Szaszi Bene, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
  • Chair, Department of Theological and Historical Studies
  • Chair, Examination Board

Personal

Szaszi’s vision in life is to be a theologian for theologians, pastors and church leaders. In pursuit of this vision he likes to teach, preach and have good conversations with friends. His specialties include both systematic theology and biblical theology. His aim is to integrate theology into daily life. Szaszi sees his work at Tyndale Theological Seminary as the calling of God on his life. Szaszi lives in The Hague with Minette and their three daughters Emese and Noémi and Unige.  Szaszi loves to cook, BBQ, and play golf.

Education

  • MDiv. Tyndale Theological Seminary (2003)
  • M.Th. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (2005)
  • Ph.D. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (2010)

Areas of Academic Interest

  • The Theology of God; Christology; Trinity; Modern Theology; Secularization; Theology and Culture.

Current Administrative Responsibilities

  • Chair, Department of Theological and Historical Studies
  • Chair, Examination Board
  • Instructor for Preparatory Academic English

Professional and Ministry Experience

  • Receptionist and Cafe help, Shelter Christian Youth Hostel, Amsterdam
  • Custodian, Crossroads International Church, Amsterdam
  • Office Manager, Crossroads International Church, Amsterdam
  • Chief Invigilator, UNISA, The Hague
  • Students Assistant, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • Editorial Help, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • Visiting Faculty, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • Community Pastor, Amstelgemeente, Amsterdam
  • Receptionist, Hotel 717, Amsterdam
  • Adjunct Faculty, Tyndale Theological Seminary, Badhoevedorp
  • Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Tyndale Theological Seminary, Badhoevedorp

Academic Works, Presentations, and Theses Supervised

  • Heersink, Roland and Szaszi Bene. How to be a Christian at Work: A handbook for the working Christian (God and Work, 2017)
  • Castin, Julie – Angry God, Loving Jesus? Finding Marcion in Contemporary Theology – 2018
  • Dahl, Lauren – Raised to New Life The Power of Christ’s Resurrection in a Fallen World – 2017
  • Maaβ, Kai – Prophetic Preaching in a Secular Society: the Old Testament Prophet Amos as an Example for the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland – 2016
  • Kalabric, Ivan – Ordinary Theology of Young Evangelicals in Serbia: a Qualitative Study – 2015