Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

Doctoral Programme in Religious Studies (Leuven)


 ph.D student Ahaddour Chaïma
Person in charge of the project Broeckaert Bert (3H140001) Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices Regarding Death and Dying of Middle-aged and Elderly Muslim Women of Moroccan...

 ph.D student Batovici Daniel
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H130436) The Construction of Textual Authority in Early Christianity: An Enquiry into the Margins of the New Testament ...

 ph.D student Bouwens Jan
Person in charge of the project Pollefeyt Didier (3H130340) Design and realisation of an automated and online system for the analysis, description and interpretation of r...

 ph.D student Dhont Marieke
Person in charge of the project Lemmelijn Bénédicte (3H110461) The Greek Rendering of Hebrew Wordplay in the Specific Literary Context of the Janus Parallelism Within the Bo...

 ph.D student Gerace Antonio
Person in charge of the project François Wim (3H130452) A Golden Age of Biblical Scholarship in Louvain and Douai (1550-1650)

 ph.D student Hartog Pieter
Person in charge of the project Tigchelaar Eibert (3H110423) Pesher ha-Davar: Commentary Texts in Qumran and the Greek and Hellenistic-Jewish Traditions.

 ph.D student Schrijver, Laurien Alda
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H110643) Spiritual experience of patients in a multicultural society: Empirical analysis of the demand-supply alignment...

 ph.D student Van den Noortgaete Francis
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H120420) The Icon as a Window for Environmental Dialogue

 ph.D student van Neer Jozef Jacobus Henricu
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H140357) Baptized Rhetoric. Structure and Argument of Saint Augustine's Nativity Sermons 184-196, investigated on l...

Doctoral Programme in Theology (Leuven)


 ph.D student Abasili Alexander
Person in charge of the project Doyle Brian (3H090012) A Critical Study of 2 Sm 11-12: Towards an Understanding of Adultery in the Hebrew Bible and its cross-cultura...

 ph.D student Adomaityte Vaiva
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H110441) Resituating the Role of Emotions in Theological Ethics. Reading Aquinas’ Treatise on the Passions in Dialogue ...

 ph.D student Adomaityte Vilte
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H120401) Theology and the Quest for Authentic Humanity: The Theological Existentialism of John Macquarrie

 ph.D student Agten Els
Person in charge of the project François Wim (3H100640) The Controversy between the Jansenists and the Roman Catholics with regard to Bible Reading in the Vernacular ...

 ph.D student Amadasu Idahosa
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090529) In Search of Criteria for an African Christianity from the Nigerian Context: A Critical-Constructive Inquiry i...

 ph.D student Amalanathan Leema, Ravi Don Bo
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H070668) A Comparative and Critical Conversation between the Ecclesiologies of Radical Orthodoxy and Liberation Theolog...

 ph.D student Ambrus Gabor
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090265) The Figurae of Revelation: A Study of the Inter-Media Relations in the Theology of Joachim of Fiore

 ph.D student Andrevon, Martine
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H110095) Does the Declaration Nostra Aetate 4 suffice as a basis for the development of a Catholic theologie about Juda...

 ph.D student Annan Stephen
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H100641) "What is wrong with us?” The Development of a Catholic Charismatic Ecclesiology in view of the Growth of Pente...

 ph.D student Arblaster John
Person in charge of the project Faesen Robertus (3H120351) Overforminghe as deification? The theme of deification in the work of John of Ruusbroec in light of the older ...

 ph.D student Arenas Pérez Sandra
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H090166) The Doctrine of the 'Elementa Ecclesiae' before, during and after Vatican II and its implications...

 ph.D student Baeke Goedele
Person in charge of the project Broeckaert Bert (3H070649) Religion and Ethics at the End of Life. A Comparative Research among Eldery Jewish and Muslim Women in Antwerp...

 ph.D student Bakker Arjen
Person in charge of the project Tigchelaar Eibert (3H100505) From the Share of the Elect to the Wisdom of the Sect: A Study of 4QInstruction and its Relations to the Serek...

 ph.D student Baoulé, Séké
Person in charge of the project Broeckaert Bert (3H110646) Théologie chrétienne de la sorcellerie. Evangélisation des pratiques en pays adjoukrou

 ph.D student Barbu Stefanita
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H090165) Contemporary Orthodox Ecclesiological Perspectives on “Primacy”: An Assessment of Nicholai Afanasiev and John ...

 ph.D student Behrenfeld Mary Ann
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H140078) The Red Square God: The Role of Abstract Art in Mediating the Liturgy

 ph.D student Biesbrouck Wouter
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H100024) [Postmodern Interreligious Dialogue? An Investigation into the Possibility of a Tradition-Specific Approa...

 ph.D student Billefod Yann
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H080070) Le statut du radicalisme chrétien dans les évangiles synoptiques, à partir de l...

