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Professors at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

Mehdi Azaiez
Biblical studies
Quranic Studies; Early Islam

Reimund Bieringer
Biblical studies
Gospel of John; Pauline literature; Jewish-Christian dialogue; Bible and art

Lieven Boeve
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
fundamental theology; postmodernity; theological method

Bert Broeckaert
Theological and Comparative Ethics
palliative care; world religions; comparative ethics

Frederiek Depoortere
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
catechetics; public theology;
technology and religion, faith, science

Yves De Maeseneer
Theological and Comparative Ethics
theological anthropology; fundamental moral theology; von Balthasar

Peter De Mey
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
ecclesiology; ecumenism; modern theology

Johan De Tavernier
Theological and Comparative Ethics
personalism; Christian ethics; moral theology; applied ethics

Annemie Dillen
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
children-family; pastoral care; domestic violence; practical and empirical theology

Brian Doyle
Biblical studies
contextual exegesis; Biblical Hebrew; Biblical Hebrew poetry

Anthony Dupont
History of Church and Theology
Latin Patristics; Augustine; sermons; Roman North Africa

Rob Faesen
History of Church and Theology
medieval mysticism; Ruusbroec; Hadewijch

Wim François
History of Church and Theology
Biblical scholarship 16th-17th century; Bible translations; mission history

Joris Geldhof
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
liturgical theology; Eucharist, sacramentality

Hans Geybels
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
Church & Media; theology and arts; religious folklore

Jacques Haers
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
liberation theology; creation theology

Leo Kenis
History of Church and Theology
modernism; history of the Faculty;
Vatican II

Thomas Knieps
Theological and Comparative Ethics
theology of marriage and family; sexual and conjugal ethics; lay spirituality

Mathijs Lamberigts
History of Church and Theology
Augustine; Jansenism; Vatican II

Johan Leemans
History of Church and Theology
Greek Patristics; martyrdom; sermons

Bénédicte Lemmelijn
Biblical studies
Septuagint; textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible; Pentateuch

Axel Liégeois
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
practical theology; care ethics; psychiatry and disability

Annemarie Mayer
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions 
fundamental theology, religious studies, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue

Terrence Merrigan
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
christology; interreligious dialogue; John Henry Newman

Didier Pollefeyt
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
post-holocaust Jewish-Christian relations; identity of catholic schools; education

Marc Steen
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
God and human suffering; practical ecclesiology; eschatology

Kristof Struys
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
christology; pneumatology; trinitarian theology; W. Kasper

Eibert Tigchelaar
Biblical studies
Dead Sea Scrolls; Second Temple Judaism; apocalypticism

Thomas Quartier
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
liturgical spirituality; monastic studies; empirical research

Anne Vandenhoeck
Pastoral and Empirical Theology
pastoral care; practical theology; search for meaning; pastoral supervision

Stephan van Erp
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
fundamental theology; philosophical and political theology; Edward Schillebeeckx

Pierre Van Hecke
Biblical studies
linguistics; metaphors; Hebrew poetry

Dries Vanysacker
History of Church and Theology
early modern church history; history of sports; mission history

Joseph Verheyden
Biblical studies
Synoptic gospels and Acts; apocryphal literature; reception history

Johan Verstraeten
Theological and Comparative Ethics
Catholic social thought; spirituality and leadership; business ethics

Lieve Watteeuw
History of Church and Theology
book history; book conservation