Category: Theology

Theology filtered by type: Journal Articles

Kirsi Stjerna "Eevan luomisen mysteeri Augustinuksen silmin [The Mystery of Eve’s Creation in the Eyes of Augustine]" In Teologinen Aikakauskirja [Theological Journal]. vol. 6, 1995 : 524-530

An article on the creation and purpose and nature of Eve in the thought of Augustine of Hippo. (in Finnish)

Kirsi Stjerna "Birgitta of Sweden and the Divine Mysteries of Motherhood" In Medieval Feminist Newsletter. vol. 20, 1997 : 33-37

An article on Birgitt’s theology of Mary and theological reflection on the redemptive function of motherhood.

Kirsi Stjerna "Finnish Sleep-Preachers: An Example of Women‘s Spiritual Power" 5 In Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative And Emergent Religions. vol. 1, 2001 : 102-120

An article analyzing the phenomenon of sleep-preaching and introducing Helena Konttinen.

Kirsi Stjerna "The Unbearable Lightness of Teaching Luther and the Confessions" Spring In Seminary Ridge Review. 2002 : 15-27

An article on the challenges and promises of teaching Luther and the Lutheran confessional texts in a seminary setting.

Kirsi Stjerna "Spiritual Models of Medieval Mystics Today: Rethinking the Legacy of St. Birgitta of Sweden" In Studies in Spirituality. vol. 12, 2002 : 126-140
Kirsi Stjerna "Re-thinking Lutheran Spirituality" In The Sewanee Theological Journal. December 2002 : 29-47

Reflections on the roots and possibilities of spirituality “with” Luther.

Kirsi Stjerna "Grief, Glory and Grace: Insights on Eve and Tamar in Luther‘s Genesis Commentary" Spring In Seminary Ridge Review. vol. 6, no. 2, 2004 : 19-35

Article based on a public lecture, on Luther’s radical read on the matriarchs and their theological role.

Kirsi Stjerna "Theological Themes" October 2005

Four “Theological Themes” Entries

Kirsi Stjerna "Evaluation of Jari Jolkkonen‘s Ph.D. dissertation, “Uskon ja Rakkauden Sakramentt” [The Sacrament of Faith and Love], for the University of Helsinki" Fall In Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 2005
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda "Economic Justice, Ecological Degradation, and Militarization in the Global Economy: Moral and Theological Responses" In Journal of Political Theology. vol. 10, no. 4, 2009 : 685-716