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Director of Baptist Studies, editor of JEBS

Revd Dr Toivo Pilli

B.A. (University of Tartu), Th.M. (University of Tartu), PhD (IBTS/Wales)

Dr Pilli first taught in IBTS Prague from 2002 - 2006 as Director of Baptist and Anabaptist Studies and subsequently relocated to his home country of Estonia.  In 2014 Dr Pilli once again became responsible Baptist and Anabaptist studies and Dean of Research in IBTSC Amsterdam. Dr Pilli has supervised numerous dissertations and published widely on the theme of Baptist and Anabaptist history.

Publications

Pilli, Toivo (2016). Varane anabaptism ja jüngerlus. Mõtteid tänapäevaks. Kirik ja Teoloogia, 227, 1−4.

Pilli, Toivo (2016). On the Edge: Baptists and Other Free Church Evangelicals in Tsarist Russia, 1855-1917 by Albert Wardin. Book review. In: Journal of European Baptist Studies (51). IBTS Centre Amsterdam.

Pilli, Toivo (2015). Where Do We Go from Here? Some Challenges for European Baptistic Ecclesiology. Journal of European Baptist Studies, 2, 5−16.

Pilli, Toivo (2015). Discipleship in Early Anabaptist Tradition: Inspiration for Today. Baptistic Theologies, 7 (2), 44−56.

Pilli, Toivo (2015). Eesti vabakirikute jumalateenistused. Kaido Soom. Liturgika (236−250). Tartu: Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus.

Pilli, Toivo (2014). Baptist Leaders and the Atheistic Powers: A Soviet-Estonian Case Study. In: Anthony R. Cross and John H.Y.Briggs (Ed.). Freedom and the Powers: Perspectives from Baptist History (146−161). Didcot: The Baptist Historical Society.

Pilli, Toivo (2014). The Upside-down Kingdom. In: Gregory C. Joel (Ed.). Baptist Preaching: A Global Anthology (173−182). Waco, USA: Baylor University Press.

Pilli, Toivo (2013). Adam Podin ja pan-evangeelne vaimulaad. Usuteaduslik Ajakiri, 2, 62−87.

Pilli, Toivo (2013). Adam Podin: An Estonian Baptist with International Links and Pan-Evangelical Vision. In: Pieter J. Lalleman, Peter J. Morden, Anthony R. Cross (Ed.). Grounded in Grace: Essays to Honour Ian M. Randall (103−117). London: Spurgenon's College and Baptist Historical Society.

Pilli, Toivo (2011). Re-Evaluating Baptist Mission in the Baltics. In: John H. Y. Briggs and Anthony R. Cross (Ed.). Baptists and the World: Renewing the Vision (120−132). Oxford: Regent Park College, Oxford, and the Baptist Historical Society. (Centre for Baptist History and Heritage Studies; 8).

Pilli, Toivo (2010). Research in Baptist History in Eastern Europe: Why? American Baptist Quarterly, XXIX (4), 229−244.

Pilli, Toivo (2010). Hillar Palias - ohvitseri auastmes pastor. Usuteaduslik Ajakiri, 2, 77−97.

Pilli, Toivo (2010). Christians Under Surveillance During Communism. TransMission, 14−16.

Altnurme, R.; Rohtmets, P.; Vihuri, V.; Sõtšov, A.; Pilli, T.; Kurg, I.; Kaldur, P.; Altnurme, L.; Saard, R.; Aan, H.; Tiitus, M.; Soom, K.; Kilemit, L.; Jürjo, S.; Remmel, A.; Paas, M.; Vilumaa, H. (2009). History of Estonian Ecumenism. Tartu-Tallinn: University of Tartu / Estonian Council of Churches.

Pilli, Toivo (2009). Armas wend ja Andres Tetermann: eesti varase baptismi ajakirjanduslik katsetus. Ain Riistan, Andres Saumets (Toim.). Et sinu usk otsa ei lõpeks - pühendusteos Peeter Roosimaale (100−114). Tartu: Tartu Ülikooli usuteaduskond ja Kõrgem Usuteaduslik Seminar.

Briggs, John (General Editor); Eidberg, Peder; Jones, Keith G.; Pilli, Toivo et al (Associate Editors) (2009). A Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought. Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs: Paternoster.

Pilli, Toivo (2009). Estonia - Baptist History, and Estonian Baptist Theological Seminary. In: John H.Y. Briggs (Ed.). A Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (169−172). Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs: Paternoster. (Studies in Bpatist History and Thought; 33).

Pilli, Toivo (2009). Preaching. In: John H.Y. Briggs (Ed.). A Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (400−401). Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs: Paternoster. (Studies in Baptist History and Thought; 33).

Pilli, Toivo (2009). Piety. In: John H.Y. Briggs (general editor) (Ed.). A Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (390−391). Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs: Paternoster. (Studies in Baptist History and Thought).

Pilli, Toivo (2009). Lutherans/Lutheranism. In: John H.Y. Briggs (general editior) (Ed.). A Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (311−312). Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs: Paternoster. (Studies in Baptist History and Thought; 33).