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Staatsvakken en kerkelijke vakken aan openbare universiteiten

H. M. Vroom

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 18, No 1 (1997), 210-231. doi: 10.4102/ve.v18i1.1134

Submitted: 19 July 1997
Published:  19 July 1997


Theology at the state universities in the Netherlands since 1876: State disciplines and church disciplines
In three contributions the organisation of (protestant) theology in the Netherlands since 1876 has been described. In this first part the Dutch law on higher education (1876) is dealt with, its background (especially separation of state and church and equal treatment of religious traditions). This law has established a dual system (“duplex ordo”): “state professors” and “church professors”, all paid by the government. Various evaluations of this arrangement are discussed and its recent modification and the motifs thereof are given. In practice, the theological faculties at the state universities have been mostly reformed faculties.

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H. M. Vroom, Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam, Netherlands



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