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prof. dr. P.J.J. van Geest

Full Professor 

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Biblical Sciences and Church History


  • Director of the Centre of Patristic Research (UvT-VU)

    Full Professor of Church History and History of Theology, Faculty of Catholic Theology, Tilburg University

    Professor Graduate School of Humanities at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Tilburg

    Extraordinary Professor of Patristics and Augustinian Studies, Faculty of Theology, VU University Amsterdam.



Principal publications

  • Waarachtigheid. Augustinus over levenskunst. Zoetermeer: Meinema, 2011. 182 pp.
  • The Incomprehensibility of God. Augustine as a Negative Theologian. Leuven-Dudley: Peeters, 2010. XII + 277 pp. (Late Antique History and Religion 4) [Spanish translation published 2014].
  • [with E. Meijering, L. Westra], De status van de kerkvaders. Geschiedenis ? thema?s ? perspectief. Zoetermeer: Meinema; Averbode: Altiora, 2009. 242 pp.
  • [with Eduardus Van der Borght (eds)],  Foreigners and Strangers on Earth. Essays in Honour of Abraham van de Beek. Leiden-Boston, 2011. (Studies in Reformed Theology 20). xxii + 920 pp.;
  • Athanasius of Alexandria. New Perspectives on his Theology and Asceticism. Leiden: Brill, 2010 (Church History and Religious Culture 90. Special Issue). 181 pp.;

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Last amended: 23 April 2018