31 Notable alumni of
MF Norwegian School of Theology

The MF Norwegian School of Theology is 2732nd in the world, 864th in Europe, and 11th in Norway by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 31 notable alumni from the MF Norwegian School of Theology sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kjell Magne Bondevik

    Kjell Magne Bondevik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatpriest
    Biography

    Kjell Magne Bondevik is a Norwegian Lutheran minister and politician. As leader of the Christian Democratic Party, he served as Prime Minister of Norway from 1997 to 2000, and from 2001 to 2005, making him Norway's longest serving non-Labour Party prime minister since World War II. Currently, Bondevik is president of the Oslo Centre for Peace and Human Rights.

  2. Olav Fykse Tveit

    Olav Fykse Tveit
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    theologianpastormilitary chaplainpriest
    Biography

    Olav Fykse Tveit is a Norwegian Lutheran theologian and bishop, and the current Preses of the Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway. He was elected to the post of general secretary of the World Council of Churches on 27 August 2009. He entered office on 1 January 2010, for a proposed term of five years, and was re-elected to a second term in July 2014. He resigned from the post in March 2020, having been elected Preses of the Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway.

  3. Gunnar Stålsett

    Gunnar Stålsett
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    politicianpriesttheologian
    Biography

    Gunnar Johan Stålsett is a Norwegian theologican and politician. He was leader of the Centre Party 1977–1979, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation 1985–1993 and bishop of Oslo, in the Church of Norway 1998–2005.

  4. Eyvind Skeie

    Eyvind Skeie
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    priestwritersongwriterhymnwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Eyvind Skeie is a Norwegian priest and author.

  5. Ole Christian Kvarme

    Ole Christian Kvarme
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    priesttranslator
    Biography

    Ole Christian Mælen Kvarme is a Norwegian bishop of the Church of Norway. He was bishop of Oslo in the Lutheran Church of Norway from 2005 and 2017. As Bishop of Oslo, Kvarme was the personal prelate of the Norwegian Royal Family.

  6. Helen Bjørnøy

    Helen Bjørnøy
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianpriest
    Biography

    Helen Oddveig Bjørnøy is a Norwegian Lutheran minister and politician (Socialist Left Party), currently County Governor of Buskerud. From October 2005 to October 2007, she was Minister of the Environment in the Red-Green Coalition cabinet headed by Jens Stoltenberg. On 18 October 2007 she was relieved from her duties in the government and replaced by Erik Solheim (Socialist Left Party).

  7. Marta Steinsvik

    Marta Steinsvik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1877-1950 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    writercontributing editorjournalisttranslator
    Biography

    Marta Steinsvik was a Norwegian author and translator. She was a champion of women's rights, a proponent of anti-semitism and anti-Catholicism, and promoter of the use of Nynorsk. She was the first female to graduate from the Norwegian School of Theology.

  8. Solveig Fiske

    Solveig Fiske
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
    Biography

    Solveig Margrete Fiske is a bishop in the Church of Norway in the Diocese of Hamar, seated in Hamar.

  9. Tor Berger Jørgensen

    Tor Berger Jørgensen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    priestmissionary
    Biography

    Tor Berger Jørgensen is a Norwegian Bishop who until 2015 was Bishop of the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland in the Church of Norway. Appointed in 2019, he now serves as the Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain and resides in London.

  10. Halvor Nordhaug

    Halvor Nordhaug
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Halvor Nordhaug is a Norwegian Bishop in the Lutheran Church of Norway. He was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Bjørgvin in 2008 and has served in that capacity since that time. Nordhaug is the son of bishop Ole Nordhaug and psalmist Liv Nordhaug. Halvor Nordhaug is married and has three children.

  11. Odd Bondevik

    Odd Bondevik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1941-2014 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    priestmissionary
    Biography

    Odd Bondevik was a Norwegian theologian who was the Bishop of the Diocese of Møre in the Church of Norway from 17 November 1991 until retirement in 2008. He also served as Preses of the Bishop's Conference of the Church of Norway from 1998 until 2002.

  12. Olav Skjevesland

    Olav Skjevesland
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1942-2019 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Olav Skjevesland was a Norwegian theologian and priest. He was the Bishop of the Diocese of Agder og Telemark from 1998 until his retirement in 2012, and since that time he was a Bishop Emeritus. He was also the Preses (Primus inter pares, "first among equals") and thus presided over the Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway from 2006 until 2010. During his time as a bishop, he was considered to be theologically conservative and he was opposed to letting gay priests serve in the church.

  13. Tor Singsaas

    Tor Singsaas
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
    Biography

    Tor Singsaas is a Norwegian Lutheran minister and the former bishop in the Diocese of Nidaros.

