© 2014

Finnish Women Making Religion

Between Ancestors and Angels

  • Editors
  • Terhi Utriainen
  • Päivi Salmesvuori

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: Critical and Creative Turns

    1. Terhi Utriainen, Päivi Salmesvuori, Helena Kupari
      Pages 1-17
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Marja-Liisa Keinänen
      Pages 21-42
    3. Päivi Salmesvuori
      Pages 43-59
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Heini Hakosalo
      Pages 83-102
    3. Tiina Mahlamäki
      Pages 103-121
  5. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Helena Kupari
      Pages 143-160
    3. Tuija Hovi
      Pages 177-193
  6. Part IV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Heikki Pesonen, Terhi Utriainen
      Pages 197-215
    3. Johanna Ahonen
      Pages 217-235
    4. Terhi Utriainen
      Pages 237-254
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 255-293

About this book


Finnish Women Making Religion puts forth the complex intersections that Lutheranism, the most important religious tradition in Finland, has had with other religions as well as with the larger society and politics also internationally.


Finland religion women gender history ethnography secularization spirituality feminism Evangelical Lutheranism folk religion yoga angels Orthodox religion Christianity society Tradition

About the authors

Johanna Ahonen, University of Turku, Finland Heini Hakosalo, University of Oulu, Finland Tuija Hovi, Åbo Akademi University, Finland Seija Jalagin, University of Oulu, Finland Marja-Liisa Keinänen, Stockholm University, Sweden Tiina Kinnunen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland Helena Kupari, University of Helsinki, Finland Tiina Mahlamäki, University of Turku, Finland Heikki Pesonen, University of Helsinki, Finland Anni Tsokkinen, Diaconia University, Finland

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