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prof. dr. J.T.A.G.M. van Ruiten

Professor of the Reception History of the Bible: Historical hermeneutics
prof. dr. J.T.A.G.M. van Ruiten
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1. Education

1990 PhD degree (supervisors: Prof. W.A.M. Beuken, University of Leuven; Prof. A. van der Kooij, University of Leiden)

1984-90 PhD Research

1984 Master’s degree (cum laude)

1982-83 Postgraduate course at the Leo Baeck College (London)

1979 Bachelor’s degree in Theology

1974-84 Theology degree at the Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam. Semitic Studies at the University of Amsterdam (Judah Palache Institute). Major: Biblical Studies. Minors: Patristics and Philosophical Hermeneutics

 

2. Positions

2016-2017 Resarch Fellow Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

2013 - present professor in the reception history of the Bible: historical hermeneutics

2007 Visiting Professor, University of Leuven, Belgium

1998 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Theology, University of Notre Dame (Indiana), USA

1991-present Associate Professor in Old Testament Exegesis and early Jewish Literature at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen

1991 Lecturer in Old Testament Exegesis at the Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam

1989-90 Visiting lecturer in Old Testament at the Theological Faculty of the Catholic University of Nijmegen (Radboud University)

1986-91 Lecturer in Old Testament Exegesis at the Katholieke Leergangen Tilburg (Fontys Hogeschool)

1984-88 Research Fellow at the Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam

1983-85 Lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament at the Institute for Teachers of Religion Amsterdam

 

3. Administration

2017 - present Chair Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland en Vlaanderen

2017- present Chair Department of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Origins

2012-2016 Director of the Graduate School Theology and Religious Studies

2011-2012 Chair Department of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Origins

2009-2011 Chair Department of Biblical Studies

2008-2016 Chair Degree Programme Advisory Committee, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

2006 - 2012 Board of Examiners 

2002-2006 Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen (portfolio: Education).

2002-2006 Faculty Director of Studies Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen

2001-2002 Chair Bachelor – Master Committee, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

1999-2001 Chair Faculty Board, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

1998-2002 Chair Degree Programme Advisory Committee, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

1996-1999 Secretary of the Dutch Society of Old Testament Studies

1993-94 Secretary of the Department of Judaism and Christianity of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

1984-86 Secretary of the Isaiah workshop

1974-82 Membership of several Committees at the Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam

 

4. Research in keywords

The research (1984- present) is in the following fields:

- Hebrew Bible

- Reception history of the Hebrew Bible

- Literature of early Judaism

- The book of Jubilees

- Intertextuality

 

5. Editorial Activities

2017 - present Parabiblica (Mohr Siebeck)

2015-present Ediotr-in-Chief Themes in Biblical Narrative (Brill)

2007 – present Editorial Board, Studies in the Reception History of the Bible (Eisenbrauns)

2007 – present Editorial Board, SBL-series Early Judaism & Its Literature (Scholars Press)

2006 – 2016 Book Review Editor Journal for the Study of Judaism (Brill)

1998 – present Advisory Board, Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism (Brill)

1991 – present Editorial Board, Journal for the Study of Judaism (Brill)

 

6. Memberships and International Research Networks

- Society of Biblical Literature

- International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament

- European Association of Biblical Studies

- Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature

- Dutch Society of Old Testament Studies

- Catholic Society of Biblical Studies

- Dutch Society of Jewish Studies

- European Society of Jewish Studies

Last modified:09 January 2018 11.04 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 38
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands

Place of work

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1124.0T72
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