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How to find us prof. dr. E. (Edward) van 't Slot

prof. dr. E. van 't Slot

Special chair for systematic theology and 21st century ecclesiology
prof. dr. E. van 't Slot

1992-2001 Studies of Theology at the Department of Theology (Utrecht University); and Master of Divinity of the Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk in Utrecht. Main subject Philosophy of Religion, minor subjects New Testament and Hermeneutics (1997, University of Nottingham) and History of the Early Church. Master thesis on Karl Barth’s contribution to the theodicy debate.

2001 Ordained as a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church (from 2004: Protestant Church in the Netherlands), serving in Opende / Kornhorn (Groningen) until 2009 and in Zwolle from 2009 untill November 2015. From November 2015 minister in special service.

May 17th 2010: PhD (with honours), Protestant Theological University (Utrecht), thesis: Openbaringsnegativisme: Bonhoeffers kritiek op Barths actualistische geloofsbegrip.

From Spring 2012: president of the Dutch language section of the International Bonhoeffer Society.

September 2012-August 2014: Fellow of the Committee of Professors by Special Appointment, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen (tenure track)

From September 2014: Professor (by special appointment) in Systematic Theology and Church in the 21st Century, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

From September 2015: Lecturer (seminary) and researcher (ecclesiology), Protestant Theological University Amsterdam / Groningen

Publications (selection)

2015: Het zevende 'maar'. Het filosofische gesprek tussen academie en kerk (Inaugural lecture, University of Groningen)

2015: Negativism of Revelation? Bonhoeffer and Barth on Faith and Actualism (Dogmatik in der Moderne 12), Mohr Siebeck Tübingen

2015: ‘Die christologische Konzentration: Anfang und Durchführung’, Zeitschrift für dialektische Theologie Heft 61, Jhrg. 31 (2015/1), 12-31

2013: ‘The Freedom of Scripture: Bonhoeffer’s Changing View of Biblical Canonicity’, in: R.K. Wüstenberg / J. Zimmermann (eds.), God Speaks to Us: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Biblical Hermeneutics (International Bonhoeffer Interpretations 5), Peter Lang Frankfurt, 101-122

2011: ‘Theonomy and Analogy in Ecclesiology: Sources in Barth and Bonhoeffer for a Dynamic Ecclesiology’, Zeitschrift für dialektische Theologie Supplement Series 5, 45-58

2010: Openbaringsnegativisme: Bonhoeffers kritiek op Barths actualistische geloofsbegrip, Boekencentrum Academic Zoetermeer

2004: ‘Karl Barth over “Das Nichtige”’, Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 58, 226-238

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