Friday, June 11, 2010

TONY SAM GEORGE, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. TONY SAM GEORGE
Personal Data:
Surname George
Name Tony Sam
Date of Birth 20 December 1973
Postal Address 2989, 12TH MAIN, HAL 2ND STAGE,
INDIRANAGAR, Bangalore 560008
Email Address tony.sam.george@christuniversity.in

Education:
Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work 1999-2003
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences Deemed University, Bangalore, India. Dissertation: Processes, Dynamics and factors in the Development of Groups for Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work 1996-1998
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences Deemed University, Bangalore, India. Thesis: “Group Therapy for Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: An Experimental Study; Passed with first Class and highest total aggregate marks.
MSW (Masters Degree in Social Work) 1994-1996
in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work,
Family and Child Welfare and Counseling
School of Social Work, Roshini Nilaya, Mangalore University, India; Thesis: “Need for Medical and Psychiatric Social Work in Hospitals: An Exploratory Study”; passed with first rank and distinction.
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology 1990-1993
Christ College, Bangalore University, India; passed in first class with distinction
GCE O Levels 1987
(General Certificate of Education Examination)
University of London; Exam taken at Sokoto, Nigeria

Experience:
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore

Subjects Taught:
Counselling
Psychology

Publications:
Books:



Articles:


Current Research Interests:
Group Therapy and Counselling

ANTONY PUTHENANGADY, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. ANTONY PUTHENANGADY
Personal Data:
Surname Puthenangady
Name Antony
Date of Birth 22 February 1948
Postal Address Little Flower Mission Centre, Bharathiar University PO,
Coimbatore 641046, India
Email Address puthenangadyantony@yahoo.com

Education:
Bachelor of Science 1972
Bangalore University, Bangalore
Bachelor of Education 1975-1978
Kerala University
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 1980-1983
Gregorian University, Rome
M.A. in Guidance and Counselling 1995-1998
De La Salle University, Manila, Phillippines.
Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology (Clinical Counselling) 1997-1999
De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines; Dissertation: The Effects of Healing the Inner Child on Woundedness and Psychosocial Adjustment; Gold medal for Ph.D. programme with 96% of Marks.

Experience:
1999-2008: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore – 560 29

Subjects Taught:



Publications:
Books:
Everyone’s Inner Child (ISBN: 81-86861-94-7), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1996.
Articles:
1. “Psychology of Religious Fundamentalism,” Journal of Dharma 30, 2 (April 2005), 225-232.
2. “Formee–Centred Formation: A New Approach in Religious and Priestly Formation” in Christian Leadership and Integration, eds. Thomas Kollamparambil, Paulachan Kochappilly, Saju Chackalackal, and Jose Thadavanal, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.

Current Research Interests:

PAUL SAVIO PUDUSSERY, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. PAUL SAVIO PUDUSSERY
Personal Data:
Surname Pudussery
Name Paul Savio
Date of Birth 25 March 1940
Present Address Arul Illam, CMI Novitiate, Kinarpallam Pirivu, VELANTHAVALAM P.O., Palakkad – 678 557, Kerala, INDIA
Email Address paulsaviop@yahoo.com

Education:
Bachelor of Arts 1972
Dharwad University, Karnataka State
L.S.S. 1977
Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
ThD 1987
Pontifical Urban University, Rome; Dissertation: Discipleship: A Call to Suffering and Glory – An Exegetico Theological Study of Mk 8:27-9,1; 13,9-13 and 13,24-27, (published in Rome, 1987).

Publications:
Books:
1. Discipleship: A Call to Suffering and Glory – An Exegetico Theological Study of Mk 8:27-9,1; 13:9-13 and 13:24-27, Rome: 1987.
2. Co-edited, Puthiyaniyamapadanam Innu (Malayalam: New Testament Studies Today), along with Joseph Pathrapankal and George Kaniarakath, EBOSC, Kottayam, Kerala, 1982
3. Edited, Vachana Darsanam: Suvisesha Prameya Vyakhyanangal (Malayalam: An Exegetical Study of the Themes in Gospel of Matthew and Mark), vol. 1: Mathai – Markose (Matthew and Mark), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications & Kottayam: Deepika Book House, 1996.
4. Edited, Vachana Darsanam: Suvisesha Prameya Vyakhyanangal (Malayalam: An Exegetical Study of the Themes in the Gospel of Luke and Acts), vol. 2: Luka – Apostola Pravarthangal (Luke and Acts of the Apostles), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1998.
5. Edited, Vachana Darsanam: Suvisesha Prameya Vyakhyanangal (Malayalam: An Exegetical Study of the Themes in Gospel of John), vol. 3: Yohannante Suvisesham (Gospel of John), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, & Kottayam: Deepika Book House, 2000.

Articles:
1. "The Concept of ‘Zoê’ in St. Paul and in St. John," Bible Bhashyam 6, 4 (March 1980), 104-124.
2. "The Meaning of Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark," Jeevadhara10, 56 (March-April 1980), 93-110.
3. "Discipleship and Suffering in the Gospel of Mark," Jeevadhara 17, 104 (March 1988), 121-139.
4. "`Repent and Believe in the Gospel" (Mk 1:15)'," Bible Bhashyam 16, 2 (June 1990), 95-113.
5. "Jesus' Teaching on Family Life," Bible Bhashyam 17, 4 (December 1991), 217-241.
6. "Christian Approaches to the Bible," Journal of Dharma 21, 4 (Oct.- Dec. 1996), 320-344.
7. “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Dynamics of Christian Prayer,” Journal of Dharma 27, 4 (Oct.-Dec., 2003), 463 –500.
8. “Towards Self-giving Love. A Biblical Model of Seven-Stage Development of Inter-personal Dynamics,” Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January – March 2005), 13-34.
9. “Eucharist as the Sacrament of ‘The Word Become Flesh’: A Study on the Gospel of John Chapter Six” in eds. Sebastian Athappilly and Paulachan Kochappilly, The Mystery of the Eucharist. Essays on the Occasion of the Eucharistic Year, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006, 20-41.
10. “Parables of Jesus as a Communication Strategy” in ed. Jose Palakeel, The Bible and the Technologies of the Word, Bangalore: ATC, 2007, 185-209.
11. “Discipleship in the Letters of Paul,” Kristu Jyoti (September 2008), 184-202.
12. “The Dynamics of the Word of God in the Life of Blessed Virgin Mary” in Dynamism of the Word of God and Biblical Personalities, ed. Sebastian Mullooparambil, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009, 167-196.
13. “Discipleship in the Indian and Christian Traditions” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009, 167-187.

