Author Archives: rebeccarunesson

A Little Shameless Self-Promotion

If you have ten minutes to spare, go check out my recent contribution to Oslo University (TF)’s “Luther Blog.” You can find it by clicking HERE. Advertisements

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The Texts We Turned Into Weapons

Imagine writing a text. The slow process, the everyday banality suddenly crafted into beautifully penned narratives. Imagine reading and re-reading the final product, gripping it firmly in your hands while your heart swells with a sweet pride. Now imagine that 300 … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Being an Informed Reformer

The ecclesial situation is dire. We live in a world where an ordained priest in the Swedish Church can hold and even annunciate the belief that the Eucharist has no sacramental value, without causing a commotion. This would be fine … Continue reading

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A Change of Pace

Disclaimer: the next couple of posts will attempt to delve into the complicated world created by the intersection of Church and Academia. I have not posted in a while, mainly because I have been busy with my BA Thesis (now completed…if anyone … Continue reading

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JJMJS Graces Us With a Second Issue!

The second issue of the “Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting” is out. Brace yourselves for yet another amazing read – prepare to have your horizons widened! The issue is jam-packed with interesting reads, an academic goody-bag. As … Continue reading

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Subservient Wife or Cozy Ecclesiology?

A few days ago I did something outside my comfort zone: I led a Bible study on Ephesians 5 in a Christian student association. Those who know me well enough will note that almost every word in the preceding sentence … Continue reading

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Do We Read The Bible Through Rose-Shaded Glasses?

Last week I attended a seminar which was a bit out of my usual academic range: a joint venture between the faculty of Semitic Languages and Hebrew Bible (otherwise known as “Old Testament”, although I have to admit that I’m … Continue reading

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