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Dr. dr. K. Pansters STD

Krijn Pansters (1975) holds a Ph.D. (2007) in Medieval History from Radboud University Nijmegen and a Ph.D. (2019) in Medieval Theology from KU Leuven. He teaches Christian Spirituality at Tilburg University, School of Catholic Theology, Franciscan Study Center. He published three books, four volumes, and multiple translations in Dutch. His English publications include Franciscan Virtue: Spiritual Growth and the Virtues in Franciscan Literature and Instruction of the Thirteenth Century (Leiden/Boston: 2012) and the edited volumes The Carthusians in the Low Countries: Studies in Monastic History and Heritage (Louvain: 2014), (w. A. Plunkett-Latimer) Shaping Stability: The Normation and Formation of Religious Life in the Middle Ages (Turnhout: 2016), and A Companion to Medieval Rules and Customaries (Leiden/Boston: 2020). He is Chairman of IGTM - International Society for the Study of Medieval Theology ( and Chief Editor of Franciscan Connections (



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