Current Research Interests:
Discipleship in the Gospels and the Ignatian Spirituality

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
1. Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore
2. Institute of Spirituality and Counselling (Vinayasadhana) at DVK, Bangalore
3. Kristu Jyoti College, Bosco Nagar, Bangalore
4. Khrist Premalaya Theologate (M.P. Regional Theologate), Ashta, Bhopal
5. St. Thomas Benedictine Abbey at Kappad, Kanjirappilly, Kerala
6. Carmelaram Theology College, Bangalore
7. Vidya Deep College – CRI Brothers’ Institute of Theology, Bangalore

PAUL KALLUVEETIL, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. PAUL KALLUVEETIL
Personal Data:
Surname Kalluveetil
Name Paul
Date of Birth 1-12-1940
Postal Address Marymatha Major Seminary
PB No. 7, Mannuthy
Thrissur - 680651, Kerala, India
Email Address paulkalluveettil@hotmail.com

Education:
Licentiate in Philosophy
JDV, Pune
Licentiate in Theology
JDV, Pune
Licentiate in Sacred Scripture
Biblical Institute, Rome
Th.D. in Sacred Scripture
Biblical Institute, Rome; Doctor Dissertation Declaration and Covenant, was published in 1982 in the Series of Analecta Biblica No. 88 from the Biblical Institute

Experience:
Professor of the Old Testament and Semitic Languages in DVK (1980-2002)
Marymatha Major Seminary (2002 - )
Director of the Centre for Biblical Studies
Visiting Professor in many Theological Institutes
Vice President of the Society of the Biblical Studies, India.
Secretary and President of the Catholic Biblical Association, India.
Director of the MTh courses of DVK
Librarian of Dharmaram College
Member of the Editorial Board of Asian Horizons
Book Review Editor of Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture

Subjects Taught:
Biblical Hermeneutics
Pentateuch
Historical Books of the Old Testament
Prophets
Wisdom Literature and Psalms
Special Topics such as Sin in Rig Veda and Psalms; Christian Call to be Blessed and to Bless, Biblical Perspectives of the Oriental Liturgy, Spirituality of the Covenant; Formative Dynamics of God in the Bible, The Prophetic Call of the Religious; Psalms as Celebrative Prayer


Publications:
Books:
Books in English:
1. Declaration and Covenant
2. World Becomes the Word
3. Word as Metaphor: Towards a Poetic Hermeneutics
4. Karmayogi (edited)
5. Lord of Heaven and Earth (edited)

Books in Malayalam:
1. Mystery and Gift
2. Syro-Malabar Qurbana: Biblical Insights
3. A Theological Introduction of the Old Testament, vols. I, II, & III
4. Word Illustrations, vols. I & II
5. Word Intuitions
6. Word Religions
7. Colloquies
8. Priesthood
9. Yesunamajapam
10. Biblical Insights into the Names of Jesus
11. The Women in the Gospels
12. Cross and Crown
13. Your Mother, My Mother, Mother to the Children
14. The Maxims of Chavara
15. History of Chavara
16. My Meditation Charism
17. The Roots
18. The Word Maxims of St. Paul

Articles:
Numerous scholarly articles in the scientific periodicals, such as Jeevadhara (both English and Malayalam), Bible Bhashyam (both English and Malayalam), Third Millennium, Journal of Dharma, Asian Horizons, Vinayasadhana, Urha, Journal of St. Thomas Christians, Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture.

Current Research Interests:
1. Biblical Spirituality
2. Liturgico-Biblical Spirituality
3. Formative Spirituality
4. Biblical Sermons
5. Biblical Missiology


Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
DVK, Bangalore (LTh Biblical Theology; Institute of Spirituality and Counselling)
Paurastya Vidyapitham, Kottayam
Ecumenical Centre, Kunnamkulam
DBCLC, Thrissur

RAJA RAO, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. T. J. RAJA RAO
Personal Data:
Surname Rao
Name T. J. Raja
Date of Birth: 08 March 1952
Postal Address Maria Bhavan, Dharmaram College PO, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address mcismm@gmail.com

Education:

Bachelor of Theology 1976-1979
Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Licentiate in Theology (Biblical Theology) 1985-1987
DVK, Bangalore
Diploma in Liturgy 1987
NBCLC, Bangalore
S.T.D. 2005
Gregorian University, Rome; Dissertation: The Mystical Experience and Doctrine of Montfort (translated into Italian and French) The original is published by Gregorian University, in Tesi Gregoriana, SERIE SPIRITUALITÀ, No. 10.

Experience:



Subjects Taught:
Spirituality
Mysticism and Priesthood
Religious Life

Publications:
Books:
The Mystical Experience and Doctrine of Montfort, Tesi Gregoriana, SERIE SPIRITUALITÀ, No. 10, Rome: Gregorian University, YEAR. (This work was translated into Italian and French)
Edited Books:
1. The Secret of Mary by St. Louis Grignion de Montfort, Bangalore: Marian Centre, 2008.
2. The True Devotion to Mary by St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, Bangalore: Marian Centre, 2009.
3. The Secret of the Holy Rosary by St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, Bangalore: Marian Centre, 2009.

Articles:
“The Mystical Experience of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort,” Studies in Spirituality, 17 (2007), 200-220.

Current Research Interests:
Eastern and Western Mysticism

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
DVK, Bangalore
St. Peter’s Seminary, Bangalore

THOMAS KOLLAMPARAMPIL, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
PROF. DR. THOMAS KOLLAMPARAMPIL
Personal Data:
Surname Kollamparampil
Name Thomas
Date of Birth 12 January 1952
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address tkollamparampil@dvk.in

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1972-1974
Dharmaram College, Bangalore
Bachelor of Theology 1977-1980
Dharmaram Pontifical Institute, Bangalore
Bachelor of Arts 1974-1977
Bangalore University, Karnataka, India)
M.St. (Syriac Language and Literature) 1992
University of Oxford, U.K.
L.Th. (Patrology 1986-1988
Augustinianum, Rome)
Diploma in Patristics 1988-1989
Augustinianum, Rome
Th.D. (Patrology) 1993-1997
Augustinianum, Rome; Doctoral Dissertation: Select aspects of the Economy of Salvation in Christ according to Jacob of Serugh, 1997

Experience
Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram (1989-1990; 1997 onwards)

Subjects Taught:
1. Patristic Theology
2. Ancient Church History
3. Fundamentals of Eastern Theology
4. Introduction to Theology
5. Eastern Christian Spirituality
6. Sacraments in General
7. Eucharistic Theology of the Syriac Fathers
8. Eastern Theology (Post graduate programme)
9. Theological Trends in the Fathers of the Church (Post graduate programme)
10. Syriac Language I & II (Graduate and Post graduate levels)

Publications:
Books Authored:
1. Select aspects of the Economy of Salvation in Christ according to Jacob of Serugh, Rome 1997.
2. Jacob of Serugh: Select Festal Homilies (Translations from Syriac), Rome & Bangalore, 1997.
3. Salvation in Christ according to Jacob of Serugh, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2001.

