Miikka Ruokanen


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.

Further information on the affiliationDogmatiikan professori / Professor of Dogmatics

Latest publications

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

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Latest activities

  1. Nanjing Union Theological Seminary: Union Worship 60 years and Theological Reconstruction 20 years

    Miikka Ruokanen (Speaker: Keynote)
    19 Dec 2018

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

  2. 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

  3. Forum of Frontier Development in China

    Miikka Ruokanen (Speaker: Presenter)
    12 Oct 201814 Oct 2018

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

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Latest projects

  1. The Impact of Religion on Chinese Social Life

    Ruokanen, M. & Sakaranaho, T.


    Project: Research project

  2. 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

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

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


    Project: Research project_Research

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