Ellen Aasland Reinertsen

Doctoral Research Fellow - Fagseksjonen
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Visiting address Blindernveien 9 Domus Theologica 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1023 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

Research on reception and exegesis of parables with intersectional female characters.


Academic work experience

  • from May 2018: PhD research fellow at The Faculty of University, University of Oslo.
  • June 2017 – December 2017: Researcher with Olav’s scholarship (olavsstipend), from the Bishop’s meeting of The Church of Norway.
  • 2013 – 2017: Substitute teacher an supervisor for students in practical theology, at Det praktisk teologiske fakultet/Fagenhet for praktisk teologi, UiO.

Work in The Church of Norway

  • 2015-2017: Priest/Curate in Torshov and Lilleborg congregation.
  • 2008 –2014: Priest /Curate in Torshov congregation.
  • 2005 –2008: Priest /Curate in Vardåsen and Asker congregations.


  • 1998–2004: Cand.Theol.studies
  • 1998–2004: Studies (grunnfag, mellomfag og profesjonsstudium) at the Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo.
  • 2001-2002: New– and old Testament studies at Evangelisch-theologische Fakultät, University of Vienna.
  • 2005: ”Avsluttende praktikum” at ”Det praktisk-teologiske fakultet”
  • 2002-2003: Intellectual history (idèhistorie grunnfag) at the University of Oslo.
  • 1997-1998: Psychology studies (psykologi grunnfag) at the University of Bergen.
  • 2006-2017-  Additional studies:
    • Reformasjon nå. Luther som utfordring og ressurs for Den norske kirke (TEOL4536V).
    • Jesus og kristen identitet i endring: Bibel og kulturell kompleksitet (TEOL4528V).
    • Mitt liv som prest (TEOL4508).


Positions held

  • Norwegian contact person for European Society for Women in Theological Research (ESWTR) (from 2019).
  • Board member of Feministteologisk Symposium (2015 and 2019).
  • Member of the editorial board of the feminist theological magazine «St.Sunniva» (2006 - 2013). Within this period I was part of the process of the magazine becoming a type A scientific publication (faglig tidsskrift).
  • Member of the board (vara) of Norsk Kvinnelig Teologforening (2016-2018).
  • Gender and education coordinator in The European Regional Committee of World Student Christian Federation (2001 – 2003).
  • Member of «Teologisk nemd» under «Mellomkirkelig Råd» (2008 - 2010).
  • Initiating and chairing the academic forum, FFUT (Forum For Unge Teologer) (2005 – 2011).
  • Member of «Liturgisk Utvalg» under The Norwegian Church Council (Kirkerådet) (2004 –2008).
  •  Member of the reference group for baptism celebrations i (dåpsmarkeringer) under The Norwegian Church Council  (Kirkerådet) (May 2013 – December 2013).
  • Member of the focus group "Kirkens misjon og nærværsformer" in the diocese of Oslo’s project "Gud i storby” (2005-2006).

PhD project

Tags: Asceticism, New Testament Studies, Biblical Reception, Christian Origins/Early Christianity, Intersectionality, Reception Studies, Gospel Literature, Wisdom Literature, Christian Apocryphal Literature, Christian Art and Iconography, Greek, Coptic


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  • Jordal, Preben; Beckmann, Morten; Martinsen, Anders & Reinertsen, Ellen Aasland (2019). Bibel 2011: syv år etter.

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Published May 22, 2018 1:48 PM - Last modified Sep. 25, 2019 3:41 PM