Books Edited:
Christian Leadership and Integration, Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara, CMI, Thomas Kollamparampil (ed.), Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
Articles:
1. “Aspects of the Economy of Salvation according to Jacob of Serugh” I & II, Tanima, 6 (1998), 23-53; Tanima 7 (1998), 77-106.
2. “The Cross of Christ and Christian Life” in The Folly of the Cross, ed. Paulachan Kochappilly, Bangalore 2000, 31-47.
3. “Eucharistic Life in the Syriac Tradition,” The Harp Vol. XXI (2006), 251-261, Festschrift in honour of Fr. Emmanuel Thelly, CM, published by SEERI, Kottayam; also in Journal of St. Thomas Christians Vol. 17,1(2006), 34-43.
4. “Syriac Portraits of Christian Salvation” in East Syriac Theology: An Introduction, ed. Pauly Maniyattu, Satna: Ephrem’s Publications, 2007, 179-225.
5. “Paradise-Church and the Kingdom in St. Ephrem’s Hymns on Paradise VI,” The Harp Vol. XX (2006), 111-119, Festschrift in honour of Rev. Dr. Jacob Thekeparampil, published by SEERI, Kottayam.

Current Research Interests:
Eastern Theology


Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
• Samanvaya Mission Theologate, Bhopal/Jagdalpur (1997 onwards)
• Vidya Deep College (CRI Institute), Bangalore 560042
• JDV, Pune
• Jyothi Sadan, Franciscan Brothers’ Institute, Bangalore
• Kristu Mohavidyalayo, (Regional Major Seminary), Sambalpur, Orissa
• Benedictine Monastery, Kubalgode, Bangalore
• Benedictine Monastery, Kappadu, Kottayam, Kerala

SHAJI GEORGE KOCHUTHARA, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. SHAJI GEORGE KOCHUTHARA
Personal Data:
Surname Kochuthara
Name Shaji George
Date of Birth 01 January 1967
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address kochuthshaji@gmail.com

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1987-1989
Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (First Class with Distinction)
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) 1990-1993
M.S. University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu (First Class)
Bachelor of Theology 1993-1996
Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (First Class with Distinction and with First Rank)
Licentiate in Moral Theology 1998-2000
Gregorian University, Rome (Summa cum Laude; Thesis: “Formation of Conscience: A Study with Special Emphasis on Self-Development and Conscientization”)
Doctorate 2000-2006
Gregorian University (Summa cum Laude; Dissertation: The Concept of Sexual Pleasure in the Catholic Moral Tradition)

Experience:
2001-2006 Guest Lecturer in the Faculty of Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore
2006 - Lecturer in the Faculty of Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore.

Subjects Taught:
Fundamental Moral Theology
Moral Theology of Sexuality and Marriage
HIV/AIDS and Moral Challenges
Sex Education
The Theology of Marriage and Sexuality in the Recent Teachings of the Church
Theology of Sexuality
A Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Theologians
History of Moral Theology
Theology of Conjugal Sexuality
Natural Law
Sexuality, Celibacy and Intimacy
Homosexuality, Contraception and Masturbation: Contemporary Theological Approaches

Publications:
Books:
1. Edited: Vivahasandesangal (Malayalam: Theology of Marriage and Homilies for the Liturgical Celebration of Marriage), ed. Shaji Kochuthara, Ernakulam: St. Pauls, 2004.
2. Shaji George Kochuthara, The Concept of Sexual Pleasure in the Catholic Moral Tradition, Roma: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2007.
3. Co-edited: John Britto Chethimattam: A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, eds. Kuncheria Pathil and Shaji George Kochuthara, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
Articles:
1. Shaji George Kochuthara, “Conjugal Sexual Pleasure: Contemporary Theological Perspectives,” Ephrem’s Theological Journal 13 (2009), 44-71.
2. Shaji George Kochuthara, “Kama without Dharma? Understanding the Ethics of Pleasure in Kamasutra,” Journal of Dharma 34 (2009), 69-95.
3. Shaji George Kochuthara, “Experience of the Divine: Symbolism of the Sensual and the Spiritual,” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009, 855-884.

Current Research Interests:
Ethics of Sexuality and Marriage
Natural Law
Gender Ethics
Women Studies
Bioethics
History of Moral Theology
Virtue Ethics
Indian Ethics
Psychology
Conscience
Formation of Conscience
Justice
Ethics in Politics
Anthropology
Scripture and Moral Theology

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
Vidyadeep (CRI Institute), Bangalore, India

LUCOSE CHAMAKALA, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. LUCOSE CHAMAKALA
Personal Data:
Surname Chamakala
Name Lucose
Date of birth 6 June 1966
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address jiji.chamakala@gmail.com

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1986-1988
DVK, Bangalore (First Class with Distinction)
Bachelor o f Science (Physics) 1989-1992
M.G. University, Kottayam (First Class with Distinction)
Bachelor of Theology 1992-1995
DVK, Bangalore (First Class with Distinction)
Licentiate in Moral Theology 1996-1998
Alphonsianum, Rome (Magna cum Laude)
Doctorate in Moral Theology 1998-2002
Alphonsianum, Rome (Summa cum Laude)
Doctoral Dissertation: The Sanctity of Life vs The Quality of Life: A Critical Study of the Writings of Germain Grisez, Helga Kuhse, and Richard McCormick

Experience:
Guest Lecturer of Bio-Medical Ethics, DVK: 1998
Lecturer of Moral Theology, DVK: 2002-2004
Assistant Professor of Moral Theology, DVK: 2004-2007
Associate Professor of Moral Theology, DVK: 2007-
Director of Licentiate Programme in Theology, DVK: 2006-2008
Head of the Department of Moral Theology, DVK: 2005-2008
Director, Centre for Biblical and Theological Studies (CBTS), DVK: 2004-2008
Associate Director, Centre for Biblical and Theological Studies, DVK: 2008-

Subjects Taught:
Bio-Medical Ethics
Theology of Sexuality and Marriage
Fundamental Moral Theology
Foundations of Christian Ethics
Theology of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing the Sick
Consecrated Life, Sexuality and Celibacy
Sanctity of Life as the Foundation of Bio-Medical Ethics
Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Consecrated Life and the Commandments
Religious Formation and Sacredness of Life
The Problem of Evil, Sin and Salvation

Publications:
Book:
The Sanctity of Life vs The Quality of Life, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2005.

Articles:
“John Paul II, the Promoter of Human Life.” Indian Journal of Family Studies (April 2006), 37-56.
“Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Catholic Perspective,” In Catholic Contributions to Bioethics, eds. B. Julian and H. Mynatty, 246-264. Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2007.


