Risto Saarinen


Further information on the affiliationEkumeniikan professori / Professor of Ecumenics

Curriculum Vitae

home page: blogs.helsinki.fi/ristosaarinen

Dr.theol. 1988 University of Helsinki

Dr. phil. 1994 University of Helsinki

Dr. theol. h.c. 2017 University of Copenhagen

I am Professor of Ecumenics (tenured) and Director of Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence "Reason and Religious Recognition" (2014-2019).

My research and teaching deals with ecumenism, the European Reformations and contemporary systematic theology.

Latest publications

  1. Luther congress in Wittenberg

    Saarinen, R., Mar 2018, In : Dialog. 57, 1, p. 31-34 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Der Anerkennungsgedanke im katholisch-lutherischen Dialog

    Saarinen, R. J., 2018, Auf dem Weg zur Gemeinschaft: 50 Jahre internationaler evangelisch-lutherisch/römisch-katholischer Dialog. Birmele, A. & Thönissen, W. (eds.). Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt GmbH , p. 371-384 14 p.

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

  3. Kristensson Uggla, Bengt: Becoming Human Again. The Theological Life of Gustav Wingren. Cambridge: James Clarke & Co. (Lutterworth), 2017. [Book Review]

    Saarinen, R. J., 2018, In : Theologische Literaturzeitung . 4/2018, p. 384-386 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Luther and Recognition

    Risto Saarinen (Speaker)
    16 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Recognition and Religion

    Risto Saarinen (Speaker)
    6 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Reformaatio ja luonnontieteet

    Risto Saarinen (Speaker)
    29 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest prizes

  1. Dr. theol. h.c.

    Risto Saarinen (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Academia Europaea membership

    Risto Saarinen (Recipient), 2015

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