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  • Netherlands

  • Nieuwegracht 61, Nieuwegracht Building, room NE 102

    3512 LG Utrecht


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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

Education/Academic qualification

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 Sep 2017

University of Erfurt

1 Oct 200716 Jul 2010

University of Münster

1 Oct 199830 Sep 2000

Pontificia Universita Gregoriana

1 Apr 199630 Sep 1998

University of Münster

1 Oct 199431 Mar 1996

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology

1 Mar 2019 → …

External positions

Priestly assistance (Parrochie Maarn)

24 Jan 2020 → …

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Research Output 2006 2020

Welche Typen braucht die Zukunft? Pastorale Berufe am “Ende der Eindeutigkeit”

Loffeld, J., 2019, In : Theologie der Gegenwart. 62, p. 120-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Was kommt nach dem Communio-Dispositiv? Eine drängende Frage an Theologie und Pastoral

Loffeld, J., 25 Nov 2019, Diözesen im epochalen Umbruch. Müller, P. (ed.). Mainz, p. 69-96 27 p.

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

Die (Praktische) Theologie angesichts des “homo indifferens”. Notwendigkeit und Potentiale einer kenotischen Grundhaltung, die bei der Praxis des Gottesvolkes ansetzt

Loffeld, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Die Glaubenszeugnisse der Gläubigen und die Frage nach theologischem Erkenntnisgewinn. Praktische und Systematische Theologie im Gespräch. Bremer, T. & Slunitschek, A. (eds.). Freiburg im Breisgau, (QD; no. 304).

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

Das Konzil nach 50 Jahren „frei geben“ und rekontextualisieren: Die „Pastoral des Zeugens“

Loffeld, J., 2019, In : euangel. 2019, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access

Prizes / Recognition

Catholic Theology