Pollefeyt, Didier

Dr. Didier Pollefeyt holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, a Licentiate Degree in Religious Studies and a Master's and Doctoral Degree in Theology. He has written two studies on the Jewish post-holocaust thinking of Rubenstein and Fackenheim, both of which were awarded by the Foundation Auschwitz, Brussels. In 1995 he finished his doctorate on 'Post-Holocaust Ethics and Theology.' His work Religious Teaching of the Holocaust was awarded by the Belgian 'Prize of Peace'. He is working now as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Theology of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Belgium, teaching courses on the Theology of Jewish-Christian Relations, Religion, Religious Education and Topics in Religious Sciences. He is Director of the Center for Peace Ethics of the K.U. Leuven and holds the Chair of Academic Teacher's Training in Religion of the K.U. Leuven. Some of his more recent publications: D. Pollefeyt (ed.), Jews and Christians: Rivals or Partners for the Kingdom of God? In Search for an Alternative for the Christian Theology of Substitution (Louvain Theological and Pastoral Monographs) Leuven, Peeters, 1997; M. Hayes & D. Pollefeyt & G.J. Colijn (ed.), Hearing the Voices. Teaching the Holocaust to Future Generations (Studies in the Shoah XIX) Pennsylvenia, Merion Westfield International Press, 1999, D. Pollefeyt, 'Victims of Evil or Evil of Victims?' in H.J. Cargas (ed.), Problems Unique to the Holocaust, Lexington, The University Press of Kentucky, 1999, p. 67-82 & R. Bieringer & D. Pollefeyt & F. Vanneuville, 'Wrestling with Johannine Anti-Judaism: a Hermeneutical Framework for the Analysis of the Current Debate,' in R. Bieringer & D. Pollefeyt & F. Vanneuville (ed.), Anti-Judaism and the Fourth Gospel. Papers of the Leuven Colloquium, 2000 (Jewish and Christian Heritage Series 1), Assen, Royal Van Gorcum, 2001, 612 blz., p. 3-44.