  14. Ingeborg Midttømme

    Ingeborg Midttømme
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    priesttrade unionist
    Biography

    Ingeborg Synnøve Midttømme is a Norwegian Lutheran bishop for the Diocese of Møre in the Church of Norway. Midttømme was born in Oslo, Norway on 20 November 1961. She has been the Bishop since 2008. She was elected as the first female leader of the Norwegian Association of Clergy trade union in 2003.

  15. Stein Reinertsen

    Stein Reinertsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Stein Reinertsen is a Norwegian Lutheran clergyman who since January 2013 has been bishop in the Diocese of Agder og Telemark of the Church of Norway.

  16. Ernst Oddvar Baasland

    Ernst Oddvar Baasland
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
    Biography

    Ernst Oddvar Baasland was the Bishop of the Diocese of Stavanger in the Church of Norway from 1998 to 2009. He resigned from his position on 15 June 2009, following the Baasland case involving his son Bjarte Baasland.

  17. Finn Wagle

    Finn Wagle
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Finn Wagle is a theologian and a former bishop of Nidaros in the Church of Norway. He was also the Preses (Primus inter pares, “first among equals”) and thus presided over the Bishop's Conference in the Church of Norway from 2002 until 2006.

  18. Laila Riksaasen Dahl

    Laila Riksaasen Dahl
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
    Biography

    Laila Riksaasen Dahl is a Norwegian theologian who served as bishop of the Diocese of Tunsberg in the Church of Norway from 2002 to 2014.

  19. Ivar Braut

    Ivar Braut
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Biography

    Ivar Braut is a Norwegian theologian and priest. He was the Bishop of the Diocese of Stavanger from 2017-2019. He is considered to be a conservative bishop, a contrast to his predecessor.

  20. Fridtjov Søiland Birkeli

    Fridtjov Søiland Birkeli
    Born in
    Madagascar Flag Madagascar
    Years
    1906-1983 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    priestmissionary
    Biography

    Fridtjov Søiland Birkeli was a Norwegian Lutheran missionary, writer, magazine editor, and bishop. He also served in the administration of the Lutheran World Federation.

  21. Tore Johnsen

    Tore Johnsen
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    priesttheologianauthor
    Biography

    Tore Johnsen is since 2009 the general secretary of the Sami Church Council, former leader of the council (2006–2009), and a central figure within Sami church life.

  22. Olav Øygard

    Olav Øygard
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Biography

    Olav Øygard is a Norwegian Lutheran prelate of the Church of Norway who serves as the Bishop of Nord-Hålogaland since 2014. Nord-Hålogaland covers Troms and Finnmark countries, and also Svalbard. Øygard is a self-described "middle of the Church" theologian.

  23. Tor Wennesland

    Tor Wennesland
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Tor Wennesland is a Norwegian diplomat.

  24. Per Oskar Kjølaas

    Per Oskar Kjølaas
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    priesttheologian
    Biography

    Per Oskar Alfred Kjølaas was the bishop of the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland in the Church of Norway from 2002 until 2014.

  25. Ola T. Lånke

    Ola T. Lånke
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianpriest
    Biography

    Ola Torgeir Lånke is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.

  26. Line Henriette Hjemdal

    Line Henriette Hjemdal
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Line Henriette Holten Hjemdal is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party and former 5th Vice President of the Storting.

  27. Vidar Leif Haanes

    Vidar Leif Haanes
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    priestprofessorhistoriantheologian
    Biography

    Vidar L. Haanes is a Norwegian professor of church history and rector of MF Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo.

  28. Hans Edvard Wisløff

    Hans Edvard Wisløff
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1902-1969 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    priestwritertheologian
    Biography

    Hans Edvard Wisløff was a Norwegian theologian and writer. He was also the Bishop of the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland from 1959 until his death in 1969.

  29. Ole D. Hagesæther

    Ole D. Hagesæther
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    theologianpriest
    Biography

    Ole Danbolt Hagesæther is a Norwegian theologian with the Church of Norway. He was born on 3 October 1941 in Bergen, Norway, and he served as the Bishop of the Diocese of Bjørgvin from 1994 until his retirement in 2008. Hagesæther is the son of theologian Olav Hagesæther.

  30. Øystein Ingar Larsen

    Øystein Ingar Larsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Øystein Ingar Larsen was Bishop of the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland from 1992 to 2006.

  31. Magne Valen-Sendstad

    Magne Valen-Sendstad
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1913-1984 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Magne Livius Valen-Sendstad was a Norwegian priest.