The Thomist Tradition?

Jörgen Vijgen

Major Seminary of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam

Jörgen Vijgen is Ordinarius of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas. He wrote his dissertation under the direction of the late Fr. Walter Senner OP at the Angelicum and teaches at several ecclesiastical institutes in the Netherlands where he had the honor of having the late Fr. Leo Elders SVD as his mentor. He is a research fellow at the Theology Faculty of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland) and member of the Thomas Instituut in Utrecht (Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, Netherlands). His areas of research are Aquinas’s reception of Aristotle, Biblical Thomism and the History of Thomism. He has published The status of Eucharistic accidents ‘sine subiecto’ (2013) and co-edited with Fr. Piotr Roszak and Matthew Levering Reading Sacred Scripture with Thomas Aquinas (2015), Towards A Biblical Thomism (2018), Reading Job with St. Thomas Aquinas (2020) and Reading the Church Fathers with St. Thomas Aquinas (2021).