Rob Faesen is member of the Ruusbroec Institute. His expertise is that of the history of Christian spirituality. He has published extensively in the field of medieval mysticism and specifically of Middle Dutch mystical literature (Hadewijch, Beatrice of Nazareth, John of Ruusbroec, Devotio Modera, Jan Pullen), and also in Jesuit history and spirituality. He was a member of the editorial team responsible for the new critical edition of Ruusbroec's works. He is a member of the editorial board of the journals Ons Geestelijk Erf, Revue d'histoire ecclésiastique and Medieval Mystical Theology. He is also professor at de Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies) and professor at Tilburg University, where he holds the Francis Xavier Chair.
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