Prof. Dr. C. (Cornelis; in Dutch often: Kees) van der Kooi is a theologian and served as Full Professor of Systematic Theology at the VU University Amsterdam, where he chaired the Department of Dogmatics and Ecumenics. He functioned also as the director of Evangelical and Reformation Theology, VU University Amsterdam and contributed to the Program Connecting religious Identities and Diversities. He received his PhD from the VU University Amsterdam (1985) with the qualification cum laude. Recently he published (together with G. van den Brink) a new handbook on Christian doctrine, Christelijke Dogmatiek (2012), which has gone through five prints. The English translation Christian Dogmatics is published with Eerdmans, Grand Rapids. He is currently involved in several networks with economists and policymakers on the morality of markets (ERGO-Economics, Religion, Governance and Organisation) an serves as distinguished lecturer at the Erasmus School of Accounting and Assurance (ESAA) at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR). In 2014 he delivered the Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary, Published as This Incredibly Benevolent Force. The Holy Spirit in Reformed Theology and Spirituality. Among his major publications are As in a Mirror. John Calvin and Karl Barth on Knowing God. A Diptych (2002, e.t. 2005) and Tegenwoordigheid van Geest (2006). His is one of rare voices in the Netherlands who combines a deep interest for the neo-calvinistic theological tradition and for Karl Barth’s theology as well as being two creative responses to the situation of Christianity in modernity. Throughout his career he has published in both fields. In 1998 at the centennial of Kuyper’s Stone Lectures he co-organised an international conference in Amsterdam: Kuyper reconsidered. He was the editor of the critical edition of Barth's second commentary the letter to the Romans (2010). He functions as a theological linking pin between the reformed tradition and evangelical/charismatic renewal movements. Visit his website here.