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  • Nieuwegracht 61, Nieuwegracht Building, room NE 106

    3512 LG Utrecht

    Netherlands

1977 …2018
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Personal profile

Research interests

- religion and modernity

- sociology of Catholicism 

- 'pillarisation' (growth and decline of political subsocieties) 

Career

Professor in the Sociology of Religion

Teaching

My teaching is in the field of sociology of religion: general sociology of religion, sociology of religious education, historical and comparative sociology of Catholicism and of the world religions

Current courses

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PhD supervision

- William Arfman, Remaking Ritual. A comparison of Catholic, Protestant and non-ecclesial rites of collective commemoration (promotion in 2015, now post-doc researcher).

- Bart Van Dijk, De invloed van lijden en geweld op de ontwikkeling van de geloofsidentiteit van aalmoezeniers in de krijgsmacht (2018).

- Stephie The-Mertens, Youth Ministry in the New Ecclesial Movements.

- Theo Wagenaar, Receptie van de Katholieke Sociale Leer in Nederland 1945-2010.

- Edwin Kupers, Bernard Verhoeven en de Nederlandse cultuurpolitiek in de periode 1949-1965.

Keywords

  • Catholic Church In The 19th And 20th Century
  • Pillarisation
  • Sociology Of Religion
  • Modernisation

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Research Output 1977 2018

Envisioning Futures for the Catholic Church

Hellemans, S. & Jonkers, P., 1 Aug 2018, Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy. 370 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

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Introduction: Reforming the Catholic Church beyond Vatican II

Hellemans, S. & Jonkers, P., 1 Aug 2018, Envisioning Futures for the Catholic Church. Hellemans, S. & Jonkers, P. (eds.). Washington DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, p. 1-25 25 p.

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

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Will the Catholic Church Remain Relevant? The Evolution of its Offer After 1800

Hellemans, S., 1 Aug 2018, Envisioning Futures for the Catholic Church. Hellemans, S. & P. J. (eds.). Washinton DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, p. 41-71 31 p.

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

Hoe is religie vandaag mogelijk?

Hellemans, S. 2017 Tussen de regels verschijnt Hij: Boeken als leermeester. Tilburg: Tilburg University, School of Catholic Theology, p. 142-147 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterPopular

Van kerksluitingen tot zelf-dragende lokale kernen

Hellemans, S. 2017 In : WKO Nieuwsbrief / Werkverband Kerkelijk Opbouwwerk. 95, p. 11-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Activities 1997 2018

Lokale kerk in deze tijd

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22 Jun 2018

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Omnia instaurare in Christo. De katholieke wereld van de familie Van der Laan.

G.A.F. Hellemans (Speaker)
29 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationProfessional

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(Lokale) kerk zijn in deze tijd. Historische situering en beleid

G.A.F. Hellemans (Speaker)
31 Jan 2018

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The Winds of Change in the Catholic Church: A Sociologist’s View

Staf Hellemans (Speaker)
8 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

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A Catholic Minority Church in a World of Seekers. A Sociologist's View.

Staf Hellemans (Speaker)
26 Apr 2017

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