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Dr. H. (Harm) J.M.J. Goris

Harm Goris (1960) is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Tilburg School of Catholic Theology of Tilburg University (Utrecht campus).
He received his Ph.D. from the Catholic Theological University at Utrecht in 1996. His dissertation was entitled Free Creatures of an Eternal God. Thomas Aquinas on God's Infallible Foreknowledge and Irresistible Will. It was written under the supervision of Ferdinand de Grijs. After that he had postdoc scholarships from the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame and from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

Fields of interest:
medieval philosophy and theology (epistemology, metaphysics, language, doctrine of God), 16th-century reformed theology (Bucer, Vermigli, Zanchi), analytical philosophy of religion (foreknowledge, eternity), interreligious dialogue.

Selection of Publications
[with Herwi Rikhof and Henk Schoot (ed.)], Divine Transcendence and Immanence in the Work of Thomas Aquinas, Leuven: Peeters 2009

[with Marianne Heimbach-Steins (ed.)], Religion in Recht und politischer Ordnung heute / Religion in Law and Politics Today, Würzburg: Ergon-Verlag 2008

Bodiliness and Human Dignity. An intercultural approach / Leiblichkeit und Menschenwürde. Interkulturelle Zugänge, edited by Harm Goris. Münster etc: Lit-Verlag 2006

[with Susanne Hennecke (ed.)], Adam en Eva in het Paradijs. Actuele visies op man en vrouw uit 2000 jaar christelijke theologie, Utrechtse Studies vol. 7, Assen: Meinema 2005.

[with P. van Geest and C. Leget], Aquinas as Authority, Publications of the Thomas Instituut vol. 7, Louvain: Peeters, 2002.

Free Creatures of an Eternal God. Thomas Aquinas on God's Infallible Foreknowledge and Irresistible Will. Publications of the Thomas Instituut vol. 4, Louvain: Peeters 1996.

Divine Omnipresence in Thomas Aquinas, in: Divine Transcendence and Immanence in the Work of Thomas Aquinas, Harm Goris, Herwi Rikhof, Henk Schoot (eds.). Leuven: Peeters 2009, 37-58

[with Pim Valkenberg], 'In Hem is Gods volheid lijfelijk aanwezig': Jezus en de religies, Tijdschrift voor Theologie 48.4 (2008), 403-421

Theology and Theory of the Word in Aquinas: Understanding Augustine by Innovating Aristotle, in Aquinas the Augustinian, edited by Michael Dauphinais, Barry David, and Matthew Levering. Washington: CUA Press 2007, 62-78

Steering Clear of Charybdis: Some Directions for Avoiding "Grace Extrinsicism" in Aquinas, Nova et Vetera, English Edition, 5:1 Winter 2007, 67-79

Divine Foreknowledge, Providence, Predestination, and Human Freedom, in: The Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Eds. J. Wawrykow and R. van Nieuwenhove. University of Notre Dame Press 2005, 99-123

Interpreting Eternity in Aquinas, in: Time and Eternity: The Medieval Discourse, G. Jaritz and G. Moreno-Riano (eds). International Medieval Research v. 9. Turnhout: Brepols 2003, 193-202

The Angelic Doctor and Angelic Speech, Medieval Philosophy and Theology 11 (2003), 87-105

Thomism in Fifteenth-Century Germany, in: Aquinas as Authority, ed. by P. van Geest, H. Goris and C. Leget. Publications of the Thomas Instituut vol. 7. Louvain: Peeters 2002, 1-23

Reception of Aristotle's De Interpretatione 9 in the Latin West: Boethius and the Scholastics, Verbum VI (2002), Yearbook of the Center of Studies of Medieval Culture at St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, 63-70

Thomism in Zanchi's Doctrine of God, in: Reformation and Scholasticism: An Ecumenical Enterprise, ed. by Willem J. van Asselt and Eef Dekker. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Book House 2001, 121-139

Tense Logic in 13th-Century Theology, Vivarium, 39.2 (2001), 161-184

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