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Eleonora Hof – Academic Resume

Academic Resume Eleonora Hof


Eleonora Dorothea Hof MA

Aldegondestraat 39

3817 AP Amersfoort

Eleonora.hof@gmail.com / www.eleonorahof.nl

(+31)(0) 0654647920


Policy Advisor Gereformeerde Zendingsbond // 2016


Missiological advisor for the new policy of this Dutch Mission organization, in which the major research findings of my dissertation were incorporated in the new policy plan.

Theological Advisor Encour // 2016


As a theological advisor, I was responsible for drafting research proposals and write various texts that serve as a foundation for the mission of the organization.

PhD Research missiology // 2010 – 2016. Defense: November 30, 2016


PhD Candidate Missiology, Protestantse Theologische Universiteit, Amsterdam.
First supervisor: prof. dr. M.M. Jansen, chair of missiology and academic dean of Protestant Theological University

Second supervisor: prof. dr. Stanley Skreslet, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond VA and President of American Society of Missiology.


Additional functions
Editor for TussenRuimte, Tijdschrift voor Interculturele Theologie [Journal for Intercultural Theology] (2011-)

Writing and editing of articles and book reviews, shared responsibility for direction and content of journal


Editor for the chronicle section (conference reports), Tijdschrift voor Theologie [Journal of Theology] (2014-)

Responsible for selecting and editing six academic conference reports per edition


Editor for gOdschrift, online theological essays on Christianity and culture (2013-2015)

Enlisting, editing and writing new contributions, shared responsibility for direction and content



Secretary for systematic seminar NOSTER (2012-2015)

Organizing meetings and co-responsible for yearly two-day Master Class


Member of the board, IWFT Expert Network Gender and Religion (2014-)

Responsible for networking and knowledge validation


Master of Theology // 2008 – 2009


Master of Theology, Specialization in  Bible Translation. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Cum Laude.
MA Thesis: Vertaalprincipes van de ‘Amsterdamse School’ en de Statenvertaling: ‘Een kwalitatieve en theologische vergelijking’. [Translation principles of the Amsterdam School in Theology and the Statenvertaling (1637): a qualitative and theological comparison.]

Christian Student Organization, Ichthus Amsterdam, 2008-2010.

Member of the board: season 2009-2010. Ab Actis: responsible for secretary work, prayer work, networking with IFES and other student organizations.

Bachelor of Theology // 2004-2008


Bachelor in theology and religious studies, Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium. Specialization in systematic theology. Graduated with the Belgium equivalent of a Cum Laude.

Graduation paper in Old Testament: Song of Songs, a comparison of three interpretation models.


Internship in Nepal with SIL International. Responsibility of coaching a team with three native tongue translators on Lucan exegesis.
Owner and initiator of website www.nederlandsebijbels.nl [Dutch Bibles]. Blog with news on Bible translation and an overview of Bible editions. Between 1000 and 2000 unique visitors per month.
2005-2008

Credit Contract Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Courses in Philosophy, Literature and Theology.


Gymnasium // 1998 – 2004


Gymnasium, profiel Cultuur & Maatschappij, Jac. Fruytier Scholengemeenschap, Apeldoorn. [Gymnasium, profile Culture and Society] Award: top final exam scores on Latin and Greek

Publications


Peer Reviewed

“Towards a Theology of Vulnerability as Analyzing and Critiquing Strategies of Ignorance and Invulnerability” in ‘Edward Schillebeeckx and the theology of public life’, edited by Stephan van Erp, Christopher Cimorelli and Christiane Alpers, accepted, publication expected summer 2016


“Called to the Mission Field”: A critical examination on the role of vocation in the construction of the “mission field”, Swedish Missiological Themes 101 (2014), 257-277.
“Re-imagining World Christianity: Challenging Territorial Essentialism.” Yearbook of the European Society of Women in Theological Research. Leuven: Peeters, 2014, 173-186.
“Het gewicht van het zwaartepunt: recht doen aan het wereldchristendom.” [The weight of the centre of gravity: doing justice to World Christianity] Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 68:4 (2014), 261-281.
“A Missiology of Lament.” Swedish Missiological Themes 101 (2013), 321-338.
Professional

Organisaties in de evangelische beweging. Book chapter in: de evangelische beweging, publication expected early 2017.


