Name  : Kakkanattu Joy Philip CMI

Email   : jpkakkanattu at gmail dot com

Phone  : 08041116286

About Me

Institute/Faculty Others
SpecializationSacred Scripture & Biblical Theology
AddressDharmaram College,
Bangalore, 560029

Academic Qualification

Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies

D.Th. (Biblical Theology) (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome)

L.S.S. (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome)

Undergraduate Studies

BSc (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala)

Courses Taught

1.Undergraduate Level

Introduction to the OT Prophetic Literature

Theology of the Book of Psalms

Introduction to the OT Wisdom Literature

Exegetical Analysis of Selected Psalms

Transforming Experience of Prayer in the Bible

Biblical Hebrew.

Exegesis of Hosea 11:1-11

Contours of Biblical Spirituality


Academic Responsibilities

2012-Parish Priest, St. Alphonsa Parish Church, Shantinagar, Bangalore

2011-Director Vinayasadhana Institute of Formative Spirituality and Counselling,

2009-2011:Master of Theology Students, Dharmaram College

2007-2011:LTh Director, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

2006-2011:LTh (Biblical Theology, Co-ordinator), Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

2006-2011:Parish Priest, St. Mary’s Church Bommanahalli, Bangalore DVK

2005-Head of the Department of Biblical Studies

2005- Director,Adhyayana Hostel, DVK
2005- Music Director Dharmaram College


1. Books

[2011] Thiruvachanavediyil,Delhi: Media House, 2011.

[2006] God’s Enduring Love in the Book of Hosea. ASynchronic and Dachronic Analysis of Hosea 11,1-11 (Forschungen zum AltenTestament 2.Reihe 14; Mohr Siebeck, T?bingen 2006)

2. Research Articles

[2012] “Old Testament Prophets and the Call for a Corruption Free Society”, Asian Horizons 6 (2012) 109-122.
“Biblical Prophets as Transformative Leaders”, Jeevadhara 42 (2012) 120-132.
“The Lion Roars; Who Cannot but Listen: The Power of the Word of God in the Life and Ministry of Amos”, Bible Bhashyam  38/1(2012) 45-64.
[2011] “Book Review: Sebastian Mullooparambil, Macrostructure of Matthew’s Gospel, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2011”, Asian Horizons 5/2 (2011) 402-403.
“Jesus of Nazareth: Methodological Presupoositions and Major Themes”, Journal of St. Thomas Christians 22 (2011) 7-29.
“Eshayya Pusthakathile Charitravum athinte Svabhavavum (Malayalam)”, Jeevadhara 41 (2011)106-119.
“Book Review: Antony Edanad, God-World-Man. Towards an Integral View of Divine Revelation, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010”, Asian Horizons 5/1 (2011) 192-193.
“The Word in the Life of the Church”, Word & Worship, 1/2 (2011) 84-92.
“Reflections on the Bible”, Santhome Messenger 29/1 (2011) 28-29.
“Yahweh’s Speaking to the Heart of Israel: A Study of bl-l[ rbd in Hos 2:14[16], Bible Bhashyayam 37/1 (2011), 3-19.
“Book Review, Mathew Vellanickal”, Asian Horizon (2011)
[2010] “Book Review: Paul Kalluveettil, The World Becomes the ‘Word’, Marymatha Publications, Thrissur,”, Encounter. A Journal of Interdisciplinary Reflections of Faith and Life, Vol 2/2 (2010) 86-93.
“Kristhiya Paurohityathinte Pravachakamanangal (Malayalam)(Prophetic Dimensions of Christian Priesthood)”, Jeevadhara 40 (2010) 91-99.
[2009] “Book Review: Paul Kalluveettil, Word as Metaphor: Towards a Poetic Hermeneutics, Dharmaram Publications, Bangalore, 2009”, Asian Horizon 4/1 (2010) 223-225.
“Littleness and Lowliness as a Channel of God’s Grace: A Biblical Perspective”, in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Bangaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009, 205-216.
“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, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009, 93-112.
[2008] “Amos Prevachakante Vilium Velluviliyum (Malayalam)(The Call and Challenge of Prophet Amos) ”, Jeevadhara 38 (2008) 108-115.
[2006] “Anti-Semitism and Persecution of the Jews”, Jeevadhara 36 (2006) 272-284.
“Anawim: The Prophets in Defence of the Poor in the Old Testament”, Third Millennium 9/1 (2006) 17-28.
 [1999] “‘Happy (ashre) are Those…’: A Study on Happiness in the Psalms”, Christian Orient 21/3 (1999) 116-126.