Department of Faculty of Theology

Faculty Details

Dr. Kakkanattu Joy Philip, CMI

080 4111 6286, 9448955462

jpkakkanattu@gmail.com

Controller of Examination

Surname and Name

Kakkanattu

Joy Philip

Date and Place of Birth

May 31, 1964

Manalumkal, Kerala

Permanent Address

CMI Provincial House, PB No. 648, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India

Present Address

Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560 029, India

E-mail

jpkakkanattu@gmail.com

First Appointment

June 2005

Present Status

Professor

Controller of Examinations

Degree

Specialization

University/Institute

Year

STD

Biblical Theology

Gregorian University, Rome

2005

LSS

Sacred Scripture

Biblical Institute, Rome

1999

B.Th

Theology

DVK, Bangalore, India

1994

B.Sc.

Chemistry

MG University, Kerala, India

1989

B.Ph

Philosophy

DVK, Bangalore, India

1986

Office/Job

University/Institute

Year

Director

Kuriakose Elias Chavara Study House, DVK

2018-

Controller, Exams

DVK, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

2018-

Director

Institute of Pastoral Management, DVK

2017-

Dean

Faculty of Theology, DVK, Bangalore, India

2015-18

Director

Vinayasadhana Institute, DVK, Bangalore

2012-15

Director

Licentiate in Theology, DVK< Bangalore, India

2007-11

Associate Director

CBTS, DVK, Bangalore, India

2006-09

Asso. Librarian

DVK Central Library, Bangalore, India

2006-10

Teaching

Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, India

2005-

01. God’s Enduring Love in the Book of Hosea. A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis of Hosea 11, 1-11, Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2.Reihe 14, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck,2006.
02. Thiruvachanavediyil (Malayalam). Delhi: Media House, 2011.
03. Ascend to Holiness, Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Thomas Kalayil, CMI. Edited with Francis Thonippara, CMI and Geo Pallikunnel, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2018.
04. Message of for a World in Crisis: Biblical Perspectives. Edited with Laurence Culas Bengaluru: Theological Publications of India, 2018.
 

English
  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. “Anti-Semitism and Persecution of the Jews,” Jeevadhara 36 (2006), 272-284.
  4. “Amos PrevachakanteVilium Velluviliyum” (Malayalam) (The Call and Challenge of Prophet Amos), Jeevadhara 38 (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, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009, 93-112.
  6. “Littleness and Lowliness as a Channel of God’s Grace: A Biblical Perspective,” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009, 205-216.
  7. “Yahweh’s Speaking to the Heart of Israel: A Study of Hos 2:14[16],” Bible Bhashyayam 37, 1 (2011), 3-19.
  8. “Reflections on the Bible,” Santhome Messenger 29, 1 (2011), 28-29.
  9. “The Word in the Life of the Church,” Word and Worship1, 2 (2011), 84-92.
  10. “Jesus of Nazareth: Methodological Presuppositions and Major Themes,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians 22 (2011), 7-29.
  11. “The Lion Roars; Who Cannot but Listen: The Power of the Word of God in the Life and Ministry of Amos,” Bible Bhasyam38, 1 (2012), 5-64.
  12. “Biblical Prophets as Transformative Leaders,” Jeevadhara 42 (2012), 120-132.
  13. “Old Testament Prophets and the Call for a Corruption Free Society,” Asian Horizons 6,1 (2012), 109-122.
  14. “Reflections on the Interpretation of the Bible in the Church (1993),”Asian Horizons 6, 1 (2013), 94-110.
  15. “Role of the Bible in Priestly Formation,” Word and Worship 46, 3 (July-September & October-December 2013), 209-225.
  16. “Commentary on Luke 18:35-43,” Karunikan Vachanabodhi, Vol. 11 (August 2014), 102-104.
  17. "Steadfast Love (hesed) and Mercy (rahamim): Ways of God's Enduring and Positive Presence,"  in Power of Positive Presence, Festschrift in Honor of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI, edited by Thomas Kollamparampil, et al, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2014, 435-446.
  18. “‘Go to Nineveh and Cry against It’ (Jonah 1:2): Mission as Reconciliation and Openness to God and Peoples in Jonah” in Bible and Mission: Biblical Perspectives for Doing Mission in Contemporary India, eds. P. Joseph Titus and Dexter S. Maben, Bangalore: SBSI, 2015, 78-88.
  19. “Revelation as a Cultural Discourse: Biblical Perspective” in Call for a New Theology of Culture: Revisiting the Mission Praxes and Paradigms, eds. Antony Kalliath and Roy Lazar, Bangalore: ITA& ATC, 2015, 47-62.
  20. "God of Mercy Preached by the Old Testament Prophets", Word & Worship 49, 2 (2016), 120-134.
  21. "Musings on Gender Justice in the Bible", in Gender Justice in the Church and Society, (Ed.) Shaji George Kochuthara, CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016, 52-61.
  22. "Recovering the Biblical Vision of a Harmonious Creation", Sanyasa6.2 (July-December 2016), 17-28.
  23. "Consecrated Life, a Call to be 'Lady Wisdom' vis-a-vis 'Lady Folly': Reflection based on Proverbs," in Consecrated Life for a Transformed World, (Ed.) Saju Chackalackal, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016, 55-60.
  24. "Solidarity To be Teachers of Knowledge of God: A Priestly Mission Beyond Cult," in Like a Watered Garden Vol. 1, A Festschrift for Prof. Rev. Dr. Lucien Legrand MEP on his 90th Birthday, (Eds.) Stanislaus Savarimuthu et al., Bengaluru: TPI, 2017, 180-193.
  25. "Faith Formation in Family," in Challenges to the Family and to the Consecrated Life, (Ed.) Shaji Kochuthara, CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2017, 71-82.
  26. “Jesus Model of Human Formation.” in Human Formation in Major Seminaries, (Eds.) Shaji George Kochuthara, Viju P. Devassy, Tomy Kattampally, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2017, 99-114.
  27. “The Blessing of Retreat into the Desert,” in Ascend to Holiness, Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Thomas Kalayil, CMI, (Eds.) Francis Thonippara, CMI, Joy Philip Kakkanattu, CMI, Geo Pallikunnel, CMI, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2018, 51-66.
  28. “Invitation to Work for Creating Credible Alternatives,” in Contextual Ecclesial Education and the Evangelizing Mission of the Church, (Ed.) Paulachan Kochappilly, CMI, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2018, 64-66.
  29. “Secularism and Christians,” The Living Word 124.4 (2018), 160-176.
  30. “Identity and Alterity in the Book of Jonah,Journal of Dharma 43.4 (Oct-Dec 2018), 413-430.
  31. “God-Human Relationship in the Psalms: Praying the Psalms in a Meaningful Way,” Malabar Theological Review 14.1&2 (2019), 162-172.
  32. “Part I: A Biblical-Historical Perspective of Healing Ministry of the Church,” Indian Catholic Matters (February 27, 2019), Indiancatholicmatters.org
  33. “Pedagogy of pastoral Care of the Youth: Biblical perspective,” in O Youth You are Precious. Edited by A. John Baptist and M. David Stanley Kumar.  Bengaluru: ATC Publishers, 2019, 27-42.
  34. Biblia Sacra Polyglotta Complectentia: A Treasure of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara Archives and Research Centre,” in Revisiting a Treasure Trove, (Ed.) Joseph Chacko Chennattuserry, CMI and Ignatius Payyappilly, Bengaluru: Centre for Publications Christ, 2018, 155-159.

