Category: Church History and Historical Theology

Church History and Historical Theology filtered by type: Book Chapters

Kirsi Stjerna "Onko jumalaa isän jumalankin takana. Naistutkimuksen kysymyksiä jumalakuvasta [Is There God Beyond God the Father: Feminist Scholarship’s Questions on Images of God]" In Jumalakuvakirja [Book on Images of God]. eds. Risto Uro and R. Saarinen. Tampere: Suomen Kirkon Tutkimuskeskus 1989 : 93-113

Article introducing feminist critique of traditional God-language.

Kirsi Stjerna "La teologia dell’amore in S. Brigida [St. Bridget’s Theology of Love]" In Santa Brigida profeta dei tempi nuovi [Saint Bridget,Prophetess of New Ages]. ed. Tekla Famiglietti. Roma: Casa Generalizia Suore Santa Brigida 1993 : 555-563
Kirsi Stjerna "Medieval Women‘s Stories: Stories for Women Today" In Women Christian Mystics Speak to Our Times,. ed. David Perrin. London : Sheed & Ward 2001 : 37-52

Study of Birgitta of Sweden and Julian of Norwich.

Kirsi Stjerna "Katie Luther: A Mirror to the Promises and Failures of the Reformation" In Caritas et Reformatio: Essays on Church and Society In Honor of Carter Lindberg. ed. David Whitford. St. Louis: Concordia Press 2002 : 27-39

An article interpreting the life and contribution of Katharina Luther.

Kirsi Stjerna "Teaching Spirituality with Medieval Mystics and Luther" In Spirituality: Towards a 21st Century Lutheran Understanding. eds. Stjerna, Kirsi, and Brooks Schramm. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press 2004 : 163-172

A case study: what is “spiritual” – implicitly or explicitly – about teaching these subjects.

Kirsi Stjerna "Luther, Lutherans and Spirituality" In Spirituality: Towards a 21st Century Lutheran Understanding. eds. Stjerna, Kirsi, and Brooks Schramm. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press 2004 : 32-49

An article reflecting on spirituality based on Luther‘s theology and experience.

Kirsi Stjerna "Introduction" eds. Stjerna, Kirsi, and Brooks Schramm. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press 2004 : 5-12

Laying out the task for the book/writers in search for a shared language and interests in the territory called “spirituality.”

Kirsi Stjerna "Editor‘s Foreword, Editor‘s Introduction, Bibliography" In Christ Present in Faith: Luther’s View of Justification. ed. Stjerna, Kirsi. trans. Stjerna, Kirsi Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2005
Kirsi Stjerna "Ruumillinen hengellisyys. Naisnäkökulmaa reformaation spiritualiteettiin ja ja teologiaan [Bodily Spirituality. Feminist Perspectives on the Reformation Spirituality and Theology.]" In Näen Jumalan toisin. Kristinuskon feministisiä tulkintoja [I See God Other Ways. Feminist Interpretations of Christian Faith]. eds. Pauliina Kainulainen and Aulikki Mäkinen. Kirjapaja: OY 2006

An article interpreting the changes in women‘s spirituality during the Reformation and women‘s theological contributions in what ensued.

Kirsi Stjerna "Models of Interpretation: Psalm 51 in the Hands of Katharina Schütz Zell and Martin Luther" In Oppi ja Maailmankuva. Professori Eeva Martikaisen 60-vuotisjuhlakirja. ed. Tomi Karttunen. Helsinki:: Suomalainen Teologinen Kirjallisuusseura 2009 : 37-52

An article comparing Katharina Zell‘s and Luther‘s interpretation and use and theological emphasis with Psalm 51.