Current Research Interests:
Theology of the Gospel of Life
Public Health and Human Dignity
Stem Cell Research and Cloning
Cosmetic Surgeries and Treatments
Natural Law and Global Ethics


Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
Samanvaya Theological College, Kolchoor, Chattisgargh
St. Ephrem’s Theological College, Satna
Vidya Deep College, CRI Brothers’ Institute of Theology, Bangalore
St. Joseph’s Major Seminary, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh

SAJU CHACKALACKAL, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. SAJU CHACKALACKAL
Personal Data:
Surname Chackalackal
Name Saju
Date of Birth 15 March 1965
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, Karnataka, India
Email Address saju@chackalackal.com

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1987
DVK, Bangalore (India)
Licentiate in Philosophy 1989
DVK, Bangalore (India)
Bachelor of Theology 1993
JDV, Pune (India)
Doctor of Philosophy 2002
Thomas Aquinas, Rome (Italy)

Experience:
1. Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2009 - )
2. Head of the Department (HoD), Department of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2009 -)
3. Associate Director, Centre for the Study of World Religions (CSWR), Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2009 - )
4. Associate Professor in Philosophy, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (1994 - )
5. Chief Editor, Journal of Dharma, An International Quarterly of Religions and Philosophies, DVK, Bangalore (2002-2009)
6. Associate Editor, Tattva: Journal of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2009 - )
7. Review Editor and Associate Editor, Journal of Dharma, An International Quarterly of Religions and Philosophies, DVK, Bangalore (2009 - )
8. Director, Licentiate in Philosophy, DVK, Bangalore (2007-2009)
9. Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2007 - )
10. Animator, Centre for the Study of World Religions, DVK, Bangalore (2004-2009)

Subjects Taught:
1. Logic
2. Epistemology
3. Kantian Ethics
4. Moral Philosophy / General Ethics
5. Applied Ethics / Special Ethics
6. Philosophy of Nature and Science
7. Contemporary Indian Philosophy
8. Research Methodology
Publications:
Books:
1. [2010] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010.
2. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Vadakethala Francis Vineeth, Bangalore: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009.
3. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, Christian Leadership and Integration (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI), co-edited with Thomas Kollamparampil, Paulachan Kochappilly, and Jose Thadavanal, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
4. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, Research Methodology, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004.
5. [2002] Chackalackal, Saju, Unity of Knowing and Acting in Kant: A Paradigmatic Integration of the Theoretical and the Practical, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2002.
6. [2000] Chackalackal, Saju, Stephen Hawking’s Quest for a Theory of Everything, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000.
7. [2000] Chackalackal, Saju, Euthanasia, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000.
8. [1994] Chackalackal, Saju, The Word in the World, Bangalore: Vidyavanam Publications, 1994.
9. [1992] Chackalackal, Saju, Ramayana and the Indian Ideal, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1992.
Journal/Symposia Edited:
1. [2009] “Trends in Philosophy in the Third Millennium,” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 129-273 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
2. [2009] “Sex and Religion,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 1-128 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
3. [2008] “Religion and Language,” Journal of Dharma 33, 4 (October-December 2008), 319-440 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
4. [2008] “Religion and National Integration,” Journal of Dharma 33, 3 (July-September 2008), 221-318 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
5. [2008] “Religious Ethos and Environmental Ethics,” Journal of Dharma 33, 2 (April-June 2008), 109-220 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
6. [2008] “Human Person: Brain, Mind, and Soul,” Journal of Dharma 33, 1 (January-March 2008), 1-108 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
7. [2007] “Religion, Economics, and Development,” Journal of Dharma 32, 4 (October-December 2007), 317-422 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
8. [2007] “Religion and Law: Forces of Liberation,” Journal of Dharma 32, 3 (July-September 2007), 219-316 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
9. [2007] “Religious Literacy and Secularism,” Journal of Dharma 32, 2 (April-June 2007), 103-220 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
10. [2007] “Terrorism and Global Responsibility,” Journal of Dharma 32, 1 (January-March 2007), 1-102 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
11. [2006] “Ecological Concerns,” Journal of Dharma 31, 4 (October-December 2006), 385-514 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
12. [2006] “Trends in Religious Worship,” Journal of Dharma 31, 3 (July-September 2006), 275-383[Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
13. [2006] “Religion and Education,” Journal of Dharma 31, 2 (April-June 2006), 143-274 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
14. [2005] “Rationality of Mysticism,” Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 379-497 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
15. [2005] “Asian Hermeneutics: New Horizons,” Journal of Dharma 30, 3 (July-September 2005), 279-376[Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
16. [2005] “Psychology of Religion,” Journal of Dharma 30, 2 (April-June 2005), 145-277 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
17. [2005] “Culture of Life,” Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 1-143 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
18. [2004] “Business Ethics,” Journal of Dharma 29, 34(October-December 2004), 407-501 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
19. [2004] “Modern Saints of Bhakti Tradition,” Journal of Dharma 29, 3 (July-September 2004), 271-406[Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
20. [2004] “Gender Justice Today,” Journal of Dharma 29, 2 (April-June 2004), 119-269[Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
21. [2004] “Hindutva: Cultural and Religious Response,” Journal of Dharma 29, 1 (January-March 2004), 1-116 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
22. [2003] “Prayer in World Religions,” Journal of Dharma 28, 4 (October-December 2003), 409-568 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
23. [2003] “Religious Festivals,” Journal of Dharma 28, 3 (July-September 2003), 299-407 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
24. [2003] “Rewriting History: A Critique,” Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 143-1298 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
25. [2003] “Religious Conversion,” Journal of Dharma 28, 1 (January-March 2003), 1-142 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal]
Articles:
1. [2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “Indigenous Philosophizing and Indian Horizons: An Introduction” in Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Dharmaram Philosophy Series 5, 1-26, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009.
2. [2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy in India Ought to Be Indigenous” in Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Dharmaram Philosophy Series 5, 537-576, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009.
3. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Kant’s Theoretical Philosophy,” IGNOU, 2009.
4. [2009] “Introduction” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 1-2, Bangalore & Coimbatore: Vidyavanam Publications & Preshitha Communications, 2009.
5. [2009] “Towards New Horizons of Indian Christian Living” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 49-84, Bangalore & Coimbatore: Vidyavanam Publications & Preshitha Communications, 2009.
6. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Freedom, Justice, and Development: An Appraisal of Cathedrals of Development,” in Roy Palatty, Cathedrals of Development: A Critique on the Developmental Model of Amartya Sen, Bangalore: Christ University Publications, 2009, xi-xxxiv.
7. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Trends in Philosophy in the Third Millennium (Editorial),” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 131-134.
8. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy and Ethics in Defence of a Culture of Life,” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 247-265.
9. [2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Sex and Religion: Contemporary Responses,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 3-18.
10. [2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religious Fundamentalism in India and Caste and Cultural Conflicts: An Ethical Response,” Theology for Our Times (ECC, Bangalore), 11 (July 2008), 17-39.
11. [2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “My ‘Medical’ Pilgrimage to the ‘Isai Baba’ of Chandpur” (A Mission Narrative), Third Millennium. [The same text, with minor modifications, appeared in Global C-Mission, 3, 3 (December 2008), 22-35].
12. [2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy at Dharmaram and an Integral Outlook,” Journal of Dharma 33, 1-4 (January-March 2008), 7-16.
13. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religion, Economics, and Development,” Journal of Dharma 32, 4 (October-December 2007), 319.
14. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religion and Law: Forces of Liberation?” Journal of Dharma 32, 3 (July-September 2007), 221-240.
15. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religious Literacy and Secularism,” Journal of Dharma 32, 2 (April-June 2007), 105-113.
16. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Terrorism and Global Responsibility: An Alternative Reading in the Context of Globalisation,” Journal of Dharma 32, 1 (January-March 2007), 3-22.
17. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Freedom for Human Realization” (Foreword), in Shibin Thuniampral, Through Freedom to the Real: A Study on the Basic Triadic Unity of Freedom, Action and God in Kantian Ethics, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007, ix-xx.
18. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Dialogue in Indian Tradition” (A Critical Review on Dialogue in Indian Tradition by John Britto Chethimattam 1969), in John Britto Chethimattam: A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, eds. Kuncheria Pathil and Shaji George Kochuthara, 80-109, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
19. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, "Integral Vision of Education for an Enhanced Humanity" in Christian Leadership and Integration (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI), eds. Thomas Kollamparampil, Paulachan Kochappilly, Saju Chackalackal, and Jose Thadavanal, 220-241, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
20. [2007] Chackalackal, Saju, "Engendering a Holistic Ethics in Community: Renegotiating Values, Rights, and Agency of Woman's Body" in Engendering Ethics, ed. Evangeline Anderson (Bangalore: UTC, 2008).
21. [2006] Chackalackal, Saju, “Ecological Concerns: Adverse Impact of Religion, Economy, and Politics” (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 4 (October-December 2006), 387-406.
22. [2006] Chackalackal, Saju, “An Appraisal of Physics without Metaphysics?” in Raphael Neelamkavil, Physics without Metaphysics? Categories of Second Generation Scientific Ontology, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006, pages xiv-xxi. [The same text, with minor modifications appeared in "Physics without Metaphysics? Categories of Second Generation Scientific Ontology by Raphael Neelamkavil" (Review Article), Advances in Arts and Ideas 2, 1 & 2 (2006), 149-154 and in Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 485-492.]
23. [2006] Chackalackal, Saju, "Trends in Religious Worship" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 3 (July-September 2006), 277-288.
24. [2006] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religion and Education" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 2 (April-June 2006), 145-164.
25. [2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Psychology of Religion" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 2 (April-June 2005), 147-156.
26. [2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Kant on Inclinations: 'Alien' or 'Human'?" Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 117-134.
27. [2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Is There a Reason for Admitting Mysticism" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 381-394.
28. [2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Culture of Life" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 3-12.
29. [2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Asian Hermeneutics: New Horizons" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 3 (July-September 2005), 281-292.
30. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Planning a Family in the Context of Gender Discrimination," Journal of Dharma 29, 2 (April-June 2004), 231-260.
31. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Modern Saints of Bhakti Tradition" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 3 (July-September 2004), 273-278.
32. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Kant’s Quest for Unity: An Open Project in the Human Community," Angelicum: Periodicum Trimestre Pontificiae Studiorum Universitatis a Sancto Thoma Aquinate in Urbe 81, 4 (2004), 745-779.
33. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Hindutva: Cultural and Religious Response" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 1 (January-March 2004), 3-12.
34. [2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Business Ethics" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 4 (October-December 2004), 409-420.
35. [2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Rewriting History: A Critique" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 145-149.
36. [2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religious Festivals" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 3 (July-September 2003), 301-305.
37. [2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religious Conversion" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 1 (January-March 2003), 3-6.
38. [2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Prayer in World Religions" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 4 (October-December 2003), 411-416.
39. [2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Gender Justice Today" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 121-128.
40. [1999] Chackalackal, Saju, "Entropy versus Resurrection: A Christian Reflection on the Law of Entropy in Physics," Indian Currents (February 22-28, 1999), 40-41, 60-61. This article was published again in Indian Journal of Spirituality, 12, 2 (April–June 1999), 279-288.
41. [1999] Chackalackal, Saju, "Becoming Human: A Welcome Paradigm Shift in Christian Spirituality," Carmela Sandesam (March 1999), 94-96.
42. [1997] Chackalackal, Saju, "Mother Theresa’s Passing Away: Was It Death or Suicide?" The New Leader (October 16-30, 1997), 31.
43. [1993] Chackalackal, Saju, "Dharmaram in the Vision of Blessed Chavara," Herald of the East (July 1993).
44. [1992] Chackalackal, Saju, "Guru and Abba: God Experience as the Key to Spiritual Guidance," The Living Word (September–October 1992), 395-412.
45. [1988] Chackalackal, Saju, "A Synthesis of Tradition and Modernity: A Study on the Contributions of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan," Journal of Dharma 13, 4 (October–December 1988), 396-412.

