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History of evangelical Lutheran theology in interwar Latvia: a view from Finland

Keywords: Jouko Talonen, history of evangelical Lutheran theology
Language: In Latvian

The author of the article, Voldemārs Lauciņš, comprehensively introduces to a study on evangelical Lutheran theology in Latvia from 1920 to 1940, published in the spring of 2021. The author of the book, Jouko Talonen, a Finnish scholar well-known also to Latvian readers
interested in history, gives an overview of the development of Latvian Lutheran theology in Latvia between the First and the Second World War, the roots of the University of Tartu and the influence of Adolf Harnack, the first academic Latvian theologians, theology, church and society in Latvia in the interwar period, and other issues of significance in the history of theology.