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Keskiaika, hagiografia, liturgia, eletty usko, materiaalisuus

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Monographs:

The Medieval Offices of Thomas Aquinas, jointly with Hilkka-Liisa Vuori and Seppo Heikkinen. DocMus Research Publications series, 14. Helsinki: The Sibelius Academy Press, 2019.

Thomas Aquinas’s Relics as Focus for Conflict and Cult in Late Middle Ages: The Restless Corpse. Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 

The Restless Corpse. Thomas Aquinas’ Remains as the Centre of Conflict and Cult in Late Medieval Italy. PhD thesis, Turun yliopisto 2013.

Edited books / special issues:

Approaching Religion: Christianity and politics, ed. by Anna Haapalainen, Minna Opas, and Marika Räsänen, 2019. https://journal.fi/ar/issue/view/5989

Relics, Identity, and Memory in Medieval Europe, ed. by Marika Räsänen, Gritje Hartmann, Jeffrey Richards. Europa Sacra, 21. Turnhoult: Brepols, 2016.

Pohjoinen reformaatio [The Nordic Reformation], ed. by Meri Heinonen & Marika Räsänen. Turun Historiallinen Arkisto, 68. Turku: Turun historiallinen yhdistys & Turku Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 2016.

Turun tuomiokirkon suojissa: pohjoinen hiippakuntakeskus keskiajan ja uuden ajan alun Euroopassa [In the shelters of the Turku cathedral: the diocese of Turku in the medieval and early Modern Europe], ed. by Marika Räsänen, Reima Välimäki, Marjo Kaartinen. Historia mirabilis 8. Turku: Turun historiallinen yhdistys, 2012.

Peer-reviewed scientific articles:

‘The Cult of Thomas Aquinas’s Relics in the Dawn of the Dominican Reform and the Great Western Schism”, in The Intellectual Dynamism of the High Middle Ages, ed. by Clare Monagle. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2021.

 ‘Rituals and Spaces of Devotion in Cistercian Everyday Religion’, in A Companion to Medieval Miracle Collections, ed. by Sari Katajala-Peltomaa, Jenni Kuuliala and Iona McCleery. Reading Medieval Sources, 5. Brill 2021, 144–163.

‘Thomas of Siena and the Cividale Legendary: Remembering Thomas Aquinas and the Saints of Dominican Renewal’, in Renaissance Religions, jointly with Constant Mews, ed. by Peter Howard and Nicholas Terpstra. Turnhout: Brepols 2021, 109–126.

‘The Cult of St Thomas Aquinas, Reform and the Laity in Late Medieval Italy’ in Modus vivendi: Religious reform and the Laity in Late Middle Ages, ed. by Miri Rubin. Viella: Rome 2020, 37–52.

‘Books of golden rays and ripped folios. Thomas Aquinas’s book-relics in religious reforms’, in Golden leaves, burned books, ed. by Teemu Immonen and Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser. Cultural history, 16. K&h kustannus, University of Turku, 2020, 61–96.

‘Ecce novus: Saint Thomas Aquinas and Dominican Identity at the End of the Fourteenth Century’, in Tools for Transformation. Liturgy and Religious Practice in Late Antique Rome and Medieval Europe, ed. by Line Cecilie Engh, Stefka G. Eriksen, Francis F. Steen, Christopher Prescott, a special issue of ACTA ad archaeologiam et atrium historiam pertinentia, 31 (2019), 161–176. [Open access journal: https://journals.uio.no/acta/issue/view/692]

‘Keskiaikainen liturgia elettynä ja koettuna’, jointly with H-L. Vuori, J. Korhonen, and S. Heikkinen, in Tunteet, aistit ja uskonnollinen kokemus, ed. by Sini Mikkola and Olli Lampinen-Enqvist, a special issue of Suomen Kirkkohistoriallisen Seuran Vuosikirja, 109 (2019), 73–108.

’Sata vuotta Keskiajan syksyä’, joint publication by S. Ollitervo, T. Immonen, M. Kaartinen, H. Rantala, M. Räsänen, R. Välimäki in Historiallinen Aikakauskirja 117:3 (2019), 190–205.

