Dr. G.M.G. Teugels

UHD Semitica en Judaica/ Associate Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Old Testament / Judaism

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. From 2014 to 2017 she was involved as postdoc in the NWO project "Parables and the Partings of the Way". In this capacity whe wrote her book "The Meshalim in the Mekhiltot". Lieve was appointed assistant professor of Semitics and Jewish Studies at the PThU in Amsterdam in June 2016. Since november 2020 she is associate professor. 

Lieve is one of the driving forces behind the Centre for Early Jewish Hermeneutics. She takes place in the research group Moving Identities. 

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.

See https://pthu.academia.edu/LieveTeugels, my LinkedIn page  and my personal website.


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