Biography

Marcel Sarot is Research Professor for the History and Philosophy of Religious Studies and Theology at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

Marcel Sarot was also Professor of Fundamental Theology at Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (TST) of Tilburg University. He published extensively on the doctrine of God (and especially on divine impassibility), models of the good life, methodological naturalism, the problem of evil and prayer. In the recent past he was Director of the Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies NOSTER (2005–2009), Head of the Department of Religious Studies and Theology of Utrecht University (2008–2012) and Professor for the History and Philosophy of Religious Studies and Theology at Utrecht University (2005–2012). In 2007 he was ordained permanent deacon of the Archdiocese of Utrecht.