Research Theology

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology explains the catholic tradition in the context of contemporary society and studies the spiritual needs of the individual.

Theology

Academic and scientific

The School of Catholic Theology provides academic instruction and scientific support for Christian and Catholic theology and other related fields of endeavour. For this reason, one of the School's principle tasks is to promote scientific research.

Catholic

The Catholic religious and spiritual tradition has developed over two thousand years and has spread throughout the world. Therefore, when we speak of Catholic, we should not understand this as something exclusive but as a term that refers to the entire history of Christian faith.

Faith seeking understanding

The inclusive meaning of Catholic is implied in the word itself. For example, the Greek word, katholikos, means 'universal' in the sense of being comprehensive or pertaining to the whole of humanity. Thus, in line with its motto "Faith seeking Understanding", the School of Catholic Theology aims to study the Christian and Catholic traditions in the context of contemporary culture.

Research

Research at the School is organized in research programs and research institutes that are associated with the School.


Research News

  • Valorization Board sets to work 21 Mar 2016News Valorization Board sets to work
    Since the end of 2015, the Valorization Board has been in place at Tilburg University. The Valorization Board is responsible for the valorization strategy and the execution of the valorization agenda.

  • Piet van Midden and Stephan Hollander winners of Teaching Innovation Award 15 Dec 2015News Piet van Midden and Stephan Hollander winners of Teaching Innovation Award
    At the end of the Teaching Meeting 2015 (14th December) the winners of the award for the best teaching innovation activities at Tilburg University are announced. The winner of the first prize (€ 4000,-) is Piet van Midden (TST), with his zijn ‘New Course Series Hebrew’. The winner of the second prize (€ 2000,-) is Stephan Hollander (TISEM) with the ‘Animated Video Presentations’.

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Klooster, A.M. ten
Name A.M. ten Klooster MA
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position PhD-student
Room NV 205
Phone +31 13 466 3828
E-mail a.m.tenklooster@tilburguniversity.edu
Velde, R.A. te
Name dr. R.A. (Rudi) te Velde
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Assistant Professor
Room K 722
Phone +31 13 466 8987
E-mail r.a.tevelde@tilburguniversity.edu
Jonkers, P.H.A.I.
Name prof. dr. P.H.A.I. Jonkers
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Hoogleraar
Room NE 103
Phone +31 13 466 3844
E-mail p.h.a.i.jonkers@tilburguniversity.edu
Meijers, A.P.H.
Name dr.mr. A.P.H. (Ton) Meijers
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Associate Professor
Room NE 102
Phone +31 13 466 3809
E-mail a.p.h.meijers@tilburguniversity.edu

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