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Joona Salminen

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20062019
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Curriculum vitae

I am an expert in early Christian asceticism I have edited several books on various fields of both philosophical and theological interest (Reformation, ethics, worship, multiculturalism, teachings of Jesus) and published both scientific and popular articles. Previously I have worked, among other things, as a planning officer responsible for practical internships in the Faculty of theology (UH). I am also ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland. Currently (since January 2014) I have been working in the Centre of Excellence Reason and Religious Recognition funded by the Academy of Finland and lead by professor Risto Saarinen.

Main fields of interest: Early Christianity, asceticism, ancient philosophy.

Education

2010 Master of Theology, University of Helsinki
2008 Bachelor of Theology, University of Helsinki
2004 Matriculation Examination, Lyceum Classicum Tamperense

Academic work experience

2013- Doctoral student, CoE Reason and Religious Recognition, Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki
2012-13 Part-time coordinator for CoE application, Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki
2012 Doctoral student (external funding), Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki
2010-12 Planning officer, Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki
2010 Project Coordinator of portal Teologia.fi, Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki
2006- Secretary responsible for symposia, publishing and administration, Finnish Theological Literature Society (STKS)

 

Keywords

  • 614 Theology
  • 611 Philosophy

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2006 2018

The City of God and the Place of Demons: City Life and Demonology in Early Christianity

Salminen, J. T., 2016, Spaces in Late Antiquity: Cultural, Theological and Archaeological Perspectives. Day, J., Hakola, R., Kahlos, M. & Tervahauta, U. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, p. 106-117 12 p.

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

Asceticism and Early Christian Lifestyle

Salminen, J. T., Mar 2017, Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Open Access

Miten Suomi uskoo: Suomalaisen Teologisen Kirjallisuusseuran symposiumissa marraskuussa 2015 pidetyt esitelmät

Salminen, J. T. (ed.), Dec 2016, Helsinki: Suomalainen teologinen kirjallisuusseura. 176 p. (Suomalaisen Teologisen Kirjallisuusseuran julkaisuja; no. 284)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Neitsyt Maria kirkon kuvana Faith and Order -asiakirjassa The Church

Salminen, J., 15 Sep 2014, In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 119, 4, p. 359-363 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Aava: lukion uskonto. 5, Avaa näkymiä tieteeseen, taiteeseen ja populaarikulttuuriin

Hjelm, T., Immonen, V., Kavonius, M., Pankka, I-M. & Salminen, J., 2018, Helsinki: Edukustannus. 181 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Projects 2014 2019

Prizes

Teologisen tiedekunnan kannustinpalkinto

Joona Salminen (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2006 2017

The North American Patristics Society

Joona Salminen (Attendee)
25 May 201727 May 2017

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

NAPS Annual Meeting

Joona Salminen (Speaker: Presenter)
26 May 201628 May 2016

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

XVII. International Conference on Patristic Studies

Joona Salminen (Speaker: Presenter)
10 Aug 201514 Aug 2015

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

The 13th International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa

Joona Salminen (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Jun 201420 Jun 2014

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

NAPS Annual Meeting

Joona Salminen (Speaker: Presenter)
22 May 201424 May 2014

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

Press / Media

Avioliitto puhutti myös varhaiskristittyjä

Joona Salminen

12/08/2014

1 media contribution

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Ilon kaava: kasvata Hengen hedelmiä

Joona Salminen

05/12/2015

1 media contribution

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Yhteisissä tiloissa

Joona Salminen

01/09/2013

1 media contribution

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Finna tutkijan näkökulmasta

Joona Salminen

01/02/2013

1 media contribution

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