Collected Studies

This page offers links to my English and German publications. Many of them (depending on copyright rules) are available in fulltext through DOI or the Helsinki repository Helda. Most recent bibliography is available in chronological order in my TUHAT account (google: tuhat risto saarinen).  Here the publications are arranged 1. thematically and 2. chronologically. The thematic areas are:

Scholasticism, Reformation and Early Modern Period
Ecumenism
Gift and Recognition
Dogmatics

Scholasticism, Reformation and Early Modern Period

Saarinen, RJ 2017, Lutherforschung in Skandinavien. in A Beutel (ed.), Luther Handbuch, 3. Aufl.. Mohr Siebeck, pp. 42-48.

Saarinen, RJ 2017, Luther and the Reading of Scripture. in D Marmion (ed.), Remembering the Reformation: Martin Luther and Catholic Theology. Fortress Press, pp. 193-209.

Saarinen, RJ 2017, Relational Thinking. in P Hinlicky (ed.), Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther. Oxford University Press, pp. 3,250-263.

Saarinen, RJ & Nelson, D 2017, Law. in P Hinlicky (ed.), Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 2,81-92. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.334

Saarinen, RJ, Nelson, D, Hinlicky, P, Zachhuber, J, Vind, A, Mattox, M & Malcolm, L (eds) 2017, Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther. Oxford University Press.

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Das glaubende Subjekt und die Ökumene: Wege der finnischen Lutherforschung. in W Thönissen & J Freitag (eds), Luther: Katholizität und Reform: Wurzeln, Wege, Wirkungen. Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, Leipzig, pp. 261-278.

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Will, Bondage of. in M Sgarbi (ed.), Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Springer . DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_211-1

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Weakness of Will. in M Sgarbi (ed.), Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Springer . DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_210-1

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Will, Free. in M Sgarbi (ed.), Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Springer . DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_212-1

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Forensic Justification and Mysticism in Early Modern Lutheranism. in UL Lehner, RA Muller & AG Roeber (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theology 1600-1800. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 311-325. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199937943.013.13

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Die Eigenart der Scholastik in Gerhard Ebelings Lutherdeutung. in G Frank & V Leppin (eds), Die Reformation und ihr Mittelalter. vol. 2016, Melanchthon-Schriften der Stadt Bretten (MSB) , vol. 14, Frommann-Holzboog, Stuttgart, pp. 441-452.

Saarinen, RJ 2015, Weakness of Will: Reformation Anthropology between Aristotle and the Stoa. in A Eusterschulte & H Wälzholz (eds), Anthropological Reformations – Anthropology in the Era of Reformation. Refo500 academic studies, vol. 28, Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, Göttingen, pp. 17-33.

Saarinen, R 2014, Love and Death in Ficino’s De amore. in O Hakola & S Kivistö (eds), Death in Literature. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 139-149.

Saarinen, R 2014, Justification by Faith: the View of the Mannermaa School. in R Kolb & I Dingel (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology. vol. 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 254-263. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199604708.013.027

Saarinen, R 2014, Lutherdeutung/Lutherforschung. in V Leppin (ed.), Das Luther-Lexikon. Bückle & Böhm, Regensburg, pp. 415-419.

Saarinen, R 2014, Glaube. in V Leppin & G Schneider-Ludorff (eds), Das Luther-Lexikon. Bückle & Böhm, Regensburg, pp. 259-261

Saarinen, R 2014, Will and Freedom in Renaissance and Reformation Thought. in Sourcebook for the History of the Philosophy of Mind. Studies in the history of philosophy of mind, vol. 12, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 571-579.

Saarinen, R 2013, Luther und humanistische Philosophie. in Lutherjahrbuch. vol. 80, Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, pp. 77-109.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘Luther and Beneficia‘. in The Reformation as Christianization. Studies in the Late Middle Ages, Humanism and the Reformation, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, pp. 169-188.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘Weakness of Will and the Gift of GraceLo Sguardo – rivista di filosofia, no. 10, pp. 71-81.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘The study of Luther in Finland‘. in T Laine (ed.), Luther, reformaatio ja kirja. Suomen kirkkohistoriallinen seura, Helsinki, pp. 133-151.