 ph.D student Bognar Jonas
Person in charge of the project (3H090145) Developing an Ethical Vision of Gender Relationship: A Critical and Ethical Analysis in the Light of Western C...
Person in charge of the project Kenis Leo (3H090071) The Transatlantic Modernist Connection: Archbishop Patrick Riordan of San Francisco, the Jesuits and George Ty...

 ph.D student Boone Eric
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H140332) L'onction pré-baptismale dans la théologie syrienne des 3ème et 4ème si&egrave...

 ph.D student Borja Warlito
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H100506) The Prophetic Voice of the Church in a Global Society - A Critical Study on the Role of the Church in Politics...

 ph.D student Bosschaert Dries
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H120403) Revisiting a Neglected Theological Current: A Historico-Critical Investigation into the ‘Theology of the Tempo...

 ph.D student Boubag Alain
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H110370) Bien commun et biens publics globaux: pour une justice globale et un futur équitable face &ag...

 ph.D student Brasoveanu Teodor
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110426) The Relationship between Power and Violence in the Corinthian correspondence: A Confrontation of the Work of E...

 ph.D student CEUPPENS WALTER
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H110105) The universal human society in Francisco de Vitoria's Relectiones

 ph.D student Cai Yilun
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H110107) Desiderium Naturale Videndi Deum in Robert Bellarmine’s Theology of Grace -His Thought and Its Implication fo...

 ph.D student Chan Siu Ping
Person in charge of the project Faesen Robertus (3H100025) A Comparative Study of Chinese and Christian Mysticism Based on Zhuangzi and Ruusbroec

 ph.D student Chandy Vadakkan Sain
Person in charge of the project (3H110032) Pastoral Accompaniment for Patients with a Severe and Enduring Psychiatric Disorder: A Theologically grounded ...
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H100642) ON THE NATURALNESS OF THE INDIAN CASTE SYSTEM: CHRISTIAN ETHICS AND NEO-DARWINISM IN DISCUSSION ABOUT ITS EVOL...

 ph.D student Cheung Ming Yeung
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3E080176) Poetics of Christian Action: Paul Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics of Human Action as the Basis for a Practical-Hermeneu...

 ph.D student Chinliankhup Stanislaus
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H100507) Becoming a leper: an incarnational approach to peace building and its application to the Manipur context

 ph.D student Chittilappilly Thomas Shiju
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H080124) Does Augustine’s Doctrine of Predestination Really Need Christ as (Unique) Mediator?

 ph.D student Christopher John
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H110440) Character Development and Virtuous Life: Rehabilitating Virtues in Catholic Church's View on Moral Educati...

 ph.D student Cimorelli Christopher
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H110436) John Henry Newman’s Theology of History: The ‘Theological Imaginary’

 ph.D student Cockx Judith
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H100521) Experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting in the light of meaning-making: a practical theologic...

 ph.D student Coman Viorel
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H120405) Contemporary Orthodox ¨Perspectives on the “Filioque”: Dumitru Staniloae’s and John Zizioulas’ Trinit...

 ph.D student Cooper Patrick
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H100428) Minne. A Love'above reason and without manner'. An interdisciplinary encounter between Jan van Ruusbro...

 ph.D student Csonta Istvan
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H090530) The Genesis and Conciliar redaction history of Apostolicam Actuositatem - The Document on the lay apostolate (...

 ph.D student D'Souza Simplicio
Person in charge of the project Wisse Pieter (3H090526) Resituating God and Salvation: A Critical Comparison of the Theology of Brahmabandhab Upadhyay and Pseudo-Dion...

 ph.D student Daelemans Bert
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H110020) Spiritus Loci. A Theology of Created Space drawing on Maximus, Tillich and Rahner.

 ph.D student Darsi Don Bosco
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H140002) Ethics between Rigorism and Laxism – An Evaluation of the Reasonableness of the Moral Law (with a Focus on Epi...

 ph.D student David Martin Santha Kumar
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H120407) Towards An Empowering Theological Ethical Vision on Informal Work: Guidelines for Future Catholic Social Teach...

 ph.D student Davis Phillip
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090528) Towards a Christian Open Narrative of Love: An exploration of the Theological Implications of its Openness

 ph.D student De Schrijver Stefaan
Person in charge of the project Liegeois Axel (3H110115) A practical theological approach for pastoral guidance of suicidal people with a psychiatric disorder.

 ph.D student Debilly Xavier
Person in charge of the project Kenis Leo (3H140172) Condition historique et théologie chez Marie-Dominique Chenu. Les interactions de l’intelligence de la ...

 ph.D student Decoene Anneleen
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090269) Developing a critical white feminist theology as a transformative contribution to the multicultural debate

 ph.D student Dias John Alwyn
Person in charge of the project Leijssen Lambert (3H100064) Salut universel et principe sacramentel. Vers une relecture théologique et symbolique de l'é...

 ph.D student Dickinson Colby
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090022) Religious Categories in between Philosophy and Theology: A Fundamental-Theological Investigation into the&nbsp...

