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Prof. Peter-Ben Smit

peter-ben smitPeter-Ben Smit is one of the applicants of the Blueprints-project and (co-) promotor of the PhD-candidates. Peter-Ben holds a chair in the Ancient Catholic Church Structures and the history and doctrines of the Old Catholic Churches at Utrecht University.

He received a PhD and habilitation in Theology from Bern University in 2005 and 2009 respectively. In 2011, he completed another PhD at the General Theological Seminary, New York.

Peter-Ben’s research interests focus on the study of Christian origins of churches, the structures of leadership and authority in churches and ecumenical theology.