Jan Loffeld

Jan Loffeld


  • Nieuwegracht 61, Nieuwegracht Building, room NE 102

    3512 LG Utrecht


Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

PhD candidates are very welcome: PhD Thesis are possible in Dutch, English and German. First contact and further information via E-Mail.


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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Secularism, Sociology of Religion
  • Soteriology, Political Theology, diaconal ministry
  • Pluralism and Heterogeneity of Society and Church 
  • Church cultures and conflicts
  • Church and pastoral development in context of contempory transformations
  • Theological generativity of diverse places of practise: both within and outside the church
  • Hermeutics of Second Vatican Council
  • Interchange between practical and systematic theological discourses
  • Issues around `pastoral quality´ and Evangelisation

Current courses

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Education/Academic qualification

Professor for Pastoral Theology, Fachhochschule Mainz - University of Applied Sciences Mainz

1 Apr 201828 Feb 2019

University of Erfurt

1 Oct 201731 Mar 2018

University of Münster

1 Mar 201230 Sept 2017

PhD-Studies, University of Erfurt

1 Oct 200716 Jul 2010

University of Münster

1 Oct 199830 Sept 2000

Externitas, Pontificia Universita Gregoriana

1 Apr 199630 Sept 1998

University of Münster

1 Oct 199431 Mar 1996

Full Professor for Practical Theology , Tilburg School of Catholic Theology

1 Mar 2019 → …

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