Saarinen, R 2011, ‘Desire, Consent and Sin: The Earliest Free Will Debates of the Reformation‘. in K Emery et al. (ed.), Philosophy and Theology in the Long Middle Ages. Brill, pp. 471-486.

Saarinen, R 2011, ‘Theology of Giving as a Comprehensive Lutheran Theology‘. in C Helmer & B Holm (eds), Transformations in Luther’s Theology. Arbeiten zur Kirchen- und Theologiegeschichte, Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, Leipzig, pp. 141-159.

Saarinen, R 2010, ‘Finnish Luther Studies: A Story and a Program‘. in O-P Vainio (ed.), Engaging Luther: A (New) Theological Assessment. Cascade, Eugene, OR, pp. 1-27.

Saarinen, R 2009, ‘Luther the urban legend‘. in EBCH (ed.), The global Luther: a theologian for modern times. Fortress Press, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 13-31.

Saarinen, RJ 2008, ‘Partizipation als Gabe: zwanzig Jahre neue finnische LutherforschungÖkumenische Rundschau., vol 57, no. 2, pp. 131-143.

Saarinen, R 2007, ‘In sinu patris: the merciful trinity in Luther’s exposition of John 1,18‘. in Trinitarian theology in the medieval west. Schriften der Luther-Agricola-Gesellschaft, vol. 61, Luther-Agricola-Society, Helsinki, pp. 280-298.

Saarinen, R 2006, ‘Weakness of will in the Renaissance and the Reformation‘. in Das Problem der Willensschwäche in der mittelalterlichen Philosophie = The problem of weakness of will in medieval philosophy. Recherches de theologie et philosophie medievales. Bibliotheca, vol. 8, Peeters, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 331-353.

Saarinen, R 2006, ‘Weakness of will: philosophical and theological theories of action‘. in Intellect et imagination dans la philosophie medievale. Brepols, Turnhout, pp. 53-71.

Saarinen, R 2006, ‘Wisdom as intellectual virtue: Aquinas, Odonis and Buridan‘. in Mind and modality. Brill, Leiden, pp. 189-198.

Saarinen, R 2006, ‘Wohltaten, Medizin, Theologie: Melanchthon im “oikumenischen Gespräch mit Seneca und Galen‘. in Konfrontation und Dialog: Philipp Melanchthons Beitrag zu einer ökumenischen Hermeneutik. Schriften der Europäischen Melanchtonakademie (SEMA), vol. 1, Theologischer Verlag Zurich, Zürich, pp. 203-217.

Saarinen, R 2001, ‘Die aristotelische Willensschwäche im Mittelalter: der Beitrag von Albertus Magnus‘. in W Senner (ed.), Albertus Magnus zum Gedenken nach 800 Jahren. Akademie Verlag, Berlin, pp. 235-242.

Ecumenism

Saarinen, RJ 2016, ‘Lutheran-Orthodox Dialogue from 2004 to 2015Lutheran Theological Journal, vol 50, no. 3, pp. 226-239.

Saarinen, RJ 2016, The Changing World as Challenge for the Churches: New Frontiers of Ecumenical Recognition. in D Heller (ed.), Catholicity Under pressure: the Ambiguous Relationship Between Diversity and Unity: Proceedings of the 18th Academic Consultation of the Societas Oecumenica . Beihefte zur Ökumenischen Rundeschau, vol. 105, Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, pp. 37-54

Saarinen, R 2014, ‘Le dialogue luthérien-orthodoxe de 2004 à 2014Istina, vol 59, pp. 367-386

Saarinen, R 2014, Anerkennungstheorien und ökumenische Theologie. in T Bremer & M Wernsmann (eds), Ökumene – überdacht: Reflexionen und Realitäten im Umbruch. Freiburg im Breisgau Verlag Herder , pp. 237-261.

