Esivalta : The Religious Roots of the Finnish moral view of the society

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dc.contributor.author Huttunen, Niko
dc.contributor.editor Sinnemäki, Kaius
dc.contributor.editor Portman, Anneli
dc.contributor.editor Tilli, Jouni
dc.contributor.editor Nelson, Robert H.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-25T16:11:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-25T16:11:02Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Huttunen , N 2019 , Esivalta : The Religious Roots of the Finnish moral view of the society . in K Sinnemäki , A Portman , J Tilli & R H Nelson (eds) , On the Legacy of Lutheranism in Finland : Societal Perspectives . Studia Fennica Historica , no. 25 , Suomalaisen kirjallisuuden seura , Helsinki , pp. 257-272 . https://doi.org/10.21435/sfh.25
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dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/312277
dc.description.abstract Apostle Paul’s teaching on earthly authorities became important for the Lutheran tradition. The Lutheran interpretation of Paul is crystallized in the peculiar word esivalta in Finnish, överhet in Swedish. This Lutheran teaching was the only civics the Finnish people received for centuries after the Reformation. From the 19th century on, this teaching was shaped by the idea of legality. This development was spurred in the last decades of the Russian rule due to the legally questionable politics of assimilation of Finland to Russia. The Finnish Civil War in 1918 strengthened the demand for the idea of obedience to the state and its laws. This led to the idea of the legal esivalta, in which one should be obedient towards the laws enacted by the parliament. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Suomalaisen kirjallisuuden seura
dc.relation.ispartof On the Legacy of Lutheranism in Finland
dc.relation.ispartofseries Studia Fennica Historica
dc.relation.isversionof 978-951-858-135-5
dc.relation.isversionof 978-951-858-149-2
dc.relation.isversionof 978-951-858-150-8
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dc.subject 5141 Sociology
dc.title Esivalta : The Religious Roots of the Finnish moral view of the society en
dc.type Chapter
dc.contributor.organization Faculty of Theology
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.21435/sfh.25
dc.relation.issn 1458-526X
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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