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Research interests

My area of specialisation is the thought of Thomas Aquinas and in particular his reception of Aristotle as well as the history of Thomism.

Career

2018-present: Ordinarius of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas

2017-2019: Researcher Initation and Mystagogy in the Christian Tradition

2016-2017: Visiting Professor, Faculty of Theology, Nikolaus Copernicus University, Torùn, Poland

2013- present: Director and Professor in Philosophy at the Theological Institute Sint Bonifatius (Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam), affiliated to the Pontifical Lateran University

2001- present: Professor of Philosophy, Philosophical-Theological Institute ?Sint Willibrordus? (Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam), affiliated to the Pontifical Lateran University

 

Keywords

  • Aristoteles
  • Medieval Theology
  • Medieval Philosophy; History Of
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Thomism
  • Virtues
  • Sin

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Research Output 2013 2020

Job, Aquinas and the Philosopher

Vijgen, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Reading Job with Thomas Aquinas. Vijgen, J., Roszak, P. & Levering, M. (eds.). Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Reading Job with Thomas Aquinas

Vijgen, J. (ed.), Roszak, P. (ed.) & Levering, M. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Activities 2017 2019

Scripture as a guidepost for how not to read Scripture. Aquinas on the apologetic function of Scripture

Jörgen Vijgen (Speaker)
7 Feb 20199 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Studying Scripture with Aquinas

Jörgen Vijgen (Contributor), Piotr Roszak (Contributor)
1 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a workshop, seminar, course etc.Scientific

Betsaida (Publisher)

Jörgen Vijgen (Reviewer)
1 Aug 201915 Sep 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewProfessional

Biblical Thomism. The Case Study of Hebrews 2:9

Jörgen Vijgen (Speaker)
1 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

The Patristic Sources of Aquinas’ Treatise on Penance in ST III, qq. 84-90

Jörgen Vijgen (Speaker)
3 Apr 20196 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific