SERAFIM SEPPäLä

Professor

Area: two millenia of thoughts and ideas of Eastern Christendom!


Research interests: Encounter of Islam and Christianity (600-800), Syriac mystical theology, Early Byzantine ascetic literature, Byzantine & Syriac liturgical commentaries, Mariology, Aesthetics & Angelology in early Byzantium, Non-dogmatic patristic topics from second to fourth century, idea of Jerusalem, Jewish angelology, Post-holocaust Jewish theology, Cultural heritage of the Armenian genocide, Rabbi Kook

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Organization

School of Theology, Orthodox Theology

Email

serafim.seppala@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 346 7825

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Teaching Activities

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Classical Syriac
  • Introduction to Early Christian literature
  • Concept of God in the East
  • Eastern Christianity, Judaism and Islam: Comparative perspectives
  • Genocide as theological question
  • Special courses in Systematic theology and patristics

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