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  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

1978 …2022
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

*Professor of Dogmatics (Systematic Theology), University of Helsinki, since 1 September, 1993.
*Guest Professor, Renmin University of China (Beijing), since 10 January, 2003.
*Advisory Professor, Fudan University (Shanghai), since 8 January, 2004.
*Visiting Professor, Nanjing Union Theological Seminary, since 1 September, 2004.

My research and teaching focus on doctrinal systematic theology (dogmatics), Biblical hermeneutics and theology, theology of worship, contextual and global theology, Chinese theology, and interreligious dialogue.

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology

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

Publications 1978 2019

Asian Christianities: History, Theology, Practice by Phan, Peter C. [Book review]

Ruokanen, M., 16 Aug 2019, In : Modern Theology. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientificpeer-review

Sanan aika: Kirkkovuosi 2018-2019: Raamattua vuoden jokaiselle päivälle

Ruokanen, M. M., Luoma, T. & Kaskinen, A-M., 15 Sep 2018, Helsinki: Kirjapaja. 144 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookGeneral public

The Impact of Christian Charity or Diaconia on the Development of the Welfare State: Eliminating Poverty in Finland

Ruokanen, M. M., 2018, Toward a Shared Sustainable Future: The Role of Religion, Values and Ethics. Xinping, Z., Zhonghui, Q., Wickeri, P. L. & Carino, T. (eds.). Hong Kong: The Amity Foundation, p. 137-144 8 p.

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

Vallanhimo on saatanasta: Augustinuksen dynaaminen malli yhteiskunnasta tuo realismia näkemykseen politiikasta

Ruokanen, M. M., 22 Mar 2018, In : Kotimaa.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Aloitteen teologisissa perusteluissa on ongelma

Ruokanen, M. M., Forsberg, K. J. & Raunio, A. A. J., 9 Mar 2017, In : Kotimaa.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Projects 1998 2022

The Impact of Religion on Chinese Social Life

Ruokanen, M. & Sakaranaho, T.

01/01/201931/12/2022

Project: Research project

Interreligious Engagement in China - The second part of the project

Ruokanen, M., Zhuo, X., Zhang, Z., Wang, X., Yang, H., Ford, D., Oechs, P., Huang, P., Adams, N., You, B., Li, H., Hirvonen, H., Komulainen, J., Illman, R., Kuokkanen, A., Zhao, F., Zhang, J., Yuan, C., Haj Kerim, A., Zhao, J., Lin, M., Wang, Y., Zheng, X. & Gao, Z.

01/03/2016 → …

Project: Research project

Interreligious Engagement in China - The first part of the project: Scriptural Reasoning in China

Ruokanen, M., You, B., Li, H. & Gao, Z.

01/12/201430/09/2015

Project: Research project

Interreligious Dialogue Promoting Cross-Cultural Communication (RELDIAL)

Ruokanen, M., Sakaranaho, T., Hämeen-Anttila, J., Vähäkangas, M., Rusama, J., Komulainen, J., Martikainen, T., Hasu, P., Groop, K., Huang, P., Visala, A., Jukko, R., Hirvonen, H., Chen, X., Hukari, A., Kuokkanen, A., Chen, Y., Kyllönen, K., Portaankorva, J., Pakkala, M., Kojonen, E., Huhtanen, T., Kuismanen, R., Haapiainen, T., Pöntinen, M., Antola, M., Helle, J., Kärkkäinen, V., Ruppell, G., Ahonen, R. & Vasko, T.

24/02/201131/12/2016

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Christianity in the Asian Religious Context - A research project of the Academy of Finland

Ruokanen, M., Kvist, H., Soikkanen, T., Zhuo, X., Yang, H., Bamo, A., Jathanna, O. V., Wickeri, P. L., Aagaard, J., Jongeneel, J. A. B., Ruppell, G., Huang, P., Hirvonen, H., Komulainen, J., Antola, M. & Dahlbacka, I.

01/01/200131/12/2003

Project: Research project

Activities 1990 2018

Munkkiniemen lukio

Miikka Ruokanen (Speaker: Presenter)
25 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Brill (Publisher)

Miikka Ruokanen (Reviewer)
1 Jan 201812 Dec 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of series

Member of doctoral thesis committee and custos of public defense: Raimo Kuismanen

Miikka Ruokanen (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
28 Apr 2018

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Public Speech: Sermon in the Church of the Nanjing Union Theological Seminary

Miikka Ruokanen (Speaker: Presenter)
19 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Nanjing Union Theological Seminary

Miikka Ruokanen (Visiting lecturer)
3 May 201810 May 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution