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Martina Björkander is a post-doc researcher in practical theology at the Polin Intstitute at Åbo Akademi University. She successfully defended her thesis in Global Christianity and Interreligious Relations at Lund University in August 2021. 

Earlier publications include:

Prosén, M. (2015). Pentecostalism in Eastern Africa.

Prosén, M. (2017). Överflödande liv: Holistisk soteriologi som motivation för socio-politiskt engagemang.

Prosén, M. (2018). Songs that carry transformation: Pentecostal praise and worship rituals in Nairobi, Kenya.

Prosén, M. (2019). Pentecostal Praise and Worship as a Mode of Theology.

Prosén, M. (2020). Abundant life: holistic soteriology as motivation for socio-political engagement.

Prosén, M. (2021). A Rhythm that Connects my Heart with God: Worship, Ritual and Pentecostal Spirituality as Theology.

Her current research deals with the genocide in Rwanda from a theological standpoint. 

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