 ph.D student Dinh Ngoi
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3E070995) Relating with God and the Cosmos: A Critical Appropriation of Leonardo Boff's Liberative Ecological Theolo...

 ph.D student Dinh, Hoan
Person in charge of the project Faesen Robertus (3H080133) Faithful Filial Love: Applying Father Vu Khoa Cu?’s spirituality to parish life in the Diocese of Rochester. ...

 ph.D student Djokpe Cocou Pamphile
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H130338) Surnaturel et grâce chez Henri de Lubac: Quelle théologie du salut?

 ph.D student Donkovic Mateja
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H110442) Between Mystery and Mastery: A Theological and Ethical Reflection on Transhumanism.

 ph.D student Drexler-Dreis Joseph
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H120353) Theologies of Love as Combat Literature: Frantz Fanon's Decolonial Challenge

 ph.D student Dy Oliver
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H120409) The Pastoral Relativization of the Latin Vulgate in the Post-Vatican II Church: A Study on the Later History ...

 ph.D student Ervite Lazaro
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H110443) Luke’s Attitude toward the Law: An Exegetical Study of Luke 16:1-31

 ph.D student Fernando Patrick
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H140359) Peace and Reconciliation in the Roman Missal: A Liturgico-Theological Analysis with Concrete Pastoral Recommen...

 ph.D student Friday III John Rogers
Person in charge of the project (3H090020) From Bethsaïda to Jericho. The Identity of the Discipel in Mc8,22-10,52
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H090034) Graced Foundations: Problems and Possibilities of Religious Experience as a Category for Interreligious Dialog...

 ph.D student Gaumer Matthew
Person in charge of the project (3H090052) The Emerging Concept of Gender Equality as a Challenge to Marriage and Family Life in India: A Practical-Theol...
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H090025) The Appeal to the Cyprian in the Doratist and Pelagian Controversies: A Study of the Legitimacy of the Use of ...

 ph.D student George Josin
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H090023) Spirituality-Based Leadership as a Precondition For Responsible Business. Towards Elucidating the Link between...

 ph.D student Goyvaerts Samuel
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H100011) Unity and Presence, Sacrifice and Community. The Theology of the Eucharist and of the Liturgy according to the...

 ph.D student Grimes Gregory
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H080136) Paradigm shifts in theology? A fundamental theological inquiry.

 ph.D student Grundeken Mark
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H080283) Searching for the 'implied Community' of the Shepherd of Hermas.

 ph.D student Herimbola Jean-José
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H110094) Humanity's supernatural destination as interpretation principle for the Church's intervention in the t...

 ph.D student Hernitscheck Elisabeth
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H120358) Lost (and Found). A Critical Study and Analysis of the History of Research on Lost Documents and Hypothetical ...

 ph.D student Herremans Tinne
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H090531) The Triune God in the Works of St. Anselm of Canterbury: In Search of a Theology of the Holy Spirit.

 ph.D student Hnyp Maryana
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H050848) Analysis of the Concepts of Sin, Conversion and Perfection in Bernard Häring's Moral Theology, Illust...

 ph.D student Hupsch Piet Hein
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H130320) The Holy Spirit Being the Glory of the Trinity – Gregory of Nyssa’s Adversus Macedonianos: a Trinitarian Theol...

 ph.D student Hétier Denis
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H130260) Fécondité de la pensée théologique de Karl Rahner pour une théologie de l...

 ph.D student Ibita Ma. Marilou
Person in charge of the project (3H070660) Relgious (In)Tolerance and Religious Education in Nigeria: A Call for a Paradigm Shift
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H070656) The Narrative of the Lord's Supper in 1 Cor 11:17-34 and Its Implications for a Hungry World: A Narrative-...

 ph.D student Ibita Ma.Maricel
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H080139) “For the Lord has a rîb with his people”: A Study of the Poetry of the Covenant Lawsuit or Rîb Met...

 ph.D student Ikott Augustine
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H130459) On the Roots of Moral Systems: Evolutionary Theory and Christian Ethics on the Emergence of Human Freedom of W...

 ph.D student Indiparambil Jijo James
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H140358) From Individual Privacy to Social Conundrum: An Ethical Reading of and a Christian Response to the Technologic...

 ph.D student Infante Joan Brigida Corazon
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110444) An Analysis of the Meaning of the Noun 'kosmos' in John: A Cognitive Linguistic Approach

 ph.D student James Adanna
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H140362) Durchbrechen: Breaking through contemporary theological anthropology with Meister Eckhart: Towards the inclusi...

 ph.D student Jarmuzewski Mateusz
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H140003) Neurobiology and the Free Will. Do Neurosciences Support a Personalist Anthropology?

