2014: Mission and Money

 

 


2014-04-03 Th   Registration

Time   14:00 - 18:00 in Sofia Registration

 


2014-04-03 Th   Coffee Break

Time   14:30 - 15:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-03 Th   Plenary Session: Välkommen

Time   15:00 - 15:30 in Sofia
Moderator   Pöntinen, Mari
Other Information   Dr. Mari Pöntinen & Dr. Pekka Lund

 


2014-04-03 Th   Pre-conference Paper workshop for PhD Candidates

Time   15:30 - 18:15 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Lund, Pekka
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

15:30   Huuhka, Essi
  PhD Candidate Workshop, Essi Huuhka: Finnish Missionary Society's Work among the poor in South West Africa, c. 1900-1915
16:00   Hargaden, Kevin
  Mission, Charity and the Post-Christian Irish Imagination - Abstract
16:30   Huuhka, Essi
  Finnish Missionary Society’s work among the poor in South West Africa, c. 1900—1915 - Abstract
17:00   Brockway, Daniel
  Praeparatio or Prolepsis? - Abstract
 


2014-04-03 Th   Dinner

Time   18:30 - 19:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-03 Th   Sauna & Swimming

Time   19:00 - 21:00 in Sofia Sauna
Other Information   Separate saunas for men and women

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Breakfast

Time   07:30 - 08:45 in Sofia

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Orthodox Morning Devotion

Time   08:30 - 09:00 in Sofia Chapel
Other Information   Optional

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Panel 1: Partnership in the Context of Inequalities

Time   09:00 - 11:30 in Sofia 1
Moderator   Jørgensen, Jonas
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

09:00   Van Saane, Wilbert
  Mission, Money and mutuality - Abstract
09:30   Drønen, Tomas Sundnes
  Cracks and in-betweens - Abstract
10:00   Wachsmuth, Melody
  Discerning the body
10:30   Poplavsky, Roman
  How much does it cost to reach the ends of the earth? - Abstract
 


2014-04-04 Fr   Panel 2: Exploring Economies of the Spirit - Wealth and Money in East African Charismatic Christianity

Time   09:00 - 11:30 in Sofia 2
Moderator   Lindhardt, Martin
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

09:00   Lindhardt, Martin
  The Ritual Handling of Money within Tanzanian Charismatic Christian Communities - Abstract
09:30   Olsson, Hans
  Making Money - Global Tourism, Labor Migration and the Role of Charismatic Christianity in Zanzibar - Abstract
10:00   Prosén, Martina
  The Price for Ritual Immersion - Abstract
Belongs to Panel "Exploring Economies of the Spirit"
10:30   Gammelin, Lotta
  Discourses of wealth in the Gospel Miracle Church for All People - Abstract
11:00   Langås, Arngeir
  Christian mission and muslim dawa - Abstract
 


2014-04-04 Fr   Plenary Session: Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen

Time   11:30 - 12:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Lund, Pekka
Other Information   Prof. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen: "A Theological-Missiological Reflection on Money and Mobility in the Globalizing World"

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Lunch

Time   12:00 - 13:30 in Sofia

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Plenary Session: Opening the Conference

Time   13:30 - 14:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Jørgensen, Jonas
Other Information   Welcome to the conference by Dr. Jonas Adelin Jorgensen & Dr. Mari-Anna Pöntinen

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Plenary Session: Vesa Kanniainen & Felix Wilfred

Time   14:00 - 15:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Jørgensen, Jonas
Other Information   Prof. Vesa Kanniainen: "Ethics and Global Economics", Prof. Felix Wilfred: "Global Inequalities in a Postcolonial Perspective"

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Coffee Break

Time   15:30 - 16:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Plenary Session: Response and Discussion

Time   16:00 - 18:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Jørgensen, Jonas
Other Information   Prof. Elina Vuola: Response

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Plenary Session: Jon Bonk & Mika Vähäkangas

