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Metso Pekka in portrait.

Pekka Metso appointed as Professor of Practical Theology

When Pekka Metso graduated as a Master of Theology at the end of the last millennium, education in Orthodox theology in eastern Finland was very different than it is now. Increasingly versatile research methods and changes in the world situation add their own nuance to the education.

If issues related to theology and religion are completely excluded from research, is that not a distortion of reality?

Pekka Metso


The interior of the Orthodox Church
At the University of Eastern Finland, future Orthodox theologians get to rehearse in services held in the Orthodox Seminary’s own church, the Church of St John the Theologian.