Current Research Interests:
• “Indigenous Philosophizing”
• “A Post-Modern Critique on the ‘Enlightenment’ of Kant and Ambedkar”
• “Unions to Build or to Betray: Exploring the Moral Grounds of Trade Unions and Student Unions under the Patronage of Political Parties”
• “Religion and Society: Philosophical Perspectives on Ongoing Encounter”

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
• Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, MS
• Jyothisadan Institute of Philosophy, Bangalore
• NIAS, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
• St. Antony’s Institute of Philosophy, Bangalore
• Satya Nilayam (Dept. of Philosophy, Loyola College), Chennai

FRANCIS THONIPPARA, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
PROF. DR. FRANCIS ASSISI THONIPPARA
Surname Thonippara
Name Francis Assisi
Date of birth November 7, 1953
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address fthonippara@gmail.com

Education:
L.Th. YEAR
Gregorian, Rome
Th.D. YEAR
(Church History, Gregorian, Rome)
Diploma in Archival Science YEAR
(Vatican)

Experience:
Lecturer in Theology June 1995
Assistant Professor June 1997
Professor June 2007

Subjects Taught:
Church History
Latin

Publications :
Book:
St. Thomas Christians of India: A Period of Struggle for Unity and Self Rule (1775-1787), Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.

Articles: [page numbers are to be provided for the articles]
1. “Liturgy of the Hours and Spiritual Life” (Malayalam), Samarpitha (1998 March).
2. “Spiritual Combat” (Malayalam), Samarpita (1999 March).
3. “The Last Persian Metropolitan of St. Thomas Christians,” Indian Church History Review, (1999 June).
4. “Thomas Premmakkal: His Life and Activities,” Indian Church History Review (2000 December).
5. “The Catholic Community in India,” Yesu Kristu Jayanti 2000-National Celebration Souvenir.
6. “Veneration of the Cross among the St. Thomas Christians” in The Folly of the Cross, ed. Paulachan Kochappilly, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1999.
7. “St Thomas Christians: The First Indigenous Church of India” in Christian in India, ed. Roger E. Hedlund, Delhi: Publisher, 2000.
8. “Synod of Diamper: Ecclesiastical Discipline for St Thomas Christians” in The Synod of Diamper: Its Impact on the Church in India, ed. George Thanchan, (to be published.)
9. “Christianity: A Survey of Development in the Second Millennium,” Journal of Dharma, (2001 September-December).
10. “Christian Concept of History,” Jeevadhara (2002 September).
11. “Pastoral Care of the Migrant Syro-Malabar Catholics,” Journal of St Thomas Christians, (October-2002 March 2003, Jubilee issue).
12. “Syro-Malabar Church History,” (Malayalam, series), Karmalakusumam.
13. “St. Thomas Christians and Dalit Questions,” Kerala Spectrum, ed. Charles Dias, 2006.
14. “CMI Congregation and Malabar Migration,” Kudiyettathinte Ithihasam (Malayalam), Tellicherry Archdiocese Golden Jubilee souvenir, 2005.
15. “Malayali Migration to Bangalore,” Migration in South India, ed. K. S. Mathew, Delhi: Publisher, 2005.

