Lieve Teugels received her doctorate in Theology at the KU Leuven in Belgium in 1994. She specialized in Hebrew Bible and rabbinic literature, especially midrash. From 1994 until 2002 she was assistent professor of Judaism at the faculty of theology of Utrecht University. In 2000-2002 she was visiting scholar at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York. She lived in the US until 2009. Lieve has been appointed part-time assistant professor of Semitics and Jewish Studies at the PThU in Amsterdam in June 2016. In addition, she is involved in the NWO project "Parables and the Partings of the Ways" at Utrecht University, in which she works on an annotated critical edition of early Jewish parables.
Lieve is the author of three books :
Lieve M. Teugels, The Meshalim in the Mekhiltot. An Annotated Edition and Translation of the Parables in Mekhilta de Rabbi Ishmael and Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai (TSAJ 176), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen (2019).
Aggadat Bereshit. Translated from the Hebrew with an Introduction and Notes.(Jewish and Christian Perspectives, 4), Brill, Leiden 2001.
Bible and Midrash. The Story of ‘The Wooing of Rebekah’(Gen. 24) (Biblical Exegesis and Theology, 35), Peeters, Leuven 2004.
and many articles. See my publication list.
Lieve Teugels is the author of many blogs on PThU Bijbelblog and Parabelproject.nl (https://parabelproject.nl/tag/lieve-teugels/)