Saarinen, R 2014, Théories de la reconnaissance et théologie oecumenique. in M Deneken & E Parmentier (eds), La passion de la grâce. Labor et fides, Genève, pp. 227-237.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘The Lutheran-Orthodox Relationships and the Future of Ecumenism‘. in H Roggelin & S Gustafson (eds), Lutheranism: Legacy and Future. Essays in honor of Eric W. Gritsch on the 50th anniversary of his ordination. vol. 2012, Infinity Publishing, pp. 375-395.

Saarinen, R 2010, ‘Die neuesten Soziallehren der Kirchen und ihr europäisches Umfeld‘. in H Duchhardt & M Morawiec (eds), Die europäische Integration und die Kirchen: Akteure und Rezipienten . Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen, pp. 89-106.

Saarinen, R 2008, ‘Unity, Catholicity and identity: the unity statements of the World Council of Churches and their reception in “The nature and mission of the church”‘. in Receiving “The nature and mission of the church”: ecclesial reality and ecumenical horizons for the twenty-first century. Ecclesiological investigations, vol. 1, T & T Clark, London, pp. 11-20.

Saarinen, R 2007, ‘ Unity and Catholicity of the Church : Einheit und Katholizität der Kirche‘. in M Beintker & E alii (eds), Konsultationen zwischen der KEK und der GEKE. Leuenberger Texte, no. 11, Lembeck, Frankfurt, pp. 150-164; 165-181.

Saarinen, R & Rytkönen, A 2007, ‘Der Lutherische Weltbund und die Rechtfertigungsdebatte 1998-1999: die Entstehung der “Gemeinsamen Offiziellen Feststellung” und des “Annex”Kerygma und Dogma, vol 53, no. 4, pp. 298-328.

Saarinen, R 2007, ‘Klostertheologie auf dem Weg der Ökumene: Wille und Konkupiszenz‘. in Luther und das monastische Erbe. Spätmittelalter, Humanismus, Reformation. Studies in the late middle ages, humanism and the reformation, vol. 39, Mohr Siebeck, Tubingen, pp. 269-290.

Saarinen, RJ 2005, ‘Weder “sichtbare Einheit” noch “gemeinsames Verständnis”?: Grundsatzfrage im Umfeld des VELKD-Textes “Ökumene nach evangelisch-lutherischen Verständnis”Theologische Literaturzeitung : Monatsschrift für das gesamte Gebiet der Theologie und Religionswissenschaft.

Saarinen, R 2005, ‘The Lutheran-Orthodox joint commission: our work 1994-2003‘. in Cracks in the walls. Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 121-129.

Saarinen, R 2004, ‘Sichtbare Einheit und Extrinsezismus‘. in J Jolkkonen (ed.), Unitas visibilis: Studia oecumenica in honorem Eero Huovinen. Luther-Agricola-seura, Helsinki, pp. 221-229.

Saarinen, R 2002, ‘Porvoo and the Leuenberg Concord – are they compatible?‘. in O Tjorhom (ed.), Apostolicity and Unity: Essays on the Porvoo Common Statement. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, pp. 258-269.

Saarinen, R 2001, ‘Adventisten und Lutheraner im GesprächÖkumenische Rundschau., vol 50, pp. 475-489.

Saarinen, R 2001, ‘Ostkirchen und Ökumene am Ende des 20. JahrhundertsBerliner theologische Zeitschrift, vol 18, pp. 222-239.

Gift and Recognition

Saarinen, RJ 2017, Rechtfertigung und Anerkennung: Theologische Denkfiguren in der gesellschaftlichen Diskussion: Theologische Denkfiguren in der gesellschaftlichen Diskussion. in I Dalferth (ed.), Reformation und Säkularisierung: Zur Kontroverse um die Genese der Moderne aus dem Geist der Reformation. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, pp. 235-254.

