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Prof. dr. H.W.M. (Herwi) Rikhof

Herwi Rikhof (1948) is professor emeritus in Systematic Theology at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Tilburg University) at Utrecht and has been director of the Thomas Instituut te Utrecht from 1995 until September 2009.

He lectures on various topics in the field of systematic theology, including Trinitarian Theology, Fundamental Theology and Sacramental Theology. He is currently working on a monograph on the Trinity.

Selection of publications

Over God spreken. Een tekst van Thomas van Aquino uit de Summa Theologiae (I, Q. 13), Delft 1988

Die in ons wonen. Spiritualiteit, liturgie en theologie van God de Drie-Ene, Tielt: Lannoo 2003

The creativity of a theologian, in: Verbum VI (2002) 89-99

Thomas at Utrecht, in: F. Kerr (Ed.), Contemplating Aquinas. On the Varieties of Interpretation, London: SCM Press 2003, 103-136

Trinity, in: R. van Nieuwenhove & J. Wawrykow (Eds.), The Theology of Thomas Aquinas, Notre Dame IN: University of Notre Dame Press 2005, 36-57

Theological Virtues and the role of the Spirit. Some explorations, in: Jaarboek Thomas Instituut Utrecht 2004 24 (2005) 9-32

Luther und die Trinitätstheologie, in: Neue Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie 48 (2006), 74-82

The Holiness of the Church, in: J. Schwartz M. Poorthuis (Ed.), A Holy People. Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Religious Communal Identity Leiden-Boston: Brill 2006, 321-335

Das gemeinsame Priestertum der Gläubigen und das Priestertum des Dienstes. Wie liest man Lumen Gentium 10?, in: Theologisch-Praktische Quartalschrift 1/155 (2007) 79-89

The adoptive sonship of believers: St Thomas Aquinas and contemporary theology, in: Ad Veritatem. Disciplinary Research Journal of the UST Graduate School (Manilla) 7/2 (2008) 399-418

Magna Misericordia, in: Jaarboek Thomas Instituut te Utrecht 2008 28 (2009) 83-108

Thomas on Divine Adoption, in: H. Goris, H. Rikhof, H SChoot (eds.), Divine Transcendence and Immanence in the Work of Thomas Aquinas. A collection of studies presented at the third conference of the Thomas Instituut te Utrecht, December 15-17, 2005, Leuven: Peeters 2009, 163-193

Ratzinger revisited. Rereading Einführung in das Christentum, in: Bijdragen - International Journal in Philosophy and Theology 70/1 (2009) 3-27

The retrieval of grace, in: P.C. Beentjes (ed.), The Catholic Church and Modernity in Europe, Wien: LIT-Verlag 2009, 77-89

The Current Renaissance of the Theology of the Trinity. A Reconstruction, in: Bijdragen. International Journal in Philosophy and Theology 70 (2009), 423-457