Missiology and Postcolonialism in Conversation with Wisdom Literature, Amsterdamse Cahiers voor Exegese van de Bijbel en zijn Tradities, publication expected early 2017.
“Met Edward Said op weg naar een postkoloniale theologie.” Radix: Tijdschrift over geloof en wetenschap 42:1 (2016), 15-22.
Uitzending: voorbij het geografische paradigma? [Mission: beyond the geographical paradigm?] NZR Cahier 2 (2016), 33-39.
De inclusiviteit van de Bijbel in Gewone Taal. [The inclusivity of the new Dutch Bible Translation Bible in Common Language]. Met Andere Woorden 4 (2015), 16-27.
Weerbarstige werkelijkheid: Partnerschap en wederkerigheid. [Rebellious Reality: Partnership and Mutuality] Tussenruimte 3 (2015): 19-21.
"Musa Dube en de koloniale erfenis van bijbelvertalen in Botswana". [Musa Dube and the Colonial Legacy of Bible Translation] TussenRuimte 4 (2014): 27-32.
Eleonora Hof and Wilbert van Saane. “Zending: Kwetsbare Ontmoeting over Grenzen.” [Mission: Vulnerable Meeting across Borders] TussenRuimte 3 (2014): 4-8.
“Bijbel in Gewone Taal: Problematische Principes, Verrassende Verwantschappen.” [The Bible in Common Language: Problematic Principles, Surprising Connections]  In de Waagschaal 43, no 5 (2014), 28-30.
“De eigen kleur van Afrikaans christendom: Portret van Ogbu Kalu.” [The Distinctive Color of African Christianity: Portrait of Ogbu Kalu] TussenRuimte 3 (2013): 21-24.
“Op weg naar een gedeeld toekomstperspectief: Interview met Kathleen Ferrier.” [On our way to a shared perspective of our future: Interview with Kathleen Ferrier] TussenRuimte 2 (2013): 39-43.
“Disturbance as a New Paradigm for Mission: A Critical Assessment of the Global Consultation of the World Evangelical Alliance.” Global Missiology 3, no. 10 (2013): 1–13.
 “’Ik mis dat men elkaar werkelijk ziet’: Interview met Rhoïnde Doth.” [I would like that we would get to know each other more deeply: Interview with Rhoïnde Doth] TussenRuimte 3 (2012): 39-43.
Popular

Portret verstandelijk gehandicapte werkers, VUUR, expected early 2017.


“Kwetsbaarheid en marginaliteit in missie”, [vulnerability and marginality in mission], Zijspiegel 5, February 2016, 6-7.
“De oneindige vertaalbaarheid van de Bijbel”, [the limitless translatability of the Bible], March 20, 2015, http://bijbelingewonetaal.nl/actueel/blogs/item/de-oneindige-vertaalbaarheid-van-de-bijbel/.

"Bijbel in gewone taal confronteert de kerk met haar elitaire karakter". [Bible in Common Language confronts the church with its elitist character], January 15, 2015.  


http://www.godschrift.nl/artikel/bijbel-gewone-taal-confronteert-kerk-met-haar-elitaire-karakter.

“Zet detentiecentra op de Nederlandse kaart.” [Detention centers for migrants should be put on the Dutch map], August 23, 2013. http://www.godschrift.nl/artikel/zet-detentiecentra-op-nederlandse-kaart.


“Amerikaanse invloed op zending: pizza en hamburger in Nepal.” [American influences on mission: pizza and hamburgers in Nepal] Zending Nu 2 (2012): 10-11
Book Reviews

Engen, Charles E. Van, ed. The State of Missiology Today: Global Innovations in Christian Witness. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2016. In: Journal of Reformed Theology, expected 2017.


Ross, Cathy, and Steve Bevans, eds. Mission on the Road to Emmaus: Constants, Context, and Prophetic Dialogue. London: SCM Press, 2015. In: TussenRuimte 1 (2016): 57-58.
C. Lienemann-Perrin/W. Lienemann (ed.) Religiöse Grenzüberschreitungen: Studien zu Bekehrung, Konfessions- und Religionswechsel / Crossing Religious Borders: Studies on Conversion and Religious Belonging (Studien zur Außereuropäischen Christentumsgeschichte/ Studies in the History of Christianity in the Non-Western World). Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. In: Tijdschrift voor Theologie 54 (2014): 301.
Vassiliadis, Petros (ed.). Orthodox Perspectives on Mission. Oxford: Regnum Books, 2013. In: TussenRuimte 2 (2014): 59.
James H. Kroeger, The gift of Mission: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2013. In Tussenruimte 1 (2014): 58.
Van de Poll, Evert W. Door de wereld gaat het Woord. Actuele thema’s in de mondiale zending. [The Word is going through the world: contemporary issues in global mission] Heerenveen: Medema, 2013. In: TussenRuimte 4 (2013): 58.
Kritzinger, J. N. J., and W. Saayman. David J. Bosch: Prophetic Integrity, Cruciform Praxis. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 2011. In: TussenRuimte 2 (2013): 57.
Roger Helland and Leonard Hjalmarson, Missional Spirituality: Embodying God’s Love from the Inside Out. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press, 2011. In: TussenRuimte 2 (2012): 56.
Stephen B. Bevans and Roger P. Schroeder, Prophetic Dialogue: Reflections on Christian Mission Today: Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2011. In: TussenRuimte 1 (2012): 56.
Laurie Cassidy and Maureen H. O’Connell (ed.). Religion, Economics, and Culture in Conflict and Conversation. College Theology Society Annual 56. New York: Maryknoll, 2011. In: TussenRuimte 3 (2012): 56.


Conference Papers

“Vulnerability in A Postcolonial Context.” Anthropos Conference on Relationality, Vulnerability and Love: Towards a Theological Anthropology of the 21st Century. Leuven, September 15-17, 2016.


