About this Event
4201 North Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203
Join us in-person or virtually for Coffee & Conversation at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. Each month will feature a different faculty member. Have a closer look at our professors and the rich and varied backgrounds they bring to LTSS.
Attend in Person
If joining us in person, please register to attend. We will gather informally in the Price House Living Room for fellowship, followed by a 30-minute faculty chat. Registration is required to get a headcount for refreshments.
Attend Virtually Via Zoom
If joining us virtually, please also register through Zoom so you can add the event to your calendar and receive an event reminder.
The Rev. Dr. Justin Nickel is an assistant professor of Lutheran studies. He teaches courses in theology, Lutheran confessions and Lutheran theology and ecclesiology. Nickel joined the faculty of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 2020 as the first Baxter and Frances Weant Chair in Lutheran studies.
He was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2010 and served congregations in Colorado and Pennsylvania. Nickel’s research and teaching interests focus on Lutheran theology in its confessional, constructive and moral forms. He has a particular focus on bringing Lutheran theology to bear on contemporary ecclesiastical and social problems.
Nickel’s work is featured in Studies in Christian Ethics, The Journal for the Society of Christian Ethics and Lutheran Forum. In 2020, he published a book, The Work of Faith: Divine Grace and Human Agency in Martin Luther's Preaching.