Current Research Interests:


Visiting Scholar at Institutes:

PAULACHAN KOCHAPPILLY, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. PAULACHAN P. KOCHAPPILLY
Personal Data:
Surname Kochappilly
Name Paulachan
Date of Birth 29 August 1960
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address pkochappilly@gmail.com

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1983
DVK, Bangalore
Bachelor of …….. 1985
Garhwal University, Srinagar
Bachelor of Theology 1989
DVK, Bangalore
Licentiate in Moral Theology 1994
Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome
Doctorate in Moral Theology 1998
(Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome under Prof. R. Tremblay and Prof. B. Petra On Celebrative Ethics: Ecological Issues in the Light of the Syro-Malabar Qurbana)

Experience:
Residential Staff at Samanvaya Theological College, Bhopal 1999 – 2002
Residential Staff at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore 2002 -
Controller of Examinations, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram 2002-2006
Associate Professor in the Faculty of Theology, DVK 2004 -
Director, MTh Programme, DVK 2005-
Dean, Faculty of Theology, DVK 2006 –
Editor-in-Chief, Asian Horizons: Dharmaram Journal of Theology 2007-2009
Parish Priest, St. Sebastian’s Church, Anepalaya, Bangalore 2002-2006
Master of Theology Students, Dharmaram College 2002-2006
Spiritual Director, Dharmaram College 2009 -

Subjects Taught:
1. Fundamental Moral Theology I
2. Theology of Justice
3. Introduction to Theological Studies
4. Formation of Conscience
5. Life in Christ as the Foundation of Christian Ethics
6. Freedom as the Context of Moral Theology
7. Ecological Issues and Ethical Challenges
8. Celebrative Ethics


Publications;
Books:
1. Celebrative Ethics: Ecological Issues in the Light of the Syro-Malabar Qurbana, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1999.
2. Edited The Folly of the Cross: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Varghese Pathikulangara CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications & Kottayam: Denha Services, 2000.
3. Evangelization as Celebration, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2002.
4. Co-Edited The Lord of Heaven and Earth: Chavara Studies in Honour of Fr Lucas Vithuvattical CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004.
5. Edited The Mystery of the Eucharist: Essays on the Occasion of the Eucharistic Year, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2005.
6. Edited Dharmikathayude Vazhiyil (Malayalam), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006.
7. Co-Edited Christian Leadership and Integration. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr Thomas Aykara, CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.

Articles:
1. “Celebrative Ethics. Ecological Problems and Syro-Malabar Qurbana,” Christian Orient 16, 3 (September 1995), 117-137.
2. “Trinitarian Foundation of Christian Ethics and Syro-Malabar Qurbana,” Christian Orient 18, 3 (September 1997), 132-155.
3. “Celebration as Evangelization,” Third Millennium 2, 2 (April 1999), 34-45.
4. “Healing through Celebration. A Short Survey of Select Christian Sacramental Celebrations,” Journal of Dharma 24, 2 (April-June 1999),47-78.
5. “Ecclesial Character of Christian Ethics in the Light of the Celebration of the Liturgy,” Christian Orient 20, 3 (September 1999),140-159.
6. “Christ-Centred Ethics and the Celebration of the Divine Liturgy,” Ephrem’s Theological Journal 3, 2 (October 1999), 99-125.
7. “Ethics and Evangelization,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 64, 7 (July 2000), 508-523.
8. “Celebration of Interfaith Experience” in Pilgrims in Dialogue. A New Configuration of Religions for Millennium Community, ed. Antony Kalliath, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000, 287-313.
9. “The Celebration as the Key to the Biblical Hermeneutics” in Indian Interpretation of the Bible, ed. Augustine Thottakara, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000, 305-328.
10. “The Cross and Christian Ethics” in The Folly of the Cross, ed. Paulachan Kochappilly, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000, 177-201.
11. “A Reflection on the Theology of Evangelization of the Apostolic Church of the St. Thomas Christians in the Context of Religious Pluralism,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians 11, 2 (October-December 2000), 23-52.
12. “Adyatmika navotthanatil sannyasatite dharmika uttaravadittam” (Malayalam), Samarpita 12, 33 (December 2000), 5-23.
13. “Celebration of Life in Christ: The Focus of Christian Ethics for the Third Millennium,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 65, 5 (May 2001), 340-350.
14. “Celebration of Old Age: Care of the Old People,” Jeevadhara 31 (November 2001), 452-464.
15. “Liturgical Seasons” in Icons of the Unseen. Asian Theology through the Eyes of Artist Joy Elamkunnapuzha cmi, ed. Johnson Vadakumchery, Trivandrum: Carmel International Publishing House, 2002, 129-133
16. “Walking the Way of Peace,” Journal of Dharma 27, 3 (July-September 2002), 391-416.
17. “Conscience: The Dialogical Character of Christian Ethics,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 66 (September 2002), 739-753
18. “Ethics of Political Communication and Indian Secularism” in Political Communication: The Indian Experience, vol. 1: The Domain, Political Process and News Presentation, ed. Kiran Prasad, Delhi: B. R. Publishing Corporation, 2003, 117-148
19. “The Covenantal Love and Life: Celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage,” Ephrem’s Theological Journal 7(October 2003), 171-193
20. “Celebration of the Feast of Epiphany Among St. Thomas Christians of India,” Journal of Dharma 28, 3 (July-Sept 2003), 323-339
21. “Dharmacharan se rajnirman” (Hindi) in Religio-cultural Plurality and Nation-state, eds. J. P. Pacharui and J. D. Chakkanatt, Srinagar: Sadharmayam Publication, 2004, 221-235
22. “Moral Challenges Today,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 68 (August 2004), 606-611
23. “The Ethical Legacy of Chavara for Our Times” in The Lord of Heaven and Earth. Chavara Studies in Honour of Fr Lucas Vithuvattical, CMI, eds. Paul Kalluveettil and Paulachan Kochappilly, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004, 231-249.
24. “Conscience in Communion,” Jeevadhara (November 2004), 493-506.
25. “parishuddha kurbanayum dharmikatayum” (Malayalam), Mathadarsanam (December 2004), 16-30.
26. “Celebration of Life: Ethos and Ethics of the Celebration of Syro-Malabar Qurbana” in Ethical Perspective of the Eastern Churches, ed. Scaria Kanniyakonil, Changanachery: HIRS Publications, 2004, 89-104.
27. “Christian Ethics as Walking the Way of the Holy Spirit” in Theological Dimensions of Christian Orient, ed. Thomas Mannooramparampil, Christian Orient (March 2005), 165-181.
28. “Business Ethics: A Theological Reflection,” Journal of Dharma 29, 4 (October-December 2004), 449-465.
29. “Redemptionis Sacramentum: Instruction for the Celebration of the Mystery of the Holy Eucharist,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (October-December 2005), 40-60.
30. “Ethos, Eucharist, Ethics: Source, Summit, Support of Christian Life” in The Mystery of the Eucharist. Essays on the Occasion of the Eucharistic Year, eds. Sebastian Athappilly and Paulachan Kochappilly, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2005, 247-266.
31. “Church as Communion: An Oriental Perspective,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (January-March 2006), 64-88.
32. “Missionary Formation,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (July-September 2006), 89-107.
33. “Pilgrimage: Phenomenon of Passage,” Journal of Dharma (July-September 2006), 319-334.
34. “The Syro-Malabar Liturgy,” The Nazrani (Easter 2007), 2-6.
35. “Relationality as the Key to Moral Integrity” in Christian Leadership and Integration: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr Thomas Aykara, CMI, eds. Thomas Kollamparampil, et al., Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007, 203-219.
36. “Chethimattam on the Theology of Religions, Dialogue and Mission,” Jeevadhara 37, 220 (July 2007), 396-416.
37. “Dharmaram College: A Dream for Dharma Preshitam – Fifty Golden Years of Formation of Ministers in the Church for the World,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians 18 (July-September 2007), 45-62.
38. “John Britto Chethimattam on the Theology of Religions, Dialogue and Mission,” in John Britto Chethimattam: A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, eds. Kuncheria Pathil and Shaji George Kochuthara, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007, 290-313.
39. “Asian Hermeneutics” Editorial, Asian Horizons, June 2007, 3-7.
40. “Asian Hermeneutics” Editorial, Asian Horizoons, December 2007, 3-5.
41. “From the Beginning…, Beyond the Beginning: Syro-Malabar Church in Bangalore” in Souvenir Silver Jubilee St Thomas Forane Church, Dharmaram, Bangalore 29 (Bangalore: St. Thomas Forane Church, 2008), 66-73.
42. “Kudasakalum Kristiya Dharmikatayum” in Dharmikadeivasastram (Malayalam), eds. Scaria kanniyakonil and Stephen Chirapanath, Kottayam: Oriental Institute of Religious Studies India, 2008, 469-497.
43. “Tribal Theology” Editorial, Asian Horizons, June 2008, 3-4.
44. “The Role of Liturgy in Christian Witnessing,” Christian Orient 29 (September 2008), 124-132.
45. “From Fundamentalism to Liberation: Ecumenical Dynamics,” Theology for Our Times 11 (July 2008), 95-101.
46. “Dalit Theology” Editorial, Asian Horizons, December 2008, 5-7.
47. “Sexuality as an Invitation to Intimacy and Integration,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 19-35.
48. “Brief Survey of the Ecclesial Mission and Pastoral Care of the Migrants of the Syro-Malabar Church in India and Abroad,” Thomas Chrisitan Heritage 1 (July 2009), 140-163; also published in The Ecclesial Mission and Pastoral Care of the Migrants of the Syro-Malabar Church, ed. Pauly Kannookadan, Kochi: LRC Publications, 2009, 140-163.
49. “’The Way of Integration through Dialogue of Faith and Culture in Asia’: The Case of the Syro-Malabar Church of the Saint Thomas Christians of India,” Ethics and Society: An International Journal Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony 1(September 2009): 98-120.
Audio Cassette / CD:
1. Hindi Lyrics for Aaradhana (1988, Jyoti Bhavan, Sagar)
2. Hindi Lyrics for Vachanamritam (2000, Sadharmyam, Srinagar)
3. Hindi Lyrics for Rtugeetam (2002, Sadharmyam, Srinagar)
4. Hindi Lyrics for Ishdham (2006, Sadharmyam, Srinagar)
5. Hindi Lyrics for Punnyatirtham (2008) Sadharmyam, Srinagar)

