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Dr. Linda Thomas: Pioneering Transformative Leadership in Theological Education

Dr. Linda Thomas: Pioneering Transformative Leadership in Theological Education Dr. Linda Thomas stands as a luminary figure in the ever-evolving landscape of theological education. Her transformative leadership at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) continues to reshape the narrative through diversity, equity, justice, inclusion and intersectionality. Dr. Thomas has recently been appointed Interim […]

Linda Thomas: called to LSTC for such a time as this

Linda Thomas: called to LSTC for such a time as this “Theological intersectionality is my ground of being,” says Linda E. Thomas, professor of Theology and Anthropology. Drawing from multiple fields of expertise, Thomas uses insights from research and experience in fields of anthropology, history and theology in her work and scholarship. “My goal is […]

Linda E. Thomas

Linda E. Thomas Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs; Professor of Theology and Anthropology; Director, Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies 773.256.0778lthomas@lstc.edu AREAS OF EXPERTISE EDUCATION Biography Dr. Linda E. Thomas is full professor of theology and anthropology and director, Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero […]

Dr. Linda E. Thomas’ reflections on renamed Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies

Dr. Linda E. Thomas’ reflections on renamed Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies February 28, 2022 The name change from The Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. Multicultural Center to The Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies addresses the need for LSTC and theological schools […]

Linda E. Thomas appointed director of LSTC’s Pero Multicultural Center

Linda E. Thomas appointed director of LSTC’s Pero Multicultural Center March 9, 2021 Linda E. Thomas, professor of theology and anthropology, has been appointed director of the Albert “Pete” Pero Jr. Multicultural Center at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC), starting January 1, 2022. Thomas will bring to the Pero Center a new […]

Board of Directors Meeting for Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Highlights Strategic Direction and New Initiatives

Board of Directors Meeting for Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Highlights Strategic Direction and New Initiatives The May 2024 board of directors meeting underscored LSTC’s commitment to strategic growth, addressing current challenges, and enhancing its educational offerings through innovative initiatives. This meeting, which took place from May 19-21, opened with a call-to-order by Greg […]

LSTC Class of 2024 Launches Fundraising Campaign for Pero Center

LSTC Class of 2024 Launches Fundraising Campaign for Pero Center As the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2024, the community is invited to participate in a special initiative to support future students. The graduates have launched a fundraising campaign to benefit the Rev. Dr. Albert ‘Pete’ […]

Martha Ambarangu – LSTC Graduate Spotlight 2024

LSTC Graduate Spotlight 2024 Martha Ambarangu she/her/hersMaster of Theology What is your favorite memory of your time at LSTC?  I will continue with my PhD program at LSTC. What was the most meaningful class you took? Learning about the theological context for the emergence of womanist theology with Dr. Linda Thomas, which furthered my understanding […]

Laura Frost – LSTC Graduate Spotlight 2024

LSTC Graduate Spotlight 2024 Laura Frost she/herMaster of Divinity What is your favorite memory of your time at LSTC? In January 2020, before my coursework even started, I received such a pastoral welcome to LSTC from Dr. Kadi Billman. As head of the M.Div. program, she didn’t just ask to meet with me personally, but […]

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