The Academic Activities and Publications Dr. Jose Varickasseril (S.T.D. in Biblical Theology and Spirituality) 1.1.2016

I.Books published / Co-editing of  books

1)    Eat this Scroll: An Introduction to the 73 Books of the Bible (this book is in the Khasi language of Meghalaya), (Shillong: Vendrame Institute, 2015), xviii+ 590.

2)    Excelling in Mission: A Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Joseph Puthenpurakal, eds. Paul Vadakumpadan and Jose Varickasseril (Vendrame Institute & Sacred Hear Theological College, Shillong, 2014), x + 368.

3)    Consecrated Life Today,  eds. Paul Vadakumpadan and Jose Varickasseril (Vendrame Institute & Sacred Hear Theological College, Shillong, 2015), vi + 169.

4)    Don Bosco: A Tribute on the occasion of the bicentenary (1815-2015), (Shillong: Vendrame Institute Publications, 2015), pp 46.

 

II. Articles that have been published

1)    Joshua’s Leadership Strategy”, in  Excelling in Mission: A Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Joseph Puthenpurakal, Eds. Paul Vadakumpadan and Jose Varickasseril (Shillong: Vendrame Institute , Sacred Hear Theological College, 2014), pp 297-314.

2)    Community in the Acts of the Apostles: The Prototype of Religious Communities”, in Consecrated Life Today,  Eds. Paul Vadakumpadan and Jose Varickasseril (Shillong: Vendrame Institute & Sacred Hear Theological College, 2015), pp 22-47.

3)    The Catechetical Orientation of Jesus’ Ministry in the Gospel of St. Matthew”, in Kristu Jyoti, Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2, March & June (2015), pp 144-167.

4)    “Paul’s defense speeches as fulfilment of Acts 9:15-16: An Analysis of Acts 21:27-26:32” , in Mission Today,  XVII, No. 2, April-June (2015), pp 150-166.

5)    The Consequences of David’s sins: Pastoral Reflections on 2 Samuel 11-24” in Mission Today, Vol. XVII, No. 3, July-September (2015), pp 243-260.

6)    “A Biblical Understanding of the Conditions for Faith” in  Mission Today, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, January-March (2016), pp 20-36.

 

III. Classes and seminar (in 3 Theological Study Centres)

1)    Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles

2)    Letter to the Hebrews and the Catholic Letters

3)    The Book of Daniel and the Book of Apocalypse

4)    The Historical Books

5)    Discovering the Spiritual Vision of Israel: A Study of the First Book of Chronicles (seminar)

6)    The Psalms

7)    New Testament Greek

 

IV. Other activities

1)    Several discourses to various members of the Salesian Family on Don Bosco   on the occasion of the Bicentenary of Don Bosco

2)    Scripture-based animation for the diocesan clergy and the religious sisters in various dioceses in Northeast India on the occasion of the “year of the consecrated”

3)    Evaluation of  M.Th Theses (in the faculty of Missiology)

4)    Several biblical retreat in India and abroad (Bahrain, Myanmar, Cambodia) for various religious congregations  and youth

 

Dr. Jose Varickasseril, SDB

Sacred Heart Theological College, Shillong (India)Varickasseril2

varicka@yahoo.co.uk

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