Seminary Explores podcast celebrates the life and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Richard Stewart

February 13, 2023

This is a program of remembrance of the late Rev. Dr. Richard Stewart of United Lutheran Seminary. Three colleagues and friends of Dr. Richard Stewart share their memories of him. Listen now.

Dr. Joseph Donnella emphasizes Stewart’s work on making connections among people, groups and churches. He highlighted the collegiality he experienced with Stewart when they both were serving parishes in St. Croix.

For Mark Staples, his conversations with Stewart were important of him. Stewart’s work on African American history and the Lutheran Church was a labor of love.

Dr. Charles Leonard focused on Stewart’s global interests. He and Stewart co-led trips to Africa with seminarians. Leonard also reflected on Stewart’s interest in making sure that the contributions of Blacks in the Lutheran church were not omitted as demonstrated in his digital interviews of Black rostered leaders.

Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy Richard Stewart.

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