Develops a theology of thinking about death through hymnody, to enable a full life in Christ in life and at death. Evaluates entries in Lutheran hymnals in shaping and nurturing a Christian’s thoughts about death, and in sharing, proclaiming, and strengthening one’s faith. Illustrates with hymns that do an appropriate or lesser job in addressing issues of a Christian’s death.
This is an op-ed piece arguing for a critical traditionalist hermeneutic that avoids both literalism and liberalism in reading the biblical texts most frequently used to condemn homosexuality.
This article addresses the challenge of hoping for more—both in this life and the next—while facing a stage IV cancer diagnosis.
These articles represent attempts to think theologically about living with stage IV cancer.
This article recounts my journey of becoming a Lutheran feminist theologian. Drawing on insights from both Lutheran and feminist traditions, I propose a shift in Christian vocation imagery from that of servant to friend, arguing that the call to friendship includes subverting global structures of domination. I end with an invitation to join the expanding conversation about how Lutheran and feminist frameworks address the needs of our contemporary world.
An article discussing the importance of feminist perspectives in theological work. (in Finnish)
An article re-evaluating the significance of Birgitta of Sweden as a 14th century female mystic, a church leader and a visionary theologian. (in Finnish)
A column making the case for the urgent contribution of feminist theology in the church. (in Finnish)
An article discussing the opportunities with studying theology in USA. (in Finnish)
An article reflecting on the theology of Birgitta of Sweden. (in Finnish)