 ph.D student Jose Jomon
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H100523) How Normative is the Past? On Moral Responsibility and Christian Ethics in the Context of North India

 ph.D student Jose Koottummel Christy
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110445) Dying for Our Sins: An Investigation of the Meaning of 1 Cor 15:3b

 ph.D student Joseph Augustine
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H120349) Managing With Integrity: An Ethical Investigation Into The Relationship Between Personal And Corporate Integri...

 ph.D student Joseph Kakkaramattathil Joji
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H110093) A Christology of Integration and Rupture facing the Oriental Mysticism of the Absolute: The Contribution of vo...

 ph.D student Kabergs Valérie
Person in charge of the project Lemmelijn Bénédicte (3H100645) The Development of Content-Related Criteria in the Characterisation of the Septuagint's Translation Techni...

 ph.D student Kanmury Niranjan
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H110422) "A Light to the Nations": Light Metaphors in Isaiah 40-66

 ph.D student Kantembe Peter
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H110425) Fostering Children's Dignity through Pastoral Care in Hospitals: Childhood Studies and their Theological I...

 ph.D student Karottu Sojan Joseph
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H100010) FROM AGE TO AGE YOU GATHER A PEOPLE: A HISTORICAL, LITURGICAL AND SYSTEMATIC INVESTIGATION OF THE THEOLOGY OF ...

 ph.D student Kavuvila Unnatha
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H110439) Disciples and Discipleship: A Methodological Discussion on Relating Scripture and Theological Ethics against t...

 ph.D student Keough Shawn
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H090085) Episcopal Succession and Episcopal Rivalry in Late Roman Alexandria.

 ph.D student Kerdraon Anne Solen Andréa Mic
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H110374) L'apport d'une penseé du tragique au discernement moral. Approche philosophique et théol...

 ph.D student Khokhar Antony John
Person in charge of the project Lemmelijn Bénédicte (3H120350) A Righteous Shepherd to Lead the Flock. Jeremiah 23,1-8 in Text-Critical and Literary-Critical Perspective

 ph.D student Kirk Ashlee
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H100644) The Promise and Pitfalls of Comparative Theology

 ph.D student Knotts Matthew
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H130417) Truth and Tradition: Augustine's Notion of Sapientia in Dialogue with Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneu...

 ph.D student Koci Katerina
Person in charge of the project Doyle Brian (3H120410) The Transformation of the Promised Land into the Land of Slavery John Steinbeck as an Interpreter of the Bibl...

 ph.D student Koci Martin
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120411) Theology from a Post-Totalitarian Perspective: What Can West-European Theology Learn from Post-Communist, Cent...

 ph.D student Kolela Kayuwa Jean-Claude
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H090086) L'église, communion ou famille de Dieu? Perspectives ecclésiologiques critiques &agrave...

 ph.D student Kulathinal Bettoy Joy
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120412) Setting the stage for a future contextual Christology: Lessons from a comparative analysis regarding the role ...

 ph.D student Kulathingal Mathew Binu
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H140173) L’Eglise et les mystères de l’église dans les homélies de Narsai de Nisibe: Une traductio...

 ph.D student Kuljovsky Branislav
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120413) Christianity and the World: A Critical-Constructive Investigation of Joseph Ratzinger’s Theological Perspect...

 ph.D student Kumakinga Kwakombe Thaddée
Person in charge of the project Struys Kristof (3H120352) The Church: Universal Sacrament of Salvation in the Era of Globalisation. Perspectives from the Theology of Wa...

 ph.D student Lambelin Joke
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H080288) Understanding (in)difference. Muslim and Christian feminist reflections on the possibilities and restrictions ...

 ph.D student Laucins Voldemars
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H090266) Interrelation of the vera ecclesia (church as the body of Christ) and earthly church in Ecclesiology of the Ro...

 ph.D student Layugan Michael
Person in charge of the project Kenis Leo (3H100035) DIVINE WORD MISSIONARIES IN THE PHILIPPINES: AN HISTORICAL INQUIRY INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SVD MISSIONS AN...

 ph.D student Lebechi Chibugo Ogechi
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H130453) The Significance of the Council of Nicaea in the Fourth-Century Trinitarian Debate: A Historical, Theological ...

 ph.D student Lebzyak Viktoriya
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H130418) Developing Alexander Schmemann’s notion of the sacramentality of the world as a theological model for the New ...

 ph.D student Lemitz Bastian
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H100347) “Aufklärung durch Philologie”. The Contribution of Johann Jakob Wettstein (1693-1754) to the Exegesis of ...

 ph.D student Leroy Christine
Person in charge of the project Tigchelaar Eibert (3H130334) The Inner Voice of the Literary Sanctuary : Scribal Formation for Prophetic Praise. Prophetic Sapientialisati...

 ph.D student Li Jianfeng
Person in charge of the project Lemmelijn Bénédicte (3H120070) The Nature of the Priestly Tradition in the Pentateuch: The Flood Story (Gn 6,5–9,19) as a Test Case

 ph.D student Li Soeng Yu
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100524) The gift of prophecy in 1 Corinthians 12-14: An exegetical study of Pauls understanding of prophecy in it epis...

