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Mika Vähäkangas, professor

  • Finland

19982019
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Personal profile

External positions

professor in mission studies and ecumenics, Lunds universitet

1 Aug 2009 → …

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology

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

Publications 2006 2019

Faith in African Lived Christianity: Bridging Anthropological and Theological Perspectives

Vähäkangas, M. (ed.) & Lauterbach, K. (ed.), 28 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) Leiden: Brill .

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Finland

Vähäkangas, M., Komulainen, J. & Ketola, K. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) World Christian Encyclopedia: 3rd edition. Zurlo, G. (ed.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia / dictionaryScientific

From confessionalism to ecumenism? Scandinavia and Finland

Vähäkangas, M. & Jarlert, A., 2019, (Submitted) A History of Desire of Christian Unity. Melloni, A. (ed.).

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

How to Respect the Religious Quasi-Other? Methodological Considerations on Studying the Kimbanguist Doctrine of Incarnation

Vähäkangas, M., 28 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) Faith in African Lived Christianity: Bridging Anthropological and Theological Perspectives. Vähäkangas, M. & Lauterbach, K. (eds.). Leiden: Brill

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

Orthodoxy, Heresy, and Ecumenism: The Kimbanguist Church as a Test-Case for the World Council of Churches

Vähäkangas, M., 2019, (Submitted) Ecumenism is not a Heresy. Munteanu, D. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Projects 1998 2016

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

Gospel and Cultures - A research project of the Academy of Finland

Ruokanen, M., Kurtén, T., Hurskainen, A., Vasko, T., Huang, P., Ahonen, R., Schreiter, R. J., Walls, A. F., Jongeneel, J. A. B., Brandt, H., Nayak, A., Lande, A., Thelle, N. R., Olsen, J. H., Strandenaes, T., Komulainen, J., Ahonen, T. T., Vähäkangas, M., Vikström, B., Ylänkö, M., Kainulainen, P., Raunu, J. & Antola, M.

01/01/199831/12/2000

Project: Research project

Activities 2004 2010

  • 3 Membership or other role in national/international committee, council, board
  • 2 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 2 Membership or other role in research network
  • 1 Membership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Standing Committee of Societas Oecumenica (External organisation)

Mika Vähäkangas (Member)
2010 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Nordic Institute for Missiological and Ecumenical Research (External organisation)

Mika Vähäkangas (Chair)
2009 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

African Association for the Study of Religion (External organisation)

Mika Vähäkangas (Member)
2008 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Supervision of Doctoral thesis

Mika Vähäkangas (Supervisor)
2008 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

International Association for Mission Studies (External organisation)

Mika Vähäkangas (Chair)
2008 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network