Category: Theology


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
Kirsi Stjerna "Theological Themes" October 2005

Four “Theological Themes” Entries

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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "Ilmestysten äärellä [By the Revelations.]" In Reseptio (Kirkon ulkomaanasiain keskuksen teologisten asiain tiedotuslehti). vol. 2, 1995

An article reflecting on the theology of Birgitta of Sweden. (in Finnish)