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Teresia Derlén

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Presentation

Teresia Derlén (b. 1975). Since 2012 doctoral student at King’s College, London. Master of Theology (History of Christianity), Lund University, Sweden (2002).

Current project

Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi, a project that explores lay religiosity and Eucharistic understanding in seventeenth-century Sweden by studying the spiritual tools in a pre-literate society: prayers, catechism, hymns and the visual of the ecclesial space.

Research interests

  • Traditional and popular religion in the early modern period, especially in the Lutheran north.
  • Seventeenth-century Eucharistic theology and liturgical practices in the Nordic countries with a particular interest in Sweden (including Finland).
  • Ecclesial art and architecture.
  • Devotional literature, textbooks and the development of schooling and literacy. Lutheran spirituality preceding and coexisting with pietism.

Contact information

teresia.derlen@kcl.ac.uk