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Society thinks in solving problems, instead of looking for harmony and the good life07th September 2022
Following Francis' work, according to theologian Prof. Willem Marie Speelman, we need to think much more about restoring the house of our society and this earth. And we can do that by focusing on the mystery behind the problems of our time and accepting and learning to appreciate them. Then we can think about what harmonious life could look like. This is what Speelman will be delivering his inaugural speech on September 9.
Modern theology more vibrant and versatile due to globalization and decolonization23rd June 2022
In this book, emeritus professor of interreligious dialogue Marcel Poorthuis and former pastor Wilken Veen consider many theologians of the last forty years from around the world.
Catholic women want more participation in a more inclusive church organization08th June 2022
Catholic women are positive about being women in the Netherlands, but less so about their position within the Catholic Church. These conclusions result from a digital survey, to which more than 2,000 women responded, organized by the Network of Catholic Women (KNV) at the beginning of this year.
Dries de Crom wins prize for best published Dutch article on the Near East20th May 2022
Dr. Dries de Crom has received the Cuijpers-Opdenakker 2022 Annual Prize for the best published scientific article written at a Dutch university. It is a prize of the Netherlands Institute for the Near East.
Farewell Marcel Poorthuis: Spiritual hospitality as the tent of Abraham18th May 2022
Outgoing professor of interreligious dialogue Marcel Poorthuis has seen much change in the past forty years in the area of interfaith understanding.
Valedictory address Marcel Poorthuis: The importance of understanding religious rituals in other religions12th May 2022
In his valedictory address on May 19, theologian Marcel Poorthuis, professor of Interreligious Dialogue, argues for a reflection on religious rituals that are not always understood anymore in modern society, but in which, on the contrary, much wisdom lies.
Call for papers: ENGAGE.EU early-stage researchers & young scholars conference in Sofia, Bulgaria13th April 2022
Deadline call for papers has been extended to Friday 13 May!
Are you a junior researcher and interested in sharing your work with international peers? On June 23 and 24 The University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria will host the first ENGAGE.EU conference.
TEP talkshow on character education10th March 2022
On March 15 a talk show took place on the Tilburg Educational Profile TEP, particularly on character education.
08:45 - 10:00
Tilburg University Christmas Choir 2022
Sing along with Tilburg University Christmas Choir 2022!
16:15 - 17:15
Valedictory address Prof. Bart Koet
Title: The word as a weapon?! Listening to four voices from antiquity: Cicero, Tacitus, Jesus and rabbi Eliezer
10:00 - 12:00
Online Study Information Day Theology study programs
Are you interested in the Bachelor's program in Theology, the Master's program in Theology, the Master Teacher Religious Education Program, or the Master's program in Christianity and Society? On October 14, you can visit our Study Information Day (in Dutch) to get to know the study environment, follow a trial lecture, and meet a student, lecturer, and alumnus of the programs.
10:00 - 16:30
Faculteitsdag Samen vragen stellen
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09:15 - 17:00
Master's Open day
Interested in doing a Master's program? Find out which Master's program suits you best during our Master's Open day on November 19. Learn all about our (pre-)Master’s programs and tracks, and ask teachers, students, and study advisors your questions. Sign up for the Open day now!