Jutta Jokiranta

Jutta Maria Jokiranta (née Miettinen; born 14 April 1971 in Salla) is a Finnish theologian and, since 2018, a Professor in Hebrew Bible and cognate studies at the University of Helsinki. She is a former university lecturer of the Hebrew Bible at the University of Helsinki and an Academy Research Fellow of the Academy of Finland.[1] Her area of specialization is Qumran studies and Second Temple Judaism. She is currently leader of the team in "Society and Religion in Late Second Temple Judaism" in the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in "Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions" (2014–2019, directed by Martti Nissinen).[2] She was elected president of the International Organization for Qumran Studies (IOQS) at their July 2016 meeting in Leuven.[3]

Jutta Jokiranta
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Born (1971-04-14) April 14, 1971 (age 50)
Scientific career
FieldsDead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Judaism
Doctoral advisorRaija Sollamo


  • Jokiranta, Jutta (2013). Social Identity and Sectarianism in the Qumran Movement. Leiden: Brill: ISBN 9789004238619.
  • Hakola, Raimo; Jokiranta, Jutta Maria; Huebenthal, Sandra; Byrskog, Samuel (2016). Social Memory and Social Identity in the Study of Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. ISBN 9783525593752. OCLC 960165325.


  1. ^ Merimaa, Juha (2018-11-20). "Professor Jutta Jokiranta: What do the Dead Sea Scrolls Reveal?". University of Helsinki. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
  2. ^ "Team 4. Society and Religion in Late Second Temple Judaism | Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions". blogs.helsinki.fi. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  3. ^ "IOQS - International Organization for Qumran Studies". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-03-10.