Time   18:00 - 19:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Jørgensen, Jonas
Other Information   Prof. Jon Bonk: "Ethics of Mission and Economic Development", Prof. Mika Vähäkangas: Concluding Remarks

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Dinner

Time   19:00 - 20:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-04 Fr   Sauna & Swimming

Time   19:30 - 21:00 in Sofia Sauna
Other Information   Separate saunas for men and women

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Breakfast

Time   07:30 - 08:45 in Sofia

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Orthodox Morning Devotion

Time   08:30 - 09:00 in Sofia Chapel
Other Information   Optional

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Plenary Session: Ulrich Duchrow, Gerrie ter Haar & Päivi Hasu

Time   09:00 - 11:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Pöntinen, Mari
Other Information   Prof. Ulrich Duchrow: "Interreligious Liberation Theologies, Money and Just Relations", Prof. Gerrie ter Haar: "Poverty and Power - African Challenges to Christian Mission", Dr. Päivi Hasu: Response

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel 3: Mission, Aid and Development in Africa - Beyond the Western Paradigm for Social Transformation

Time   11:00 - 12:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Chu Ilo, Stan
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

11:00   Okpe Ojoajogwu, Nicholas
  Mission, Money and Poverty Alleviation in the Third World - Abstract
11:30   Ehimare Enegho, Felix
  Nigeria Europe and Christian Missions - Abstract
12:00   Arrison, Edwin
  Mission, Money and Inequality in the South African Context - Abstract
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel 5: Migrant Churches and Money - Economic and Religious Winners or Losers?

Time   11:00 - 12:30 in Sofia Kuusi
Moderator   Frei, Daniel
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

11:00   Frei, Daniel
  Prosperity Theology in African Migrant Churches - Abstract
11:30   Vähäkangas, Mika
  Mammon, the Spirit and Faith - Abstract
Mika Vähäkangas
12:00   Longino, Frederick
  Puliling out of Poverty - Abstract
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel 8: Mission History from Denominational Perspectives

Time   11:00 - 12:30 in Sofia Mänty
Other Information   Moderator: Kristin Norseth. The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

11:00   Breistein, Ingunn
  Christian Charity in the Age of the Welfare State - Abstract
11:30   Kozhuharov, Valentin
  Eastern Orthodox approaches to mission and the issue of money - Abstract
12:00   Wingeierrayo, Philip
  Early Methodist Missions and the Great European Migration - Full paper
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel10: Indian Christianities, Integral Mission and Economics

Time   11:00 - 12:30 in Sofia Koivu
Moderator   Komulainen, Jyri
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

11:00   Yadala Suneson, Anita
  Ideal Wealth/Ideal Poverty: Multiple South Indian Christianities
12:00   Zackarias, Victor Sagayam
  Theology of Economics in the Context of Inequalities: A Grassroots Perspective from Migrant Domestic Workers in Mumbai - Abstract
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Lunch

Time   12:30 - 14:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Indian Christianities cont.

Time   14:00 - 15:30 in Sofia Koivu
Moderator   Komulainen, Jyri

14:00   Kuhlin, Julia
  Mission, Money and Conflict - Abstract
Panel: Indian Christianities, Integral Mission and Economies
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Mission history cont.

Time   14:00 - 15:30 in Sofia Mänty

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel 3 Continued

Time   14:00 - 15:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Chu Ilo, Stan
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

14:00   Chu Ilo, Stan
  Mission as partnership - Abstract
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Panel 5 Continued

Time   14:00 - 15:30 in Sofia Kuusi
Moderator   Frei, Daniel
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

14:00   Eriksen, Stian
  Partnership of separateness migrant churches and mission - Abstract
14:30   Gelu, Calina
  Missionary Tendencies in the European Context
 


2014-04-05 Sa   Coffee Break

Time   15:30 - 16:30 in Sofia

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Plenary Session: Magne Suppehellen

Time   16:30 - 17:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Pöntinen, Mari
Other Information   Prof. Magne Supphellen: "Religious Attitudes and Entrepreneurial Activity in Subsistence Markets"