 ph.D student Lukacs Ottilia
Person in charge of the project Lemmelijn Bénédicte (3H110580) Two Faces of One Divine Law? A Text- and Redaction-Critical Approach to the so-called Decalogue in Exodus 20 a...

 ph.D student Luthe Ines
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H130319) In Search for Docetism: A Critical Study of the History of Research, with Special Attention to Ignatius of Ant...

 ph.D student Madhavathu Maryann
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H120415) Sanctification through the Paschal Mystery. A Study of the Theological Relations between the Liturgy of the E...

 ph.D student Magne Benoît
Person in charge of the project Geybels Hans (3H080142) La médiation du Christ, dans la Création et dans l'Église, en vue de l'acc&egrave...

 ph.D student Mahar Christopher
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H100525) Providing or withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration to patients diagnosed as being in the persistent v...

 ph.D student Mahieu Patrice
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H080078) L’auto-compréhension de l’Eglise catholique dans le dialogue œcuménique: Analyse comparée...

 ph.D student Maine Trevor
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H120071) Knowledge through Worship: The Epistemological Underpinnings of Liturgical Theology

 ph.D student Man Hau Yan
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110148) The Meaning of katallasso/katallage in Romans: An Exegetical Study of Paul’s Concept of Reconciliation in Li...

 ph.D student Manaud Olivier
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H100012) « La musique sacrée fait l’Eglise ». Penser la musique liturgique comme acte d’architecture et de d&eac...

 ph.D student Manderfield Bradford William
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120416) The Relevance of Love in Julian of Norwich for Jean-Francois Lyotard’s Sublime

 ph.D student Marko Mariia
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H080143) Poverty as a Result of the Structural Sin of Post-Communist Society. Looking for a Solution from the Perspecti...

 ph.D student Marroun Sayed
Person in charge of the project Kenis Leo (3H140188) Le mystère pascal dans la vie et les écrits de Madeleine Delbrel. L'assimilation et l...

 ph.D student Mathew Bincy
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100026) LOVE BEYOND DEATH: AN EXEGETICAL STUDY OF JOHN 13:12-17 IN ITS CONTEXT IN THE LIGHT OF THE THEME OF DISCIPLESH...

 ph.D student Maweni Malebi Stanislas
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H110102) Les ambiguités de la parole en milieu bantu à l'épreuve d'une théolog...

 ph.D student May Brian
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H100038) Developing Theological and Ethical Perspectives on Human Migration: Understanding and (Re)Interpreting the Cha...

 ph.D student Mendoza Anthonette
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H090132) The Common Good as Ethical Framework for Development: An Inguiry into the Contribution of Catholic Social Thou...

 ph.D student Meszaros Andrew
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H100346) From the Development of Dogma to Contextual Historical Consciousness: J.H. Newman and Yves Congar on the Role ...

 ph.D student Minch Jr Daniel
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120417) Becoming Christian: Reconsidering Identity and Meaning in the work of Edward Schillebeeckx

 ph.D student Moeglich Jaroslaw
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100526) The Jewishness of the Pauline Jesus. An exegetical analysis of Rom 1:3, Rom 9:5 and Gal 4:4

 ph.D student Montoux, Arnaud
Person in charge of the project Geybels Hans (3H120359) L'image difforme dans l'Art clunisien; Ses racines théologiques. Un regard sur Dieu &agrav...

 ph.D student Mulindahabi Cassien
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H110428) Les deux récents synodes pour l'Afrique. Etude comparative et critique du processus synodal pour un...

 ph.D student Muonwe Michael
Person in charge of the project Schmidt Peter (3H100027) Exploring the Problem of Gender Inequality and Rethinking Emancipation: Theology, Feminism and Cultural Critiq...

 ph.D student Murariu Cosmin
Person in charge of the project (3H080148) L'onction des malades, lieu symbolique pour habiter chrétiennement la maladie. Une alternative poss...
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H080146) Existential Freedom versus Church Freedom in 1 Corinthians? An Exegesis of 1 Corinthians 6:12a.

 ph.D student Mushi Edward
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H100647) A Critical Reflection on the Idea of Ecclesial Renewal and Reform in the Light of the Second Vatican Council a...

 ph.D student Nguyen Thi Tuong Oanh
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H050875) The Legitimacy of the Appeal to the Trinity in the Contemporary Catholic Theology of Religions

 ph.D student Nguyen Thuy
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H100028) Women’s Authentic Growth: An Investigation into the Feminine Interpretation of the Link between Ignatian Spiri...

 ph.D student Nonis Paththinikuttige Claude
Person in charge of the project Steen Marc (3H100014) The Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka. A Theological and Pastoral Appraisa...

 ph.D student Nonterah Nora
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H110369) Inter-Religious Peace Education for Development in Northern Ghana: Youth as Agents

 ph.D student Odak Stipe
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H130456) Raising arms/Raising armies: An interdisciplinary research into the role of religion in the generation and tra...