Saarinen, R 2016, ‘Recognition and Reform in Nordic Fiction: Jonas Gardell and Jussi ValtonenDialog, vol 55, no. 2, pp. 158-166. DOI: 10.1111/dial.12242

Saarinen, RJ 2016, Die Gabe als Sprachphänomen: sich geben, als etwas anerkennen. in V Hoffmann (ed.), Die Gabe: Zum Stand der interdisziplinären Diskussion. Scientia & religio, vol. 14, Verlag Karl Alber, Freiburg, pp. 30-48.

Saarinen, RJ 2015, ‘Johann Joachim Spalding und die Anfänge des theologischen AnerkennungsbegriffsZeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche., vol 112, no. 4, pp. 429-448. DOI: 10.1628/004435415X14453351473158

Saarinen, RJ 2015, ‘Liebe, Anerkennung und die Bibel: Die Gabetheorien der heutigen TheologieJahrbuch für Biblische Theologie, vol 29 (2014), pp. 321-338.

Saarinen, R 2013, ‘Living Sola Fide: Features of Religious RecognitionDialog, vol 52, pp. 204-211.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘Love from afar: distance, intimacy and the theology of loveInternational Journal of Systematic Theology, vol 14, no. 2, pp. 131-147.

Saarinen, R 2010, ‘The Language of Giving in TheologyNeue Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie., vol 52, no. 3, pp. 268-301.

Saarinen, R 2009, ‘Im Überschuss: zur Theologie des Gebens‘. in EBBKHAPW (ed.), Word-gift-being: justification – economy – ontology. Religion in philosophy and theology, Mohr Siebeck, Tubingen, pp. 73-85.

Saarinen, R 2007, ‘Gunst und Gabe: Melanchthon, Luther und die existentielle Anwendung von Senecas “Über die Wohltaten”‘. in Kein Anlass zur Verwerfung. Verlag O. Lembeck cop., Frankfurt am Main, pp. 184-197.

Saarinen, R 2007, ‘Virtues, gifts and talents: Protestant and Catholic traditions‘. in Values and foundations in gifted education. Peter Lang, Bern, pp. 15-28.

Dogmatics

Saarinen, RJ 2017, Das schwedisch-finnische Luthertum und die Juden. in D Wendebourg (ed.), Protestantismus, Antijudaismus, Antisemitismus: Konvergenzen und Konfrontationen in ihren Kontexten. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, pp. 523-535.

Saarinen, R 2015, Freedom, Sin, and Evil: Lutheran Meditations. in M Welker (ed.), Quests for Freedom. Neukirchener, Neukirchen-Vluyn, pp. 145-160.

Saarinen, R 2012, ‘Reclaiming the sentences: a linguistic loci approach to doctrineNeue Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie., vol 54, no. 1, pp. 1-22.

Saarinen, R 2011, ‘The Trinity, Creation, and Christian Anthropology‘. in The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 414-427.

Saarinen, R 2011, ‘Syzygy: Love Made StrangeDialog, vol 50, no. 1, pp. 71-80.

Saarinen, R 2010, ‘Eros and Protestantism: From Nygren to Milbank‘. in Gudstankens aktualitet: bidrag om teologiens opgave og indhold og protestantismens indre spændinger : festskrift til Peter Widmann . Anis, København, pp. 339-350.

Saarinen, R 2008, ‘The Pauline Luther and the law: Lutheran theology re-engages the study of Paul‘. in The Nordic Paul: Finnish approaches to Pauline theology. Library of New Testament studies. European studies on Christian origins, vol. 374, T & T Clark, London, pp. 90-116.

Saarinen, R 2005, ‘ Communicating the Grace of God in a Pluralist Society‘. in NH Gregersen & E al. (eds), The Gift of Grace. Fortress Press, Minneapolis, pp. 67-77.

Saarinen, R 2001, ‘René Girard and Lutheran Theology: René Girard e a teologia luteranaTheophilos, vol 1, no. 2, pp. 317-337.

 

 

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