Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Simo Kiviranta

Simo Kiviranta (1936 - 2004) was a Finnish Count and Licentiate in Theology.

Kiviranta was initially a parish priest in the Länsi-Pori parish and the Turku Cathedral parish. After, he was an assistant at the Department of Religion and Missionary Studies and the Ecumenical Archive of the University of Helsinki and an assistant at the Department of Ecumenics of the Department of Systematic Theology from 1966–1992.

Kiviranta edited several theological books and translated Martin Luther's texts into Finnish. For the last years he was the chairman of the Finnish Luther Foundation.

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