Marlene Ringgaard Lorensen

Marlene Ringgaard Lorensen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Homiletics/theology, history and practice of preaching, contextual theology, dialogue philosophy, 'other-wise homiletics', ethnographic ecclesiology, refugees' encounter with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark, European preaching practices in light of the refugee situation, authorship of Mikhail Bakhtin in relation to preaching, practical theology, praxis theories.

Current research

1) Theology, history and praxis of Homiletics    

2) Ethnographic ecclesiology including empirical study of the encounter between refugees and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark. Part of the research project: Consumed identities. Ritualized food and the Negotiation of National Identity in the Danish Majority Church and the research project: Reassembling Democracy. Ritual as Cultural Resource in collaboration with Prof. mso, Gitte Buch-Hansen, KU. REDO is financed by the Norwegian Research Council.      

 i samarbejde med Prof.mso. Gitte Buch-Hansen 

Teaching

Primary teacher and advisor at the homiletical compact courses on The Theology and Practice of Preaching:

 January 20. - 31st. 2014:
PREACHING BETWEEN BIBLICAL TEXTS
AND CONTEMPORARY CO-AUTHORS
The Faculty of Theology, Copenhagen

August 18. – 29th. 2014:
PREACHING AS A LTURGICAL-AESTHETICAL EVENT
Theological Pedagogical Center, Løgumkloster

January 5.-16th2015:
THEOLOGY OF PREACHING: REASON, ALTERITY AND FOOLISHNESS
The Faculty of Theology, Copenhagen

August 17. – 28th. 2015:
WRITING RETREAT IN REGARD OF MASTERS THESIS PAPER
Theological Pedagogical Center, Løgumkloster

 

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