Jason Lepojärvi

  • Finland


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Description of research and teaching

Updated January 2015:

PhD dissertation to be defended in early 2015: God is love but love is not God: Studies on C. S. Lewis's theology of love

Current Positions

  • Junior Research Fellow, St Benet’s Hall, Oxford University (1.1.2014–)
  • Member of Finnish Graduate School of Theology (1.1.2010–31.12.2013)

Previous Positions

  • Visiting DPhil Candidate, Oriel College, Department of Theology, Oxford University (1.10.2012–15.6.2013)
  • President of the Oxford University C. S. Lewis Society (1.11.2012–15.6.2013)


  • The History and Doctrine of the Reformation, Oxford University (2015)
  • The Theological Imagination of C. S. Lewis, Oxford University (several times: 2014–2015)
  • C. S. Lewis and the Theology of Love, Abilene University, Oxford branch (3 times: 2014–2015)
  • Introduction to Ethics and Philosophy (small groups), University of Helsinki (3 times: 2009–2012)
  • C. S. Lewis and Theology of Love, University of Helsinki (3 times: 2010–2013)
  • The Oxford Movement and Beyond (and online-course together with Dr. Ian Ker on the thought of modern British religious intellectuals), The International University of Rioja (UNIR), Spain (2013)
  • Seminar assistant for Prof. Werner Jeanrond, Systematic Theology, Oxford University (2014–)
  • Seminar assistant for Dr. Olli-Pekka Vainio, Systematic Theology, University of Helsinki (2011)
  • Seminar assistant for Prof. Risto Saarinen, Ecumenical Theology, University of Helsinki (2012–2013)


  • Karl Schlecht Award, University of Heidelberg (2013)

Master thesis

  • "Imago Dei and the Body: Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body" (2008) received a laudatur. A populalized version of it was published in Finnish "Ruumis Jumalan kuvana" (2012). 

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • love
  • theology of the body
  • Roman Catholic theology
  • theology of love
  • agape
  • eros
  • 611 Philosophy
  • philosophy of love
  • love
  • eudaimonia
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