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  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

1988 …2018
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Publications 1988 2018

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Cognitive and Evolutionary Approaches to Ancient Rituals: Reflections on Recent Theories and Their Relevance for the Historian of Religion

Uro, R., 2011, Mystery and Secrecy in the Nag Hammadi Collection and Other Ancient Literature: Ideas and Practices. Turner, J. D., Bull, C. H. & Lied, L. I. (eds.). Brill , p. 487-510 (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies; vol. 76).

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Explaining early Christian asceticism: methodological considerations

Uro, R., 2005, Lux humana, Lux aeterna. Helsinki, Göttingen: Finnish Exegetical Society Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, p. 458-474 17 p. (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja).

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Explaining Radical Family Ethos in the Synoptic Gospels: From Functionalist Accounts to Cognitive Theorizing

Uro, R., 2012, Voces Clamantium in Deserto: Essays in Honor of Kari Syreeni. Back, S-O. & Kankaanniemi, M. (eds.). Åbo: Åbo Akademi, p. 351-376 26 p. (Studier i exegetik och judaistik ava Teologiska fakulteten vid Åbo Akademi; vol. 11).

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From corpse impurity to relic veneration: new light from cognitive and psychologial studies

Uro, R., 2013, Mind, morality and magic: Cognitive science approaches in biblical studies. Czachesz, I. & Uro, R. (eds.). Durham: Acumen, p. 180-196 17 p. (BibleWorld).

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Gnostic rituals from a cognitive perspective

Uro, R., 2007, Explaining Christian origins and early Judaism. Leiden: Brill , p. 115-137 23 p. (Biblical interpretation series; vol. 89).

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Introduction: Ritual in the Study of Early Christianity

Uro, R. I., 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual. Uro, R., Day, J., DeMaris, R. & Roitto, R. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 3-17 15 p.

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Introduction: social and cognitive perspectives in the study of Christian origins and early Judaism

Luomanen, P., Pyysiäinen, I. & Uro, R., 2007, Explaining Christian origins and early Judaism. Leiden: Brill , p. 1-33 33 p. (Biblical interpretation series; vol. 89).

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Jeesus parantajana: Rituaalitutkimuksen näkökulma

Translated title of the contribution: Jesus as a healer: A ritual perspectiveUro, R., 2016, Raamattu ja magia. Valkama, K., von Weissenberg, H. & Nikki, N. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, p. 220-237 (Suomen Eksegeettisen Seuran julkaisuja; vol. 110).

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Johannes Kastaja rituaalitutkimuksen valossa

Translated title of the contribution: John the Baptist in light of ritual theoryUro, R., 2013, Johdatus sosiaalitieteelliseen raamatuntutkimukseen. Luomanen, P., Jokiranta, J. & lehtipuu, O. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, p. 393-409 (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; no. 105).

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Johdatus sosiaalitieteelliseen raamatuntutkimukseen

Uro, R., 2009, EMO: Eksegeettisten menetelmien oppimisympäristö. Luomanen, P., Latvus, K., Jokiranta, J. & von Weissenberg, H. (eds.). Helsingin yliopiston eksegetiikan laitos

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Kieltäytymisen lumo: seksuaalinen asketismi varhaiskristillisyydessä

Uro, R., 2006, Taivaallista seksiä. Helsinki: Tammi, p. 60-80 21 p.

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Rituaalinen näkökulma kristinuskon syntyyn

Uro, R., 2009, Jumalanpalveluselämä muutoksessa. Salminen, J. (ed.). Suomalainen teologinen kirjallisuusseura, p. 10-35 (Suomalaisen teologisen kirjallisuusseuran julkaisuja; no. 263).

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Rituaalitutkimus

Translated title of the contribution: Ritual StudiesUro, R., 2013, Johdatus sosiaalitieteelliseen raamatuntutkimukseen. Luomanen, P., Jokiranta, J. & Lehtipuu, O. (eds.). Suomen eksegeettinen seura, p. 122-136 (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; no. 105).

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Ritual and Christian Origins

Uro, R., 2010, Understanding the Social World of the New Testament. Neufeld, D. & DeMaris, R. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 220-232

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Ritual and the Rise of Early Christian Movement

Uro, R. I., 2017, Early Christian World. Esler, P. F. (ed.). Second Edition ed. Abingdon: Routledge, p. 427- 441 15 p.

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Sacred marriages or the divine-human sexual metaphor: introducing the project

Nissinen, M. & Uro, R., 2008, Sacred marriages: the divine-human sexual metaphor from Sumer to early Christianity. Nissinen, M. & Uro, R. (eds.). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, p. 1-6 6 p.

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The Bridal Chamber and Other Mysteries: Ritual System and Ritual Transmission in the Valentinian Movement

Uro, R., 2008, Sacred Marriages: The Divine-Human Sexual Metaphor from Sumer to Early Christianity. Winona lake: Eisenbrauns, p. 457-486

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The cognitive science of religion: A new alternative in biblical studies

Uro, R. & Czachesz, I., 2013, Mind, morality and magic: Cognitive science approaches in biblical studies. Acumen, p. 1-14

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The cognitive science of religion: a new alternative in biblical studies

Czachesz, I. & Uro, R., 2013, Mind, Morality, and Magic: Cognitive Science Approaches in Biblical Studies. Czachesz, I. & Uro, R. (eds.). Durham: Acumen, p. 1-14 14 p.

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The interface of ritual and writing in the transmission of early Christian traditions

Uro, R., 2013, Mind, morality and magic: Cognitive science approaches in biblical studies. Czachesz, I. & Uro, R. (eds.). Durham: Acumen, p. 62-76 15 p. (BibleWorld).

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The social world of the Gospel of Thomas

Uro, R., 2006, Thomasine traditions in antiquity: The Social and Cultural World of the Gospel of Thomas. Leiden: Brill , p. 19-38 20 p. (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies; vol. 59).

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Towards a Cognitive History of Early Christian Rituals

Uro, R., 2011, Changing Minds: Religion and Cognition through Ages. Czachesz, I. & Bíró, T. (eds.). Leuven: Peeters, p. 223-235 (Groningen Studies in Cultural Change; no. 42).

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Tuomas Kilvoittelijan kirja (NHK II, 7): Käännös ja selitykset

Dunderberg, I., Marjanen, A. & Uro, R., 2001, Nag Hammadin kätketty viisaus. Dunderberg, I. & Marjanen, A. (eds.). Helsinki: WSOY, p. 325-338

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