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Evening for Music and Narrations

Time   18:00 - 19:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Dinner

Time   19:00 - 20:00 in Sofia

 


2014-04-05 Sa   Sauna & Swimming

Time   19:30 - 21:00
Other Information   Separate saunas for men and women

 


2014-04-06 Su   Breakfast

Time   07:30 - 08:45 in Sofia

 


2014-04-06 Su   Morning Devotion

Time   08:30 - 09:00 in Sofia Chapel
Other Information   Optional

 


2014-04-06 Su   Plenary Session: Tinyiko Maluleke, Evi Voulgaraki Pissina & Heikki Hiilamo

Time   09:00 - 10:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Komulainen, Jyri
Other Information   Prof. Tinyiko Maluleke: "The Unholy Trinity that Sends People to Hell Fast: Poverty, Inequality and Unemploymernt", Dr. Evi Voulgaraki-Pissina: "The Mission of the Church amidst Social and Economic Crisis", Prof. Heikki Hiilamo: Response

 


2014-04-06 Su   Panel 6: Faith-based NGOs and Economic Development

Time   10:45 - 12:30 in Sofia Kuusi
Other Information   Moderator: Päivi Hasu The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

10:45   Drange, Live Danbolt
  Challenges in Nationalising Missionary Work in an Indigenous Context - Abstract
Associate professor Live Danbolt Drange, NLA University College, Intercultural Studies, Bergen Panel 3 Faithbased NGOs and Economic Development or other panels?
12:00   Vähäkangas, Auli
  The implications of faith communities being channels of distribution of development aid - Abstract
 


2014-04-06 Su   Panel 7: Missions, Biblical Hermeneutics and 'Together Towards Life'

Time   10:45 - 12:30 in Sofia Koivu
Other Information   Moderator: Ulrich Duchrow. The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

10:45   Heimola, Minna
  Bible and Mission - Abstract
11:10   Nyberg, Amanda
  Kenosis and Trinity in Together Towards Life from the perspective of Jürgen Moltmann’s Trinity and the Kingdom of God Life - Abstract
11:35   Creemers, Jelle
  Money Makes the Gospel Go Round... or Not? - Abstract
Subtitle: Praxis and Principles in Belgian Faith Mission Churches
 


2014-04-06 Su   Panel 9: Rethinking Mission in a Global Context

Time   10:45 - 12:30 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Vähäkangas, Mika
Other Information   The timing for the individual presentations is approximate.

10:45   Iordache, Rev Dr Mihai
  Church Fathers contribution to economics and Church life - Abstract
11:10   Jonsson, Eskil
  Reclaiming the Economy of God - At A Time of Social, Economic & Ecological Injustices - Abstract
11:35   Hof, Eleonora
  Rethinking vocation and mission in world Christianity - abstract
12:00   Dr. Fritsch-Oppermann, Sybille C.
  10 To Dos for Good (Global) Governance - Abstract
 


2014-04-06 Su   Lunch

Time   12:30 - 13:30 in Sofia

 


2014-04-06 Su   Plenary Session: Mission and Money in Changing Landscapes

Time   13:30 - 14:40 in Sofia Auditorium
Moderator   Komulainen, Jyri
Other Information   Panel Discussion on the new WCC Document 'Together Towards Life' with Prof. Kirsteen Kim, Prof. Stephen Bevans adn Prof. Jesse Mugambi. See: http://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-commissions/mission-and-evangelism/together-towards-life-mission-and-evangelism-in-changing-landscapes

 


2014-04-06 Su   Finish

Time   14:40 - 15:00 in Sofia Auditorium
Other Information   Closing the conference with Dr. Jonas Jorgensen

 


2014-04-06 Su   Coffee Break

Time   15:00 - 15:30 in Sofia

 


2014-04-06 Su   Excursion

Time   15:30 - 17:40 in Sofia
Other Information   15:30 leaving for Helsinki guided tour which ends at the airport approx. 17:40. Or possibility to take bus directly to airport.