Associate professor of Historical Theology, lecturer in philosophy
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Dr. G.A. (Gert) van den Brink (1974) studied theology at Utrecht University, and from 1998 to 2003 he taught classical languages on a secondary school. At the UU he graduated in 2006 in Philosophy of Religion, with a thesis on the relationship between empiricism and atheism in the philosophy of Herman Philipse. From 2010 till 2020, he was a pastor at the Laankerk (hersteld hervormde gemeente) in Rotterdam. IN 2016, Van den Brink obtained his PhD in Church History and in the history of dogma with a joint doctorate at the Free University of Amsterdam, and the Evangelical Theological Faculty in Leuven in 2016. His dissertation was published by Brevier Kampen (see “Publications”).
In September 2020, Van den Brink was appointed as an academic staff member at the TUA. His academic work is focused on the Luther research, the critical edition of the Acta et Documenta Synodi Nationalis Dordrechtanae, and the critical edition of Gisbertus Voetius’s Politica Ecclesiastica. In 2023, he was appointed part-time associate professor at this university in the Department of Historical Theology.