 ph.D student Ogbuanu Jude
Person in charge of the project Liegeois Axel (3H070661) Pastoral companionship to suicidal persons from African and European perspectives: a dialogical-hermeneutical ...

 ph.D student Oguche John
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H110427) Leadership Spirituality: Mapping the Discussion. With a Critical Evaluation of References to Christian Spiritu...

 ph.D student Okwara Maria Olisaemeka Rosema
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H130317) From Theory to Practice? The Movement from the Theology of Interreligious Dialogue to a Program of ‘Interrelig...

 ph.D student Omogiate Charles Osasogie
Person in charge of the project Knieps Thomas (3H130460) Gender Ideologies and Gender Practices in African Christianity. A Critical Examination of John Paul II’s and A...

 ph.D student Ongendangenda Muya, Richard
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H100648) [Henri de Lubac on the Concept of Revelation. Towards a Contemporary Hermeneutics of the Social Dimension ...

 ph.D student Onyekwe Anthony
Person in charge of the project Knieps Thomas (3H100649) FERTILITY CENTEREDNESS OF AFRICAN MARRIAGE: A THEOLOGICAL- ETHICAL APPROACH IN THE CONTEXT OF AFRICAN ESCHATOL...

 ph.D student Orszagh Sandorne
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H130257) Max Scheler's Radical Personalism: The Reconsideration of the Metaphysical Realm of Values, Feelings and R...

 ph.D student Osei-Fosu Justice
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H100527) Blessed beyond curse: theology at the service of conflict resolution in Ghana

 ph.D student Owire William Odeke
Person in charge of the project Struys Kristof (3H140363) A Critical Reading of the Ontological-soteriological Paradigm of Gerald O'Collins: A Theologicalhermeneuti...

 ph.D student Pan Yi Jung
Person in charge of the project Faesen Robertus (3H090689) The Re-contextualization of the Spiritual Exercises for Women's Spiritual Formation in the Chinese Evangel...

 ph.D student Panneer Selvam Bosco Gunaseela
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H110647) L'épiscopat de l'Inde du Sud: Une étude théologique d'un point de vue ca...

 ph.D student Pansters Krijn
Person in charge of the project Faesen Robertus (3H140338) Spiritual Morality. The Religious Orders and the Virtues in Medieval Europe, 1050-1300

 ph.D student Panthalanickel James
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H130450) The Zacchaeus Story (Luke 19,1-10) and Luke's Strategy for Saving the Rich

 ph.D student Paraguya Julito Jr
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H100029) Roger Haight’s ‘Ecclesiology from Below’ and the Importance of the Local Church in Ecumenical Dialogue: Implic...

 ph.D student Parokkaran Joshy
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H110446) A Liturgico-Theological Investigation of the Rites of Ordination of the Christian Churches with Particular Ref...

 ph.D student Patteruparampil Jobi
Person in charge of the project Teule Hermanus (3H080151) Early Syriac Creeds: From Rule of Faith to Creed in Early Syrian Tradition.

 ph.D student Paul Priya
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100646) The Father's Work and Jesus' Food: The Role of the One Who Sends and The Motif of Sending in John with...

 ph.D student Pedregosa Lawrence
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H130437) Theopolitics of Space: A Post-Structural Exploration on Social Sin in the Context of Global Migration and Dias...

 ph.D student Pemble, Peter William
Person in charge of the project Pollefeyt Didier (3H140079) Understanding Charism: a Research into the Catholic Identity of Religious Institute Schools

 ph.D student Peyrard Jean-Christophe
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H110097) Médiation et immédatiété dans la relation entre Dieu et l'homme. Le statut des...

 ph.D student Pinxten Jean
Person in charge of the project Pollefeyt Didier (3H100345) Perspectives for the Particularity and Specific Identity of 'Catholic Education'. A Contribution ...

 ph.D student Pliszka, Michal
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H130339) The Greek and Russian-Orthodox Churches and the Issue of the Recognition of the Baptism of Non- Orthodox Chr...

 ph.D student Popelyastyy Vasyl
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H110447) The theology on the Sacrament of Penance during the second part of the XVIth and the first part of the XVIIth ...

 ph.D student Pulinckx Liesbeth
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H130455) Ecclesiogenesis 2020: A Fundamental and Practical- Ecclesiological Investigation of Future Possibilities for C...

 ph.D student Pullen Chacku Baiju
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H090144) Christian Engagement in North India: A Dialogue with the Ecumenical Socio-Political Theology of MM. Thomas in ...

 ph.D student Puthumattathil George Shinto
Person in charge of the project Mayer Anna Maria Cäcilia (3H140004) Revelation as an Interpersonal Dialogue between God and Humanity in Dei Verbum: Rediscovering Karl Rahner'...

 ph.D student Rap Myroslava
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H100030) Public role of the Church in the contemporary Ukrainian society: the contribution of the Ukrainian Greek-Catho...