Current Research Interests:
Eastern Perspectives of Christian Ethics


Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
St. Joseph Major Seminary, Khammam, AP
Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kunnoth, Kerala
Samanvaya Theological College, Bhopal

JOY KAKKANATTU, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. JOY PHILIP KAKKANATTU
Personal Data:
Surname Kakkanattu
Name Joy Philip
Date of Birth 01 March 1964
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address jpkakkanattu@gmail.com

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1986
DVK, Bangalore
Bachelors degree in Chemistry 1989
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Bachelor of Theology 1993
DVK, Bangalore
Licentiate in Sacred Scripture 2001
Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
Doctorate in Theology with specialisation in Biblical Theology 2005
Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Experience:
Associate Professor of Theology at Dharmaram Kshetram, Bangalore 2005

Subjects Taught:
1. Introduction to Prophetic Literature
2. Theology of the Book of Psalms
3. Introduction to the OT Wisdom Literature
4. Exegetical Analysis of Selected Psalms
5. Transforming Experience of Prayer in the Bible
6. Biblical Hebrew

Publications:
Book:
God’s Enduring Love in the Book of Hosea, Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe 14, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006.
Articles:
1. “‘Happy (ashre) Are Those…’: A Study on Happiness in the Psalms,” Christian Orient 21, 3 (1999), 116-126.
2. “Anawim: The Prophets in Defence of the Poor in the Old Testament,” Third Millennium 9, 1 (2006), 17-28.
3. “Antisemitism and Pertsecution of the Jews,” Jeevadhara 36 (2006), 272-284.
4. “Amos Prevachakante Vilium Velluviliyum” (Malayalam), Jeevadhara (2008), 108-115.
5. “’The Lion Roars; Who Cannot but Listen’: The Dynamics of the Word of God in the Life and Ministry of Amos” in Dynamism of the Word of God and Biblical Personalities, ed. S. Mullooparambil, 93-112, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009.
6. “Littleness and Lowliness as a Channel of God’s Grace: A Biblical Perspective” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 205-216, Bangaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009.

