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  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

1989 …2020

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Dean, Faculty of Theology, UH (2014-7)

Professor of New Testament Studies (2008-)

Doctor of Theology, Faculty of Theology, UH (1994)

Project Researcher (1994-5); Research Fellow of the Academy of Finland (1995-2003, 2007-8); Acting Professor of New Testament Studies, Faculty of Theology, UH (2003-7); vice-dean (education, 2010-3).

Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

The 1995 Dissertation Prize of the University of Helsinki

Teacher of the Year 2007, The Faculty Association for Theology Students (TYT)

Description of research and teaching

Research interests: Johannine literature; early Christian gospels; Gnosticism

Leader of the research team Christianity, Judaism and Greco-Roman Thought (one of the three teams comprising the Centre of Excellence in Reason and Religious Recognition Research, director: Professor Risto Saarinen, Faculty of Theology, UH, 2014-9)

Leader of the research project Gnosticism and the Formation of Christianity, 2007-11, funded by the Academy of Finland (EUR200000, 2007-9) and University of Helsinki (2 x 4 yrs fulltime research posts for doctoral students, 2007-11)

Courses taught: introduction to the New Testament; introduction to New Testament theology; New Testament doctoral colloquium; introductory Coptic; lectures and seminars on Gnosticism; martyrdom; apostles; the Gospel of John; the Epistles of John; the Book of Revelation; the Gospel of Thomas.

Supervised doctoral theses (completed): Raimo Hakola (2003, published 2005); Randar Tasmuth (2004); Tuomas Rasimus (2006, published 2009); Minna Heimola (2010, published 2011); Päivi Vähäkangas (2012)

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology

Publications

Gnosticism and “the Gnostics”

Dunderberg, I., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Jesus, the New Testament, and Christian Origins: Perspectives, Methods, Meanings. Mitternacht, D. & Runesson, A. (eds.). Eerdmans, p. 438-449

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Candida R. Moss. Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity [Kirja-arvostelu/Book Review]

Dunderberg, I., 2019, In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 124, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Open Access
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Dissidents and God-Talk in the Johannine Epistles

Dunderberg, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) TBA (FS Peter Lampe). Eisen, U. E. & Mader, H. (eds.). 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

File

From Conflict to Recognition: Rethinking a Scholarly Paradigm in the Study of Christian Origins

Dunderberg, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Tolerance and Recognition in Early Judaism and Christianity (working title). Lehtipuu, O. (ed.). Amsterdam University Press, 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Paul and Valentinian Morality

Dunderberg, I., 2019, Valentinianism: New Studies. Thomassen, E. & Markschies, C. (eds.). Leiden: Brill , p. 434-456 23 p. (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies; no. 96).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

File

Projects

Teologisen alan koulutus- ja osaamistarpeen ennakointi

Buchert, M., Sainio, J., Salomaa, H., Tuominen, V., Dunderberg, I., Vänttinen, M., Lindfelt, M., Kopperi, K. & Saurama, A.

01/01/201531/08/2016

Project: Research project

Centre of Excellence in Reason and Religious Recognition Research

Saarinen, R., Mäkinen, V., Dunderberg, I., Pihlström, S., Kukkonen, T., Appelqvist, H., Haara, H., Hakola, R., Heimola, M., Hellqvist, E., Hietamäki, M., Huttunen, N., Kahlos, M., Koskinen, H. J., Kaukua, J., Lehtipuu, O., Luomanen, P., Mattila, J., McKeown, P. I., Koistinen, T., Kovalainen, H., Kärkkäinen, P., Miroshnikov, I., Moisio, O., Paakkinen, I., Palmén, R., Riggs, T., Ruotsala, A., Salminen, J., Savonius-Wroth, S., Toivanen, J., Rafael, A., Tuominen, M., Visala, A., Tervahauta-Helin, U. K., Pöykkö, P., Yli-Karjanmaa, S., Faucher, N., Toiviainen, S., Posti, M., Rauhala, M., Alanko, V., Launonen, L. & Gehlin, S.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/01/201431/12/2019

Project: Research project

Activities

Yale Divinity School, Yale University

Ismo Dunderberg (Visiting researcher)

Jan 2019Jun 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Response to Maijastina Kahlos and Ilkka Lindstedt

Ismo Dunderberg (Speaker)

12 Mar 201813 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

SBL International Meeting / EABS Annual Meeting

Ismo Dunderberg (Attendee)

2018 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Response to Mark Goodacre, "Hypostasis of the Archons and Re-imagining Genesis"

Ismo Dunderberg (Speaker)

28 Sep 2018 → …

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Panelist in radio programme Horisontti

Ismo Dunderberg

09/11/2014

1 Media contribution

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Radio-ohjelma: YLE1

Ismo Dunderberg

22/08/2005

1 Media contribution

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Radio-ohjelma: YLE1

Ismo Dunderberg

15/08/2005

1 Media contribution

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Radio-ohjelma: YLE1

Ismo Dunderberg

13/06/2005

1 Media contribution

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Radio-ohjelma: YLE1 Tieteen viikko

Ismo Dunderberg

20/04/2005

1 Media contribution

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