 ph.D student Rebustillo, Rowan
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H130173) Responding to the Signs of the Times: An Inquiry into the Trajectory of Filipino Theology from Postcolonial to...

 ph.D student Reed Brendan
Person in charge of the project Pollefeyt Didier (3H110147) An Empirical and Paractical Theological Study of the Identity of Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Melbo...

 ph.D student Remias Yesudasan
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H130451) In Search of the Hidden God: God -Talk in Deutero-Isaiah and in Bhagavad Gita. A Case of Hindu-Christian Compa...

 ph.D student Reveneau Geoffroy
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H120161) La théologie morale dans son rapport à la théologie ascétique et mystique che...

 ph.D student Reynaert Machteld
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H100529) Pastoral theological research about power and power misuse in parent-child relations and in pastoral relations...

 ph.D student Rodrigues Eugine
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H100031) Is The Right of Religious Freedom Threatened in India? On the Relevance of Dignitatis Humanae for a Constructi...

 ph.D student Rojas Salazar Marilu
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H090284) The theological/Thealogical Method of Feminist Theology of Liberation from an Ecofeminist Perspective

 ph.D student Romanov Andrey
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100032) The Meaning of the Lordship of Jesus Christ in 1 Corinthians

 ph.D student Rusmadji Aloysius
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H090164) Michel de Certeau's Understanding of Praxis and Its Relevance to a Contextual Theology in Papua

 ph.D student Sands Justin
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H110395) Reclaiming Faith: Exploring Merold Westphal's Phenomenology of Faith in View of its Consequenses for a Con...

 ph.D student Schumacher Jared
Person in charge of the project De Maeseneer Yves (3H120418) The Crisis of Political Theology

 ph.D student Sertic Marija
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H130461) The Importance of Moral Character within the Context of Contemporary Culture, and the Role of Christianity in ...

 ph.D student Seseikaite Agne
Person in charge of the project Knieps Thomas (3E070996) Contemporary Mystical and Symbolic Theology as the Christian Response to the Postmodern Spiritual Crisis

 ph.D student Sieber Fabian
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H100040) Christology in fragments – A Contribution to the Study of Christology in Late Antiquity with Special Reference...

 ph.D student Smit Wim
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H100360) VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

 ph.D student Snoddy Debra
Person in charge of the project (3H090163) Between Complexity and Clarity: An integral Approach to an Understanding of Homosexuality in the Perspective o...
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H090183) Holiness in the Fourth Gospel: A Critical Study of the Johannnine Concept of Holiness

 ph.D student Steegen Martijn
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H060204) "Want Hij die door God gezonden werd, spreekt de woorden van God, die zo mateloos de Geest schenkt" (Joh 3,34)...

 ph.D student Stofanik Stefan
Person in charge of the project (3H080157) The Rediscovery of Catechemunate. A Challenge to Catechesis for Youth vis-à-vis the Future of the Catho...
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H080154) Does the particularity of religious traditions imply the particularity of religious truth claims? A philosophi...

 ph.D student Tack Laura
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110644) Christ as the Way in the Gospel of John. A Historical-Critical Exegesis of John 14:6 in its Broader Literary a...

 ph.D student Tamas Hajnalka
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H100034) Pannonian Martyrs of the Great Persecution and the Construction of Christian Identity in the Late 4th and Ea...

 ph.D student Tefe Agbeko Placide
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H120160) La naissance de l'aniconisme en Israel et l'évolution de culte de Yhwh

 ph.D student Tha Ling Sum Lucas
Person in charge of the project Pollefeyt Didier (3H090169) A Contextual catechesis in Myanmar: a Call for a Paradigm shift

 ph.D student Toca Madalina
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H130454) Letters from Pelusium. A Historical, Literary and Theological Analysis of the Letters of Isidore of Pelusium ...

 ph.D student Trocheris, Yves
Person in charge of the project Haers Jacques (3H110104) Karl Rahner's Transcendental Theology and the Issue of Language. Divine Logos and Human Logos.

 ph.D student Ukleja Agnieszka Anna
Person in charge of the project Knieps Thomas (3H090179) The New Reality of Cohabitation in Poland. Empirical, Theological and Pastoral Perspectives

 ph.D student Unegbu Angelo
Person in charge of the project Gevers Godelieve (3H090181) The Training of Catholic Priests in South-Eastern Nigeria: A historical Evaluation (1924-2000)

 ph.D student Uwamahoro Wellars
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H120072) The Catholic Church Vis-A-Vis the World Population Growth and (Neo-)Malthusian Policies. A Glance to Rwandan C...

 ph.D student Uytterhoeven Tom
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H120419) Evolutionary Explanations of Religion: Breaking the Spell or Revealing the Wonder?

 ph.D student Vadakkel Thomas
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H110424) From Exclusion to Inclusion: An Exegetical Investigation of hen sooma and sooma christou in 1 Cor 12:12-27 as ...

