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  • Nieuwegracht 61, Nieuwegracht Building, room NE 102

    3512 LG Utrecht

    Netherlands

20022019
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Personal profile

Research interests

 

Toke Elshof is a practical theologist. Her research centers on the development of religiosity within family life, on religious education and school identity, on catechesis within church life and soul care. At the moment, she is conducting empirical research on parental perspectives on catholic primary schools and catholic religious education. She also explores how the generational theory can contribute to a better understanding of the development of religiosity and family life.     

External positions

Member of the Supervisory Board of Verus, Association of Catholic and Christian Schools in the Netherlands (Verus)

1 Jul 2015 → …

Visiting lecturer Catechetics: the Priest - and Deacon education and training course (priester en diakenopleiding Bovendonk)

1 Sep 2014 → …

Volunteer: Naaste/Exodus Foundation: prison chaplaincy (Interkerkelijke Stichting NAASTE)

1 Oct 2010 → …

Keywords

  • Catechesis
  • Family Life
  • Catholic Identity
  • Spiritual Counseling / Pastoral Work / Soul Care
  • Religious Socialisation
  • Religious Education
  • Generational theory

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common good Social Sciences
Catholicism Social Sciences
religious education Social Sciences
pupil Social Sciences
present Social Sciences
Netherlands Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
church Social Sciences

Research Output 2002 2019

Primary School Parents' Perspectives on Religious Education

Elshof, T. Mar 2019 (Accepted/In press) Global Perspectives on Catholic Religious Education. Buchanan, M. & Gellel, A. M. (eds.). Springer Publishers, Vol. II

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

[Review of the book Katholieke dialoogschool: Wissel op de toekomst, D. Pollefeyt, J. Bouwens, P. Vereecke & L. Boeve, 2016]

Elshof, T., 1 Sep 2018, In : Collationes: Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Theologie en Pastoraal. 48, 03, p. 291-292 2 p.

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

Descending into Hell as a Challenge to Ecclesial Practice: Ratzinger's theology, Prison Chaplaincy and Church Life

Elshof, T., 20 Aug 2018, The Apostles’ Creed ‘He Descended Into Hell’. Sarot, M. & van Wieringen, A. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 134-159 25 p. (Studies in Theology and Religion; vol. 24).

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

Religiositeit in jonge gezinnen: De generatietheorie getoetst aan exploratief onderzoek

Elshof, T. 31 Oct 2018 (Submitted) Waar blijft het christendom?: Over de hardnekkige aanwezigheid van religie . Pieper, J., De Groot, K. & S. G. (eds.). Parthenon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Activities 2006 2019

  • 38 Invited talk
  • 11 Membership of committee
  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

Laudatio si and Catholic Education

Toke Elshof (Contributor)
5 Jun 20198 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceProfessional

Religiositeit in jonge gezinnen en de betekenis daarvan voor katholieke scholen

Toke Elshof (Contributor)
14 Mar 201916 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceProfessional

NVAO (External organisation)

Toke Elshof (Member)
16 Nov 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeProfessional

Studiedag over ouders en schoolidentiteit

Toke Elshof (Speaker)
24 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Onderzoekspresentatie Identiteit binnen het strategisch partnerschap

Toke Elshof (Speaker)
11 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Press / Media

VKO: wetenschap en schoolpraktijk

Toke Elshof

1/10/13

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Radio Amersfoort: confessioneel onderwijs: nog van deze tijd?

Toke Elshof

16/11/12

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Jong katholiek: over kwetsbaarheid, lijden en verrijzenisgeloof

Toke Elshof

31/03/11

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Schepper & Co

Toke Elshof

15/02/09

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment