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Bart J. Koet is a member of the department of Biblical Studies of the Catholic Faculty of Theology (Utrecht/Tilburg). He read theology and biblical exegesisin Amsterdam and Rome. He taught at several universities in the Netherlands and at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).

One of the topics of his research  is the way biblical traditions are used in the New Testament (especially Luke-Acts) and in later Early Christian literature.  In this research he pays special attention to the connection between interpretation of Scripture and the phenomenon of dreams. Another topic is ministry and leadership in Biblical tradition and in the Early Church. He works also on the Jewish background of Early Christianity



Current courses

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External positions

Lectures about the Old Testament (Groot Seminarie Sint Willibrord)

1 Sep 2014 → …


  • Dreams In Religion And Culture
  • Bible And Culture
  • Bible Studies; New Testament
  • Bible Studies; Exegesis
  • Paul And His Epistles
  • History Of Christianity
  • Jesus
  • Bible (Studies)
  • Christianity And Culture
  • Catholicism And Culture
  • Judaism And Christianity, Relationship Between
  • Bible Translations
  • Bible As Literature
  • Ecclesiastical Latin New Testament Greek
  • Church Fathers, Ancient
  • Theology Of Ministry
  • Paul And His Visions On Women
  • Patrology/Patristics

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Research Output 2001 2019

[Review of the book Het Lucasevangelie onder de loep: Opbouw, stijl en theologie, N. Riemersma, 2018}

Koet, B., Jul 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor Theologie. 59, 2, p. 190-191 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientificpeer-review

Oral Tradition
New Testament

Kerkvaders in transitie. Toespraken ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van prof. dr. Paul van Geest als directeur van het Centrum voor Patristisch Onderzoek (Tilburg University – VU Amsterdam) en bij de oprichting van het Centre of Early Christian Studies (Tilburg University – VU Amsterdam) op 8 februari 2019 te Amsterdam.

Translated title of the contribution: Fathers of the Church in Transition: Speeches on the occasion of the farewell of Prof. Dr. Paul van Geest as director of the Centre for Patristic Research (Tilburg University - VU Amsterdam) and at the foundation of the Centre of Early Christian Studies (Tilburg University - VU Amsterdam) on 8 February 2019 in Amsterdam.Koet, B. & Lietaert Peerbolte, B. J. (ed.), 8 Aug 2019, Tilburg. 112 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingProfessional


The Go-Between: Augustine on Deacons

Koet, B., 2019, 1 ed. Leiden: Brill. 172 p. (Brill's Studies in Catholic Theology; vol. 6)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Augustine of Hippo
World Wide Web

Activities 2005 2019

Visitatie van Theologische Universiteit Kampen

Bart Koet (Consultant)
6 May 20198 May 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancyProfessional

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (External organisation)

Bart Koet (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of PhD committeeScientific

Questions in Religious Authoritative Texts

Bart Koet (Chair)
10 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conferenceScientific

Questions as tools for Learning in the Gospel of Luke.

Bart Koet (Speaker)
10 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Jahrestagung der Patristischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft

Bart Koet (Contributor)
2 Jan 20195 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceScientific

Press / Media

Het Centrum voor de Studie naar het Vroege Christendom

Bart Koet & Joop van der Elst


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Het bijbels droomdilemma. Goddelijke dromen zijn bedrog

B.J. Koet


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment