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Risto Uro

Dosentti

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

1988 …2018
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Personlig profil

Meritförteckning

Risto Uro is University Lecturer in New Testament Studies at the University Helsinki, Faculty of Theology, and a life member of Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge.

Uro’s research interests include the study of the Synoptic Gospels, Nag Hammadi and New Testament Apocrypha, the social world of the New Testament, and the methodology of the New Testament and Early Christian Studies. His current work focuses on applying ritual theory and cognitive science approaches to early Christianity.

Uro is the author of Ritual and Christian Beginnings: A Socio-Cognitive Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Thomas: Seeking the Historical Context of the Gospel of Thomas (T & T Clark, 2003) as well as the co-editor of several edited volumes, such as Mind, Morality and Magic: Cognitive Science Approaches in Biblical Studies (Acumen, 2013), Sacred Marriages: The Divine-Human Sexual Metaphor from Sumer to Early Christianity (Eisenbrauns, 2008 ), and Explaining Christian Origins: Contributions from Cognitive and Social Science (Brill, 2007).

Uro is currently leading a Nordic research project on “Ritual and the Emergence of Early Christian Religion” (link: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/ritual-earlychristianity/), funded by the Academy of Finland for the period of 2013–17. He is also the first editor of the Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual, 2018 (projected). 

Vetenskapsgrenar

  • 614 Teologi

Publikationer 1988 2018

Cognitive Science in the Study of Early Christianity: Why It Is Helpful – and How?

Uro, R., sep 2017, I : New Testament Studies. 63, 4, s. 516-533 18 s.

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Ritual and Christian Beginnings: A Socio-Cognitive Analysis

Uro, R. I., apr 2016, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 240 s.

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Jeesus parantajana: Rituaalitutkimuksen näkökulma

Uro, R., 2016, Raamattu ja magia. Valkama, K., von Weissenberg, H. & Nikki, N. (red.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, s. 220-237 (Suomen Eksegeettisen Seuran julkaisuja; vol. 110).

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Mind, Morality and Magic: Cognitive Science Approaches in Biblical Studies

Uro, R. (red.) & Czachesz, I. (red.), 2013, Durham: Acumen. 320 s. (Bible World)

Forskningsoutput: Bok/rapportAntologi eller special utgåvaVetenskapligPeer review

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. (red.). Durham: Acumen, s. 62-76 15 s. (BibleWorld).

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Projekter 2007 2017

Ritual and the Emergence of Early Christian Religion: A Socio-Cognitive Analysis

Uro, R., Roitto, R., Gudme, A. K., Kase, V., de Hemmer Gudme, A. & Nikki, N.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/09/201331/08/2017

Projekt: Forskningsprojekt

Explaining Early Judaism and Christianity: Ritual, Memory and Identity

Luomanen, P., Hakola, R., Jokiranta, J., Uro, R., Shkul, M. & Vanhoja, T.

01/01/200731/12/2010

Projekt: Forskningsprojekt

Priser

Suomen valkoisen ruusun ritarimerkki

Risto Uro (!!Recipient), 6 dec 2018

Pris: Pris och hedersbetygelser

Aktiviteter 1992 2019

Cognitive Science in the Study of Early Christianity: How It Is Helpful -- and Why?

Risto Uro (!!Speaker)
4 aug 2016

Aktivitet: Typer för tal eller presentation!!Invited talk

Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

Risto Uro (Talare: Presentation)
23 nov 201326 nov 2013

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Body, Brain, Behaviour: Socio-Cognitive Perspectives on Early Judaism and Early Christianity: A Nordic Network

Risto Uro (Talare: Presentation)
16 maj 201318 maj 2013

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Verkko-opetusmateriaali Teologi ja uskonnontutkija yhteistyössä

Anuleena Kimanen (Lärare), Tuomas Heikkilä (Deltagare), Risto Uro (Deltagare), Aku Visala (Deltagare), Mitra Härkönen (Deltagare), Tapani Innanen (Deltagare), Anne Birgitta Pessi (Deltagare)
maj 2019 → …

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Opetusvideo Uskonto, monimuotoinen tutkimusaihe

Anuleena Kimanen (Lärare), Heikki Pesonen (Lärare), Mulki Al-Sharmani (Deltagare), Maija Penttilä (Deltagare), Elina Vuola (Deltagare), Outi Lehtipuu (Deltagare), Risto Uro (Deltagare), Alexandra Bergholm (Deltagare), Mikko Kurenlahti (Deltagare), Teemu Taira (Deltagare)
maj 2019 → …

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