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    3512 LG Utrecht

    Netherlands

19962018
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Personal profile

Research interests

For information: www.marcelpoorthuis.nl

 

* Judaic studies
* Interaction between patristics and Rabbinics
* Jewish philosophy e.g. Levinas
* Midrash and Quranic studies
* Religion in modern society

 

Teaching

(U10030)   Bijbelwetenschappen
(U10073)   Fundamentele theologie: Oecumenica en theologie van de religies
(U20057)   Paper (English)
(U20063)   Hermeneutics of holy scriptures: Torah, New Testament, Qur'an
(U20065)   Feast and rituals
(U40064)   Christianity in Dialogue with the World Religions

Current courses

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PhD supervision

PhD supervision completed:

C. van Halem, Protestant ministers in the Netherlands on Judaism: a statistical analysis (with P. van Geest). PhD defense: 08.06.2015.

L. Mock, On the ruah ra`ah in the responsa of the ultra-orthodoxy from 1945-2000 (with S. Berger). PhD defense: 01.12.2015

 

PhD supervision current:

M. Koole, Abraham Joshua Heschel on prayer as model for truth (with E. Borgman).

M. Zwart, Sacred space: the holy land in Rabbinic and early Christian literature compared (with E. Ottenheijm).

W. Jozias Jansen, Human rights and the confrontation between Christians and Muslims in Eastleigh, Kenia (with G. ter Haar).

J. Pater, Meal parables in Jewish and New Testament sources against hellenistic background (with A. Merz).

M. Stoutjesdijk, Slave parables in Jewish and New Testament sources against hellenistic background (with E. Ottenheijm).

 

PhD Co-supervision:

Junxiao Bai, Augustin on music (with P. van Geest). Completed.

External positions

(Folkertsma Stichting voor Talenmedica)

1 Sep 2006 → …

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Research Output 1996 2018

De psychoanalyse als joodse zaak

Poorthuis, M. 2018 Het Godstrauma: Lacan, religie en moderniteit. Welten, R. & de Kesel, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: Sjibbolet, p. 87-100 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access
File
Human Rights
Human Dignity
Kenya
Nairobi
Gangs

Jewish Influences upon Islamic Storytelling: The Case of David and Bathsheba

Poorthuis, M. 2018 Hebrew Texts in Jewish, Christian and Muslim Surroundings. van Staalduine, E. & Spronk, K. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 135-150 16 p. (Studia Semitica Neerlandica; vol. 69)

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

Bathsheba
Islam
Storytelling
Apologetics
Judaism

Managen met Mozes: Voor leiders van vandaag

Poorthuis, M. 2018 Amstelveen: Amphora. 110 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

The redemption of an arch-heretic: Elisha ben Abuya and the flames of gehenna

Poorthuis, M., 2018, The Apostles’ Creed: ‘He Descended Into Hell’. Van Wieringen, A. & Sarot, M. (eds.). Brill publishers, (Studies in Theology and Religion; vol. 24).

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

Redemption
Heretics
Gehenna
Arch
Compassion

Activities 2000 2016

religiekritiek

M.J.H.M. Poorthuis (Participant)
23 Apr 2016

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

Tentoonstelling Abraham

M.J.H.M. Poorthuis (Speaker)
3 Apr 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Interreligious relations in al-Andalus

M.J.H.M. Poorthuis (Speaker)
19 May 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Boekencentrum academic (Publisher)

M.J.H.M. Poorthuis (Reviewer)
2015

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

A king who went to war: a virtual mashal

M.J.H.M. Poorthuis (Speaker)
13 Jul 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Press / Media

Vrije tijd is meer dan opladen

Marcel Poorthuis

9/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

10 columns each year

Marcel Poorthuis

1/01/00

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Prizes / Recognition

Erepenning Teylers Godgeleerd Genootschap

Marcel Poorthuis (Recipient) & Theo Salemink (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)