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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, and 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 theology; empirical theology

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

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, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, theology and religious studies

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; religious education

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

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
Gospel of John; Christology; historical criticism

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

Stephan Van Erp
Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions
Fundamental Theology; 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