The BEST Method

An introduction in our view on the cooperation between Biblical Exegesis and Systematic Theology can be found in Arnold Huijgen, Koert van Bekkum and Hans Burger, “Biblical Exegesis and Systematic Theology: Toward Mutual Benefit,” Journal of Reformed Theology 16 (2022) 173-193, doi:10.1163/15697312-bja10029.

Theological Blog in Daily Newspaper

Members of BEST give a theological perspective on current issues in a two-weekly blog on the website of the Dutch daily newspapers Nederlands Dagblad and Friesch Dagblad.

The contributions of the Theologenblog can be found online (in Dutch) at

Conference volumes

The core scholarly publications of BEST are the conference volumes of the biannual conferences around central theological themes related to our research programme. For these publications, see the section on Past Conferences.

Publications of Individual Members

Publications of individual members of the BEST research group can be found on the member pages of the Theological University of Apeldoorn and Kampen. See the section on Members and Partners of BEST.