 ph.D student Valcu George
Person in charge of the project De Mey Peter (3H130174) “All nations will come and worship before you” (Rev. 15, 4): The Ecclesiological Relevance of Nationhood and i...

 ph.D student Van Edom Goedele
Person in charge of the project Dillen Annemie (3H060026) De visie op de dood en de beleving van doodsangst bij oncologische patiënten en de rol van de pastorale b...

 ph.D student Van Hoof, Josephus
Person in charge of the project Verstraeten Johan (3H070667) Social Ethics by Professor Magister L. Janssens - Personalism

 ph.D student Van der Borght Annelien
Person in charge of the project Broeckaert Bert (3H130416) Insha’Allah. Attitudes, beliefs and practices regarding death and dying of elderly female Muslims of Moroccan ...

 ph.D student Van der Sypt Liesbeth
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H090484) Continence in Late Antiquity: Spiritual Marriage. A Historical, contextual, and diachronic study of the syneis...

 ph.D student Vazhappilly Francis Bilju
Person in charge of the project Geldhof Joris (3H090187) An Attempt at a Sacramental Reinterpretation of Syro-Malabar Christian Identy

 ph.D student Veltens Dorien
Person in charge of the project Liegeois Axel (3H110371) Pastoral accompaniment for persons with an intellectual disability

 ph.D student Verde Danilo
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H140364) In Love as in War. The Warlike Imagery in Song of Songs

 ph.D student Vollmer Thomas
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H080159) “The Spirit Intercedes for Us with Groanings.” Pneumatological Considerations of Romans 8,18-30 in Light of th...

 ph.D student Witherington Timothy Derrick
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H130318) The Triple Dynamic of Having Faith in a God of Love: Theory, Praxis, and Liturgy

 ph.D student Woldemichael Meaza
Person in charge of the project Broesterhuizen Marcel (3H100530) An educational model for training pastoral counselors in the Ethiopian context

 ph.D student XXX Martin Sebastian
Person in charge of the project (3H090084) Building up Community out of Eucharistic Communication: An Approach in the Light of Eucharistic Spirituality o...
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H090083) Hindoe-Christian Hesmeneutical Theology? A critical Examination of the Implications of David Tracy's Metho...

 ph.D student XXX, Gigesh Thomas
Person in charge of the project De Tavernier Johan (3H130458) Towards Suicide Prevention and Postvention among Rural Farmers in India in the Light of Catholic Theology

 ph.D student Xia Hui
Person in charge of the project Leemans Johan (3H100650) Light and the Spiritual Journey. A Spiritual-Theological Investigation into Gregory of Nyssa’s Use of the Ligh...

 ph.D student Yegge Jonathan
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H110096) Beauty and the return to the Christian heritage in contemporary art: an investigation of recent artists and th...

 ph.D student Zagkanas Dimitrios
Person in charge of the project Verheyden Joseph (3H130321) Between Tradition and Innovation: a Commentary on Anastasius of Sinai's In Hexaemeron

 ph.D student Zam Sian Dal Damian
Person in charge of the project Struys Kristof (3H140005) A Rediscovery of Vatican II's Pneumatology in view of a Significant Contribution to Contemporary Theologic...

 ph.D student Zitisa Kuyinimina, Justin
Person in charge of the project Steen Marc (3H120354) Théologie d'une pastorale des petites communautés chrétiennes rurales en Afrique: cas...

 ph.D student Zonder naam Varghese Poulose
Person in charge of the project Bieringer Reimund (3H100528) The manifestation of God's righteousness in Christ and human justification by faith: a theocentric reading...

 ph.D student Zuijdwegt Gerard Jan
Person in charge of the project Merrigan Terrence (3H110437) Recovering a Neglected Critical Tradition: The Victorian and Modernist Critique of Newman's Religious Apol...

 ph.D student de Jong Marinus
Person in charge of the project Boeve Lieven (3H110397) Revisiting Karl Rahner and Edward Schillebeeckx. Toward a Constructive Combination of Transcendental and Herme...

 ph.D student de Joode Johan
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H100522) Figuring out the God of Job: Indexing and Interpreting Metaphor in the Conceptualisation of the Divine in the ...

 ph.D student de Prenter Jannica
Person in charge of the project (3H100036) Living through Dying: An exegetical-theological Study of 2 Cor 4:7-15
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H090479) The complex image of a God fighting for his people. A cognate-linguistic and theological-ethical study of the ...

 ph.D student van Egmond Bartholomeus
Person in charge of the project Lamberigts Mathijs (3H130172) The Development of Augustine's View on Punishment as a 'Means of Grace' in his Anti-Manichean...

 ph.D student van Loon Hanneke Antonia Maria
Person in charge of the project Van Hecke Pierre (3H100033) Expressing Suffering in Words. The Use of Metaphor in the Conceptualisation of Suffering in the Book of Job.

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