Joona Salminen

Person

Further information on the affiliationSecretary responsible for publications in Finnish Theological Literature Society (since 2006).

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)

 

Highlighted publications

  1. 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

  2. Asceticism and Early Christian Lifestyle

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

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

  3. 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

  4. 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

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Highlighted activities

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. American Academy of Religion - Annual Meeting

    Joona Salminen (Attendee)
    22 Nov 201425 Nov 2014

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

  7. “Concord, Conflict and Co-existence: Religion and Society in the Middle East and North Africa”

    Joona Salminen (Speaker: Presenter)
    5 Jun 2014

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

  8. Uskonto ja identiteettipolitiikka

    Joona Salminen (Member of organizing committee)
    12 Nov 201413 Nov 2014

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

  9. Faculty of Theology (External organisation)

    Joona Salminen (Member)
    1 Jan 201412 Dec 2017

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

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Latest prizes

  1. Teologisen tiedekunnan kannustinpalkinto

    Joona Salminen (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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