Sturla Stålsett

– Diaconia research should not be first and foremost understood as research on diaconia. Rather, we should view it as diaconal action in itself, says professor Sturla Stålsett. 

Roar G. Fotland about Norwegian Missionaries in Zimbabwe

– Norwegian missionaries in Zimbabwe brought with them many positive things. But some missionaries had unmistakable racist attitudes, says Roar G. Fotland. 

hvidsten on a map backdrop

MF welcomed Andreas Holmedahl Hvidsten as a postdoctoral fellow in October, and he has now been welcomed as a Research Member at MF CASR.


In September, MF welcomed Ragnar Misje Bergem as a Postdoctoral Fellow.  Now we're happy to welcome him to MF CASR.

cirafesi and ruins at capernaum

On 1 January, MF welcomed Postdoctoral Fellow Wally Cirafesi, and joined the MF CASR community.

Karl Olav Sandnes about Paulus

The Apostle Paul's view of the Mosaic law is disputed among interpreters of Paul. Professor Karl Olav Sandnes' research is a contribution to this debate.


Associate professor Tron Fagermoen studies what type of language the church should use when participating in public debate.

Solvor Mjøberg Lauritzen studies Roma - Romani people - in Romania, and their education

– Education researchers have contributed to creating and sustaining flawed notions about Romas education situation, says Solvor Mjøberg Lauritzen.

Asle Eikrem, professor

- Who and how many should we let into Norway, and on the basis of which criteria, asks MF-professor Asle Eikrem.

Maria Ledstam

– When religion and work are intertwined, it can be a positive experience. But for some, it can also feel like a way for employers to exploit a worker's loyalty, says MF research fellow Maria Ledstam.