Current Research Interests:
Biblical Studies, with Special Emphasis on Old Testament

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
Faculty of Theology, JDV, Pune

KURIAN PERUMPALLIKUNNEL, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. KURIAN PERUMPALLIKUNNEL
Personal Data:
Surname Perumpallikunnel
Names Kurian Chandy
Date of birth 27 May 1959
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore, 560029
Karnataka, India
Email address kurcmi@gmail.com

Education:
Bachelor’s in Philosophy 1979-1981
(DVK, Bangalore, India)
Bachelor’s in Science (Zoology) 1981-1984
(University of Calicut, India)
Bachelor’s in Theology 1985-1988
(DVK, Bangalore, India)
Bachelor’s in Education 1988-1989
(MG University, Kottayam, India)
Licentiate in Spirituality 1995-1997
(Teresianum, Rome)
Doctorate 1997-1999
(Teresianum, Rome: “The Mysticism of St. John of the Cross)

Experience:
Teacher (St. Thomas High School, Gujarat, India) 1989-1992
Parish Priest (Cathedral, Diocese of Vanimo, Papua N. Guinea)1992-1995
Asst. Director (Vidyavachan: Centre for Inter-Religious and
Inter-Scriptural Studies – Bangalore) 1999-2000
Director (Thapovanam - International Centre for R&D in
Mysticism - Tamil Nadu, India) 2000-2003
Professor of Spirituality and Theology (St John Vianney Seminary
Pretoria, South Africa) 2003-2005
Dean of Studies and Professor of Spirituality
(St Peters Seminary Pretoria, South Africa) 2003-2007
Program Coordinator, (Anugraha Renewal Centre,
Vazhoor, Kerala) 2007-2008
Editorial board, Vachanam Balivediyil (Anugraha Renewal Centre,
Vazhoor, Kerala) 2004-2008
Chief Editor (Asian Horizons, Dharmaram Journal of Theology,
Bangalore, India) 2009-2009
Chief Editor (Vinayasadhana, Journal of Psycho-Spiritual
Formation, Bangalore, India) 2009-
Parish Priest (St Sebastian Church, Anepalaya,
Bangalore 30, India) 2009-

Subjects Taught:
1. Theology of Spirituality
2. Theology of Eucharist
3. Eschatology
4. Spirituality of world Religions
5. African spirituality
6. Spirituality of Religious Orders
7. Carmelite Mysticism

Publications:
Books:
1. Nada: The “Kenotic Path” to God according to St. John of the Cross, Rome: Teresianum, 1999.
2. Ascent to Nothingness, London: St. Pauls, 2000.
3. Folly of the Cross, Co-author, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2001.

Articles:
1. “The Kenotic Spirituality of St. John of the Cross and the Oriental Mysticism,” Christian Orient 21, 3 (September 2000), 127-148.
2. “Cross and Crown,” in Folly of the Cross, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2001.
3. “Crossing the Threshold of Reason’,” Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 445-471.
4. “The Nada Spirituality of John of the Cross and its Efficacy in Shaping a Better World,” Third Millennium 8, 4 (2005), 79-99.
5. “Mysticism: The Matrix to Transcend ‘Brain Mind, and Soul’,” Journal of Dharma 33, 1 (January-March 2008), 57-72.
6. “Love Life of Saint Alphonsa,” Asian Horizons 2, 2 (December 2008), 49-64.
7. “Spirituality of Sex,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 37-68.
8. "Woman" (Editorial), Asian Horizons 3, 1 (June 2009), 1-2.
9. “Father Placid Podipara: Portrait of an Unsung Hero,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians 20, 2 (April-June 2009), 21-54.
10. “Mystical Experience: Fount and Raison D’être of Sannyasa,” New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 663-684, Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009.
11. “Vinayasadhana: Window to New Vistas of Formation" (Editorial), Vinayasadhana 1, 1 (January 2010), 3-8.
12. “Graduate to Spirituality from Religion and Secularism,” Journal of Dharma 35, 2 (July-September 2009), 00-00. ???

Current Research Interests:
1. Bio-chemistry of Love
2. Jesus: The Son of Man - a revised human version of his life and teachings
3. A Critique of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
4. Sex and Sanctity - Redressing the Crimes against Human Sexuality
5. The Slaves and the Masters - A blueprint towards Wholeness and Freedom
6. Proudly Female - Historical and Physiological perspectives of womanhood
7. The Legacy of Carmelite Spirituality - a manual
8. Current Trends in Mysticism

MATHEW MANIAMPRA, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. MATHEW MANIAMPRA
Personal Data:
Surname Maniampra
Name Mathew
Date of Birth 7 October 1954
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address skskdksdksdksd

Education:
Bachelor of Philosophy 1978
DVK, Bangalore
Bachelor of …. YEAR
University / Institute??
Bachelor of Theology 1985
DVK, Bangalore
M.S. 1992
Iona, New York
Ph.D. 2002
AIHT, OHIO

Experience:
Lecturer in Counselling 2009-

Subjects Taught:
Psychology and Counselling

Publications:
Books:
1. Holistic Growth: 100% Life, Dharmaram Publications : Bangalore 1995.
2. A Spiritual Vision to Wholeness, Dharmaram Publications: Bangalore, 2001
3. Optimum Health and Healing: Balancing Body, Mind and Spirit, Author House: Bloomington, Indiana, 2006.

Articles:
“Translating Beliefs into Biology and Health,” Vinayasadhana Journal of Psycho-Spiritual Formation, 1, 1 (January 2010), 86-102.

Current Research Interests:
Holistic Spirituality and Wellbeing

MATHEW ANATHARACKEL, Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
DR. MATHEW ANATHARACKEL

Personal Data:
Surname Anatharackel
Name Mathew
Date of Birth 17 September 1955
Postal Address Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, India
Email Address frmathews@hotmail.com

Academic Data:
Bachelor’s in Philosophy 1980-1982
DVK. Bangalore
Bachelor’s in Economics 1982-1985
Kerala University
Bachelor’s in Theology 1986-1989
DVK, Bangalore
Diploma in Formative Psychology 1990-1991
NVSC Pune
Licentiate in Spiritual Theology 1993-1995
(Gregorian Rome) Summa Cum Laude Grade
Doctorate in Spiritual Theology 1995-1999
(Gregorian Rome) Summa Cum Laude Grade

Experience:
Practical Training 1985-1986 (High School Teacher & Boarding Rector)
Assistant Parish Priest 1989-1990 (Forane Church Erumely, Kerala)
Seminary Rector 1990-1991
Seminary Rector 1991-1993
Seminary Rector 2000-2004 (Mutholy, Kerala)
Novice Master 2004-2008 (Kappadu, Kerala)
Dharmaram Resident Staff 2008-
Spiritual Coordinator 2008-
Priest-in-charge, St. Alphonsa Centre 2008-
Director, Vinayasadhana 2009-

Publications:
Book:
Psycho-Spiritual Dimensions of Formation, For Priests and Religious, Dharmaram Publications, Bangalore, 2001.

Articles:
1. “Personal Growth in Spiritual Direction,” Christian Orient, 22, 3, (September 2003), 99-110.
2. “Asceticism: An Inner Conversion,” Christian Orient, 31, 7 (February 2005), 112-126.
3. “Person-Centred Approach in Religious and Priestly Formation,” Vinayasadhana Journal of Psycho-Spiritual Formation 1, 1 (January 2010), 23-38.

Subjects Taught:
1. Spiritual Theology
2. Pastoral Theology
3. Theology of the Discernment of the Spirits
4. Spiritual Direction
5. Client-Centred Therapy
6. Affectivity and Human Growth
7. Theology of Priestly and Religious Life

Current Research Interests:
Psycho-Spiritual Development of the Person

Visiting Scholar at Institutes:
1. Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore
2. St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary Vadavathoor, Kerala
3. Missionary Orientation Centere, Kottayam, Kerala
4. Sapienza, Muthalakodam, Thodupuzha, Kerala
5. Dhanahalaya, Punnapra, Alapuzha, Kerala