 12 minute mark.)

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2017 Faculty of the Year Acceptance

See Deanna virtually accepting the 2017 Faculty of the Year award
from Hamline Alumni.

Hamline University
Saint Paul, Minnesota

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“Living Beyond Cancer” on TPT

 
Deanna and her family and were featured on 
local public television affiliate’s (TPT) companion piece to “The Emperor of All Maladies,” the new Ken Burns documentary on the history of cancer based on the book of the same name. The TPT feature is called “Living Beyond Cancer,” looking at five local people who live with–and sometimes beyond–cancer. It first aired Monday, March 30, evening after the Ken Burns documentary.

You can see the entire episode embedded to the right.
(Deanna’s story begins at minute 33.40.)

 

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The Story of “Hoping for More”

The video was created for Hope Lutheran Church in West Des Moines by videographer Ryan Buck to tell the story of “Hoping for More.”

It was initially created for a summer 2013 sermon series called “Since You Asked” for a sermon on “What do you do when a Friend Has Cancer?” The video is in four segments and closely follows the book.     

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