Jone Gro Salomonsen

Professor - Fagseksjonen
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Visiting address Blindernveien 9 Domus Theologica 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1023 Blindern 0315 OSLO

I am trained both as theologian and as social anthropologist and researches (women’s) theological agency and ritual performance at the intersection of institutional religion (Christian) and popular culture (Pagan/Traditional).

I have conducted ethnographic fieldwork in USA and Norway, studying feminist Witchcraft and emerging new rites of Christian confirmation. Presently I work in a South African township, learning about women’s post-traditional attempts at instigating social change by reinterpreting indigenous resources (symbol, narrative, ritual).

My teaching areas include contemporary religion, method, ritual studies, constructive theology and feminist theory.

Tags: Gender and Religion, Systematic Theology, Liturgical Studies, Ritual Studies, Contextual Theology, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Religion
Published Feb. 3, 2010 4:00 PM - Last modified Aug. 18, 2021 8:36 PM

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