“Towards a Theology of Vulnerability as Analyzing and Critiquing Strategies of Ignorance and Invulnerability.” Edward Schillebeeckx Centenary Conference: Grace, Governance and Globalization: Theology and Public Life. August 27-30, 2014.

“Rethinking Vocation and Mission in World Christianity: From Territory to Community.” NIME, European Missiological Conference: Mission and Money: Missions in the Context of Global Inequalities. Helsinki, April 3-6, 2014.


“Challenging Territorial Essentialism in World Christianity.” International Conference of the European Society for Women in Theological Research. New Horizons of Resistance and Visions. Dresden, August 28 – September 1, 2013.
“Violence, hatred and marginalization: incorporating the perspective of persecution in missiology.” Nordic Institute for Missiology and Ecumenism. Åkersberg, Sweden, May 24-27, 2011.

Academic Memberships
IAMS, International Association for Mission Studies


ESWTR, European Society of Women in Theological Research
IWFT, Expertisenetwerk Gender en Religie [Expert Network Gender and Religion]

NOSTER, Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion

Completed NOSTER curriculum for PhD Students consisting of 15 ECTS 
Teaching Experience

Guest lecture: “Mission, World Christianity and Postcolonialism”, as part of a course Missiological Reflection for personnel of Kerk in Actie [Church in Action – Mission Organization of the Protestant Church of the Netherlands ] October 7, 2014. 


Guest lecture: “Trends in Missiology”, Post-Academic Education for ministers in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, September 29, 2014.


Guest lecture “Augustine in his African Context”, Summer School for ministers in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, June 25, 2014.
Guest lecture for personnel of Kerk in Actie, “Mission, World Christianity and Postcolonialism” as part of a course Missiological Reflection, October 17, 2013.


Research Presentations

“Vulnerability in Postcolonial Missiology.” March 24, 2015. Master Class with response by Karen Kilby (Durham University).

Research design and research findings. Graduate School in combination with PThU Conference “God in the Public Domain”. May 19, 2014. Response by Darrell Guder (Princeton Theological Seminary).
“Kenosis and the Western Missionary.” Advanced Research Presentation, NOSTER General Education Days. March 24, 2014. Response by Jan Jongeneel (emeritus professor Utrecht University).  
“Missiology in World Christianity.” January 16, 2014. Master Class with response by Kirsteen Kim (Leeds Trinity University).
“On the Streets of the Postcolony.” December 11, 2013. Master Class with response by Robert Schreiter (Catholic Theological Union).
“Missiology, Margins, and Crossing Borders: Appropriating a Popular Discourse.” December 12, 2012. Master Class with response by David Brown (University of St. Andrews).
“The theology of Namsoon Kang.” November 4, 2011. Master Class with response by Graham Ward (University of Oxford).

Other Involvements

Presentation: “New forms of mission a postcolonial context: In which ways can we do mission in a changed world context?” Study day Gereformeerde Zendingsbond [Reformed Mission Union]. August 19, 2015.


Co-organization of Master Class of the Systematic Seminar of NOSTER, featuring prof. Karen Kilby (Durham University) as a lecturer and respondent to presentations of PhD Students. March 23-24, 2015.
‘Uitzending: het geografische paradigma voorbij?’ [Sending out people: beyond the geographical paradigm?] Presentation during expert meeting of Dutch Mission Council, September 19, 2014. 
Participation in listeners group with Kirsteen Kim, Cathy Ross, Steve Bevans and Jesse Mugambi, which produced a closing report on the NIME, European Missiological Conference: Mission and Money: Missions in the Context of Global Inequalities. April 3-6, 2014. 
Co-organization of Master Class of the Systematic Seminar of NOSTER, featuring prof. Kirsteen Kim (Leeds Trinity University) as a lecturer and respondent to presentations of PhD Students. January 15-16, 2014. 
Member of Panel Discussion on Mission on the Dutch World Radio Broadcast [Radio Nederland Wereldomroep], May 21, 2011. 
Experience Abroad
2007: Internship Wycliffe Bible Translators, Kathmandu, Nepal

2012: Study trip to Kenya and Tanzania

2014 & 2015: Study trips to United States
Language Abilities
Latin (both classical and ecclesiastical)

Greek (Biblical)

Hebrew
Dutch (native)

English (near native)

German (reading knowledge)

French (reading knowledge)



Church Memberships and Church Volunteer Work


Confessing and Baptized Member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (1998 – present)

Member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (2015 – present)


Nieuwe Kerk Amersfoort, Protestant Church in the Netherlands (2012 – present)

Initiating prayer work; welcome committee; mission committee; organisation prayer evening; participant weekly meal group, small group leader.





  • Theological Advisor Encour // 2016
  • Master of Theology // 2008 – 2009
  • Bachelor of Theology // 2004-2008
  • Gymnasium // 1998 – 2004
  • Academic Memberships IAMS, International Association for Mission Studies
  • Guest lecture: “Trends in Missiology”, Post-Academic Education for ministers in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, September 29, 2014.
  • Church Memberships and Church Volunteer Work

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