Joseph Pathrapankal

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Joseph Pathrapankal
Born 1930[1]
Kerala[1]
Education


[1]

Church Carmelites of Mary Immaculate[1]
Ordained 24 March 1958[1]
Writings See Section
Title Reverend Father Doctor

Joseph Pathrapankal (born 1930) is an Indian New Testament Scholar and Syro-Malabar priest belonging to the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate.

He first studied at the Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth in Pune and then went to the Pontifical Biblical Institute where he obtained a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture in 1960.[2] He then became a Lecturer then Professor of New Testament, and from 1976 to 1979 and 1979 to 1985 the Vice-President and President at Dharmārām Vidya Kshetram (DVK), Bengaluru.[3] On May 30, 1997 Pathrapankal received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Theology at Uppsala University, Sweden [4]


Pathrapankal was also a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission.[5][6]

He was a former past President of the Society for Biblical Studies in India,[7] and a member of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.[8]

Writings[edit]

  • Time and History: Biblical and Theological Studies[9]

Pathrapankal again left for Rome on study leave and registered as a doctoral candidate with the Gregorian University and pursued research in New Testament studies and submitted a thesis titled Metanoia, Faith, Covenant: A Study of Pauline Theology[10] which was later published by Dharmārām Vidya Kshetram in 1971.[11] Pathrapankal returned to India and continued teaching at Dharmārām Vidya Kshetram.

Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
E. C. John, CSI[12]
1970-1972
President,[12]
Society for Biblical Studies in India

1972-1974
Succeeded by
Victor Premasagar, CSI[12]
1974-1975
Educational offices
Preceded by
-
President,
Dharmārām Vidya Kshetram, Bengaluru

1979 - 1985
Succeeded by
-

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e Joseph Pathrapankal, Augustine Thottakara, Indian Interpretation of the Bible: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Joseph Pathrapankal, Dharmaram Publications, Bengaluru, 2000. [1]
  2. ^ VINEA ELECTA Bollettino informativo dell’Associazione ex-alunni/e del Pontificio Istituto Biblico, Num. 5 – ANNO 2005, p. 12. [2]
  3. ^ John C. England, Asian Christian Theologies: Asia region, 7th-20th centuries ; South Asia ; Austral Asia Volume 1 of Asian Christian Theologies: A Research Guide to Authors, Movements, Sources, ISPCK, New Delhi, 2004. p. 285. [3]
  4. ^ http://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/traditions/prizes/honorary-doctorates/
  5. ^ Journal of Dharma, Volume 17, Centre for the Study of World Religions, Dharmaram College, Bengaluru, 1992. p.79. [4]
  6. ^ Booktopia
  7. ^ Fr. Max Gonsalves (Ed.), Society for Biblical Studies in India Directory 1998.
  8. ^ New Testament Studies, Volume 22, Society for New Testament Studies, Cambridge University Press, 1975. p.367. [5]
  9. ^ Joseph Pathrapankal, Time and History: Biblical and Theological Studies, Asian Trading Corporation, Bengaluru, 2002. [6]
  10. ^ Journal of Dharma, Volume 5, Centre for the Study of World Religions, Dharmaram College, Bengaluru, 1980. [7]
  11. ^ Joseph Pathrapankal, Metanoia, Faith, Covenant: A Study of Pauline Theology, Issue 8 of Dharmārām College studies Issue 8 of studies, Dharmārām College, Bengaluru, 1971. [8]
  12. ^ a b c Fr. Max Gonsalves (Edited), Society for Biblical Studies in India Directory 1998.