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  • Netherlands

  • Nieuwegracht 61, Nieuwegracht Building, room NE 105

    3512 LG Utrecht

    Netherlands

1985 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

As Dean of the Tilburg School of Theology (2014-2017) my main task (0.6 fte) is to contribute to the flourishing of teaching and research at TST through efficient administration. Key terms are: improving the quality and impact of our research, internationalisation (both in teaching and in research), stimulating the formation of Nachwuchs, updating the profile of some of our degree programs, and fundraising.

Having been trained in analytical philosophy and having worked in an ecumenical context for 25 years, I am now applying my skills, knowledge and experience to issues in fundamental theology and dogmatics in my research (0.2 fte). Moreover, I enjoy handing on my knowledge to a younger generation through teaching (0.2 fte). 

Now is the time to lay the foundation for a new flourishing of the Church and of Systematic Theology in the Netherlands!

Key words: ecclesiology, prayer, evil, Apostles' Creed, Aquinas, CS Lewis

Career

 

1988-1992 Utrecht University: Research Assistant STEGON (OIO)

1992-2004 Utrecht University: Lecturer in the philosophy of religion

2004-2010Utrecht University: Senior Lecturer in the philosophy of religion

2000-2001 Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies: Interim Director

2005-2009 Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies: Director

2005-2010 Utrecht University: UUF professor in the History and Philosophy of Theology (bijz. hoogleraar vanwege het Utrechts Universiteitsfonds met als leeropdracht: ?De theologie als wetenschapsgebied: Haar geschiedenis, context en relevantie?)

2008-2012Utrecht University: Department of Theology: Head of Department

2011-2012Utrecht University: Research Professor in the History and Philosophy of Religious Studies and Theology (profileringshoogleraar met een toegespitste leeropdracht in het onderzoek, luidende: Geschiedenis en Wijsbegeerte van Religiewetenschap en Theologie)

2012-Tilburg University: Professor of Fundamental Theology

2014-Tilburg University: Dean of TST

 

Teaching

In 2015-2016 Marcel Sarot teaches an MA course on KeMercy and a BA course 'Introduction to Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology'. 

Current courses

Click here for my courses.

External positions

(Kath. ver.voor Oecumare Willibrord & Athanasius)

1 Jan 2015 → …

(Permanent diaken Parochie St Maarten)

6 Jan 2007 → …

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Marcel Sarot is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Evil Arts & Humanities
Paradox Arts & Humanities
Resurrection of Jesus Arts & Humanities
Poetry Arts & Humanities
Late Roman Arts & Humanities
Key Words Arts & Humanities
Western Culture Arts & Humanities
Poet Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1985 2019

[Review of the book In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy, W.J. Wildman, 2017]

Sarot, M., 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor Theologie. 59, 1, p. 99 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewOther research output

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[Review of the book What Does it Mean to Be Catholic?, Jack Mulder, 2015]

Sarot, M., 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Theologie. 58, p. 105 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewOther research output

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God is groter: Geloofsverantwoording en de grenzen van onze Godsbeelden

Sarot, M., 2018, In : Kontekstueel. 33, 2, p. 14-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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The Apostes' Creed: ‘He Descended into Hell’

Sarot, M. & van Wieringen, A., 2018, Leiden: Brill. 212 p. (Studies in Theology and Religion; vol. 24)

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Theology from the Abyss: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Christ’s Descent into Hell

Sarot, M. & van Wieringen, A., 2018, The Apostles’ Creed: ‘He Descended into Hell’. Sarot, M. & van Wieringen, A. (eds.). Brill, Vol. 24. p. 1-8 8 p. (Studies in Theology and Religion ; vol. 24).

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

Activities 2012 2019

Heiligen in de Kerk

Marcel Sarot (Speaker)
22 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationPopular

The Good Life

Marcel Sarot (Speaker)
17 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

Wandelen langs kerken en kloosters in de Eifel

Marcel Sarot (Speaker)
12 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

The Good Life

Marcel Sarot (Speaker)
12 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (Organisational unit)

Marcel Sarot (Supervisor)
2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of PhD committeeScientific

Press / Media

Liturgisch onderscheiden waar het op aankomt

M. Sarot

17/03/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

De boekenkast van Marcel Sarot

M. Sarot

1/03/15

1 Media contribution

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