Dr. Maria Verhoeff

Dr. Maria Verhoeff

Docent Historische Theologie en Beleidsmedewerker Onderzoek

e: maria.verhoeff@etf.edu

w: http://etfleuven.academia.edu/MariaVerhoeff

Education, degrees
  • 2016: PhD in Theology and Religious Studies (Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven)
  • 2013: NOSTER (Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion) certificate (indicating the successful completion of the NOSTER curriculum that forms part of the ETF, Leuven PhD program
  • 2009: Master in de gespecialiseerde studies in de godgeleerdheid en de godsdienstwetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • 2006: Licentiaat in de godgeleerdheid (M.Th.), Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven
  • 2000: Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs, Jacobus Fruytier Scholengemeenschap Apeldoorn (NL)
Academic positions and teaching experience
  • 2016-present: Assistant-Professor of Historical Theology
  • 2014-present: Policy Advisor Research at ETF
  • 2014-present: Teaching Studie- en Onderzoeksmethoden together met Matthias Mangold (titular: Prof. Dr. Martin Webber)
  • 2009-2014: Pre-doctoral research fellow FWO-Vlaanderen
  • 2009-2014: Coordinator ETF Open University
  • 2009-present: Assistant Historical Theology Department, ETF Leuven
  • 2006-present: Bi-annually, teaching Historische Theologie I (2 ects; titular: Prof. Dr. Andreas Beck), ETF. Since 2013-2014 this also the ETF Open University variant of HT 1.
  • 2006-2008: Teacher Historische Theologie, Instituut voor Bijbelse Vorming, Leuven
Academic memberships
  • 2009-present: Junior Researcher of the Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion (NOSTER)
  • 2009-present: Saint John Chrysostom Society
Selected Bibliography (since 1995)


Books

  • With Pieter Boersema, Jan Hoek, and Mart-Jan Paul (eds.): Gezag in Beweging: kerkelijk leiderschap tussen tekst en context. Heerenveen: Protestantse Pers, 2008, 350 pp.
  • With Gie Vleugels: De Leer van de Twaalf. Heerenveen: Protestantse Pers, 2006, 185 pp.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “‘God on Earth, Man in Heaven,’ John Chrysostom’s Use of Celestial Imagery for the Christian Life.” In P.J.J. van Geest (ed.). Seeing through the Eyes of Faith: New Approaches to the Mystagogy of the Church Fathers. Late Antique History and Religion 11. Leuven: Peeters, 2016, 251-260.
  • “A Genuine Friend Wishes to be a Debtor: John Chrysostom’s Discourse on Almsgiving Reinterpreted.” Sacris Erudiri 52 (2013), 47-66. DOI 10.1484/J.SE.1.103822
  • “Johannes Chrysostomus (349/350-407).” In: Hans Van Loon (ed.), Patropedia, 2012. Lemma in online encyclopedia Patropedia, part of LUCE/Centrum voor Religieuze Communicatie, Universiteit van Tilburg.
  • With Pieter Boersema: “Inleiding”. In: Pieter Boersema e.a. (ed.). Gezag in beweging. Kerkelijk leiderschap tussen tekst en context. (Heerenveen: Protestantse Pers, 2008): 7-16.
  • “Het priesterschap aller gelovigen en ambtelijk priesterschap in de vroegchristelijke traditie”. In: Pieter Boersema e.a. (red.). Gezag in beweging. Kerkelijk leiderschap tussen tekst en context. Heerenveen: Protestantse Pers, 2008, 58-75.

Review Articles

  • Review of: Raymond Laird, Mindset, Moral Choice and Sin in the Anthropology of John Chrysostom. Early Christian Studies, 15. (Australia, St Pauls Publications, 2012) In: Journal of Theological Studies 65 (2014).
  • Review of: Ashish J. Naidu, Transformed in Christ: Christology and the Christian Life in John Chrysostom. Princeton Theological Monograph Series, 2012. In: Journal of Theological Studies 64 (2013), 270-272.
  • Review of: Peter C. Bouteneff, Beginnings: Ancient Christian Readings of the Biblical Creation Narratives. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008. RCEC report (internal), April 2009.
  • Review of: Tarmo Toom, Classical Trinitarian Theology: A Textbook. (NY: T&T Clark, 2007). RCEC report (internal), 4 apr. 2008
  • Review of: John Behr, The Mystery of Christ: Life in Death. (NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2006). RCEC report (internal), 15 nov. 2007
Academic Presentations
  • “John Chrysostom’s David: Exemplar of Spiritual Friendship.” XVII. International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, 10-14 August 2015.
  • “John Chrysostom and Deification.” Presentation Theosis/Deification: Christian Doctrines of Divinization East and West, KU Leuven Conference, 29-31 January 2015.
  • “Dissertation Report – John Chrysostom on Redemptive Friendship.” 29th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, 1-5 September 2014.
  • “Dissertation Report – A Restructuring with a focus on Friendship with God.” 28th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, 2-6 September 2013.
  • “John Chrysostom on God as Debtor.” Presentatie gevordered dissertatie-onderzoek. NOSTER Algemene Opleidingsdagen 8-9 april 2013, Soesterberg (NL).
  • “Παρρησία in John Chrysostom’s Thought on Friendship with God.” NOSTER conference, Παρρησία – Freedom of Speech Then and Now, 18-19 October 2012, Amsterdam.
  • Understanding John Chrysostom along the Lines of Deification: a Feasible Approach?, 27th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, 3-7 September 2012.
  • “John Chrysostom on Friendship with God”, 16th International Conference on Patristic Studies, University of Oxford, 8-12 August 2011.
  • “God Makes Us His Sons and Brothers of the Only-Begotten Son” (In Jo. 79): Chrysostom on Divine Filiation. 26th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, 5-9 September 2011.
  • “John Chrysostom on the Heavenly Life”, The Mystagogy of the Church Fathers, Centrum voor Patristisch Onderzoek (VU Amsterdam, UvTilburg), 18-20 mei 2011.