Kooiman-Boendermaker Chair for Luther and the history of Lutheranism in the Netherlands
On 31st October 2017, Sabine Hiebsch was appointed Professor of the Kooiman-Boendermaker Chair for Luther and the History of Lutheranism in the Netherlands.
The title of her oration is: Luther and the Netherlands: Past – present – future
The Chair was established at the Theological University Kampen due to the Kooiman-Boendermaker-Luther Foundation.
The aim of the Kooiman-Boendermaker-Luther Foundation is to promote research, education and dissemination of knowledge about Martin Luther and his theology, as well as the history of Lutheranism in general and that of Lutheranism in the Netherlands in particular.
The chair is named after Professor W.J. Kooiman (1903-1968) and Professor J.P. Boendermaker (1925-2018), two renowned Luther researchers who, in the second half of the 20thcentury, were decisive for Dutch research into Luther and into the history of the Lutheran tradition in the Netherlands.
The educational mission of the Kooiman-Boendermaker Chair for Luther Research and the History of Lutheranism in the Netherlands is to investigate, teach and valorise:
The Chair is connected to the Centre for Dutch Reformation Studies (CDRS).