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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Teaching Personnel

Van den Hengel, John   Van den Hengel, John
Emeritus Professor
Program: Systematic Theology
Office : LAF 333
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 2280

Research Activities:

Christology; Hermeneutics


B.A., B.Ph University of Ottawa, 1961
B.Th, University of Ottawa, 1963
M.Th / L.Th, University of Ottawa, 1965
Doctorandus in Theology, Katholieke Universiteit, Nijmegen, The Netherlands 1969
Ph.D. / S.T.D Katholieke Universiteit, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1982

Courses taught:

The Christian God
Jesus the Christ
Theological Hermeneutics
Theological Hermeneutics
Person and Relation


The Home of Meaning: The Hermeneutics of the Subject of Paul Ricoeur, (Lantham: The University Press of America, 1982)

Bibliographie – Paul Ricoeur – Bibliography Database on Library Master available on Saint Paul University Library website

In Search of the Good Student Text (Ottawa: CCB Publications, 2002)

“Jesus’ Death and Burial: The Divine Parable of Abandonment” accepted for publication in Dehoniana

“Miriam of Nazareth: Between Symbol and History”