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Emeritus status and appointments

20 April 2022

On 19 April 2022 the General Synod of the Christian Reformed Churches granted Professor Dr. H.G.L. Peels emeritus status 'in the most honourable manner'. During the Synod he was addressed by the president of both the synod and the curatorium, Rev. J.G. Schenau, and by the rector of the TUA, Prof. Dr. H.J. Selderhuis. The emeritus status will officially become effective on 1 February 2023. His final lecture is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, 27 January. Prof. Peels has been associated with the TUA since 1987: first as associate professor of Old Testament studies, and from 1992 as full professor of Old Testament.

TUA receives ancient Torah scroll

13 April 2022

A special moment during the staff meeting at the TUA on Tuesday 5 April: with great care a large, round package was opened, which revealed an ancient Torah scroll. This scroll was donated to the university by the American ‘God's Ancient Library’.

RESILIENCE appoints Three Executive Directors

15 February 2022

"A next step in this major European project in which TUA plays an important role," said TUA rector Prof. Dr. H.J. Selderhuis.

TUA bachelor's programme tops the rankings for the 10th time

11 November 2021

According to the Keuzegids, theology at TUA is one of the best bachelor programmes in the country. 

TUA establishes a new chair in 'Theology and Music'

24 August 2021

As of 1 September 2021, the Theological University of Apeldoorn will launch a new chair in 'Theology and Music'. The chair will be held by Professor Albert Clement, who will fulfil this function together with his professorship in Musicology at Utrecht University, in which context he works at the University College Roosevelt. The chair's task is to provide interdisciplinary education and research in the area of the relationship between theology and music. This theme includes both church music from the Western world and spiritual music in general. The period covered in teaching and research extends back to the early Middle Ages. An emphasis lies on themes arising from the theology of the Reformation, including organ culture, hymnology and expressions of faith by composers.