’Dominikaanit Koroisissa’ [Dominicans in Koroinen], jointly with Johnny G.G. Jakobsenin, Turun Koroistenniemi keskiajan sarastaessa, ed. by Visa Immonen et al. THArk. Turku: Turun historiallinen yhdistys, 2018, 132–139.

‘Modus vivendi: maallikoiden uskonnollisen elämän reformi 1350–1430’ [Modus vivendi. Religious Reform and the laity in Late Medieval Europe], jointly with Reima Välimäki, Teemu Immonen, Meri Heinonen, and Marjo Kaartinen in Suomen kirkkohistoriallisen seuran vuosikirja, 2016.

‘The Memory of St. Thomas Aquinas in Orvieto in the late Middle Ages’, in Relics, Identity and Memory in Medieval Europe, ed. by Marika Räsänen, Gritje Hartmann, and Earl Jeffrey Richards. Europa Sacra, 21. Turnhoult: Brepols, 2016.

‘Introduction’, in Relics, Identity, and Memory in Medieval Europe, ed. by Marika Räsänen, Gritje Hartmann, and Earl Jeffrey Richards. Europa Sacra, 21. Turnhoult: Brepols, 2016.

‘St Thomas Aquinas’ relics and lay devotion in the fourteenth century southern Italy’, in Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures 1200–1450, ed. by Constant J. Mews and Anna Welch. Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West. Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2016, 128–148.

‘Pyhän tuntu. Aine ja aistimellisuus myöhäiskeskiajan uskontokulttuurissa’ [A Sense of the Holy. Sensing Materiality in Late Medieval Dominican Culture], jointly with Meri Heinonen, HAik, 2 (2016), 125–136.

’Maallikoiden ääni ja kirkkotila myöhäiskeskiajalla’ [Lay voices and the church space in late Middle Ages], jointly with Reima Välimäki, in Hiljaisuuden kulttuurihistoria, ed. by Marjo Kaartinen. Turku: K&h kustannus, Turun yliopisto, 2015, 65–96.

’Kauppiaan pojasta kauppiaiden pyhimykseksi. Fransciscus Assisilaisen kultti Raumalla ja Turun hiippakunnassa myöhäiskeskiajalla’ [From the merchant’s son to the merchants’ saint. The cult of St Francis of Assisi in Rauma and the Diocese of Turku in late Middle Ages], in Risti ja lounatuuli. Rauman seurakunnanhistoria keskiajalta vuoteen 1640, ed. by Anu Lahtinen & Miia Ijäs. Helsinki: SKS, 2015, 45–53.

‘Making a Saint for the Monastery of Fossanova. The Dispute on the Ownership of the Corpse of Saint Thomas Aquinas at the Time of His Canonisation (1323)’, in Changing Minds: Communication and Influence in the High and Later Middle Ages, ed. by Christian Krötzl and Miikka Tamminen. Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae v. 39. Roma: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 2013, 107–126.

’Lukijalle’ [Introduction], jointly with Reima Välimäki and Marjo Kaartinen, Turun tuomiokirkon suojissa: pohjoinen hiippakuntakeskus keskiajan ja uuden ajan alun Euroopassa, ed. by Räsänen, Välimäki, Kaartinen. Historia mirabilis 8. Turku: Turun historiallinen yhdistys, 2012, 7–14.

‘Family vs. Order: Saint Thomas Aquinas’ Dominican Habit in the Narrative Tradition of the Order’, in Identity and Alterity in Hagiography and Cult of Saints, ed. by Ana Marinković and Trpimir Vedriš. Bibliotheca Hagiotheca, Series Colloquia, vol. 1. Zagreb: Hagiotheca, 2010, 201–218.

‘Hec requies mea seculum seculi – Il corpo e le prime traslazioni di san Tommaso d’Aquino a Fossanova’ [Hec requies mea seculum seculi – the corpse and the first translations of Thomas Aquinas’s remains in Fossanova], in Sanctorum, rivista dell’associazione per lo studio della santità, dei culti e dell’agiografia (2) 2005, 99–110.