19 februari 2018Inauguration of Professor Maarten Wisse
On Friday the 23th of February 2018, the inauguration will take place of Dr Maarten Wisse. This day he will accept his office as Professor of Dogmatics, with a speech, entitled ‘the most dangerous belief of all, dogmatics as prophecy’.
24 januari 2018PThU delegation visits Leuven
On 11 January a large delegation of researchers from the PThU, headed by the rector of the university, visited the Evangelical Theological Faculty in Leuven (Belgium). The purpose of the visit was to examine to which extend the current collaboration, within the Erasmus+ framework, in the field of education could be extended to the field of research.
22 januari 2018Consultation with Princeton Theological Seminary on Karl Barth
From 13 to 17 January the eighth international consultation between Princeton Theological Seminary and the Protestant Theological University, about the interpretation of the work of Karl Barth (1886-1968), took place at the PThU in Groningen. The theme of the consultation was ‘the Spirit that Gives Life’, and thereby the pneumatology in Barth.
20 december 2017Invitation Symposium ‘Parables and Fables in the Graeco-Roman World’
14 december 2017PhD graduation Hanna Rijken MA at the PThU
22 november 2017Chinese research fellow at PThU Groningen
From 3 October to 31 December Dr. Jingyi Ji of the Yangjing Theological Seminary, Beijing (China), is staying as a research fellow at the PThU in Groningen.
14 november 2017The PThU grants honorary doctorates to Dr Beatrice de Graaf and Dr Dirkie Smit
Professor Beatrice de Graaf of Utrecht University and the South-African theologian professor Dirkie Smit of Princeton Theological Seminary (U.S.A.) will receive an honorary doctorate of the Protestant Theological University (PThU). The ceremony is part of the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the university, on 9 January 2018 in Groningen.
14 november 2017Dr. Jos de Kock board member of Religious Education Association
During the yearly congress of the Religious Education Association (REA) in St. Louis (V.S.) last weekend, PThU-lecturer dr. Jos de Kock was elected as a member of the board of directors, of the same association.
30 oktober 2017Council for World Mission (CWM) Theological Education Consultation
PThU Groningen, Oct 30th – Nov 3rd 2017. The Theological Education Consultation follows on from CWM’s first Theological Consultation held between the Caribbean and South Asia in 2016. The Consultation will consider how and if theological education equips churches and theology students to faithfully serving God’s mission in our diverse and complex contemporary world, focussing particularly on Europe and Africa.
10 oktober 2017PThU welcomes research fellow
Until the end of october Justin Tanis, Managing Director of the Center for LGBTQ and Gender studies in Religion at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkely, California, will stay as research fellow at the PThU in Amsterdam.
2 oktober 2017PThU hosts Francophone Postdoctoral Research Seminar
From 27 September till 18 October the PThU will host a Post-Doc Research Conference for Rectores and Senior Staff of a number of theological schools from French speaking Africa.
25 september 2017PhD Ceremony Stephen Milford
On Thursday, 21 September 2017, Stephen Milford defended his doctoral dissertation at the Academy Building of the University of Groningen (Broerstraat 5, Groningen). The title of his dissertation is: ‘Eccentricity in Anthropologie. David H. Kelsey’s Anthropological Formula as a Way Out of the Substantive-Relational Image Dei Debate’.
18 september 2017PThU receives additional funds Erasmus+
The Eramus+ KA107 proposal, submitted by the Protestant Theological University last spring and focusing on the strengthening of cooperation with the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, has been approved.