Malayalam

  1. “Kristhiya Paurohityathinte Pravachakamanangal,” (Prophetic Dimensions of Christian Priesthood), Jeevadhara 40 (2010), 91-99.
  2. “Eshayya Pusthakathinte Charitravumathinte Svabhavavum,” (The Redaction History and Character of the Book of Isaiah), Jeevadhara 41 (2011), 106-119.
  3. “Sahanathilkshayikatha visvasam: Jobinte visvasathirthadam,”(Job’s Faith: Faith That Does Not Languish in Suffering), Jeevadhara 43 (2013), 131-142.
  4. “Pazhayaniyamathile deivamkrurano?,”(Is the God of the OT Brutal?), Satyadeepam87, 2 (21 August 2013), 5, 18.
  5. “Nompinteāthmiyatha,” (The Spirituality of Fasting), Gothampumani5, 2 (January-March 2014), 28-30.
  6. “Pranasakyatha drudamaithri vishuddhagrandhathil: phaladayakamaya samarpithajeevithathinu vazhikatti,” (Intimacy in the Bible), Denahalaya Roopikaranabhasyam 9, 1 (January-June 2014), 22-35.
  7. “Vachanaprakoshanathinte sarvatrikatha: Micah, Jonah pravachakagranthangalil,” (The Universality of Proclamation in the Books of Micah and Jonah), Jeevadhara 44 (2014), 38-48.
  8. “Samarpithajeevithathintepravachakamanangal,” (Prophetic Dimension of Consecrated Life), Jeevadhara 45 (April 2015), 29-41.
  9. “Karuna Hosea pravachakanil," (Mercy in Prophet Hosea), Jeevadhara 45 (April 2016), 34-45.
  10. Editorial, “Vishuthagrandhthile asayavinimaya rithikalum innatheprasakthiyum," Jeevadhara 47 (April 2017), 60-71.
  11. "Editorial, Vishuthagrandhthile darsanam," Jeevadhara 48 (April 2018).
  12. “NeethimanteSahanam,” Jeevadhara 48 (April 2018), 34-43.

Reviews

  1. “Book Review, Paul Kalluveettil, The World Becomes the ‘Word’, Thrissur: Marymatha Publications, Encounter 2, 2 (2010), 86-93.
  2. “Book Review, Paul Kalluveettil, Word as Metaphor: Towards a Poetic Hermeneutics, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009,”Asian Horizon 4, 1 (2010), 223-225.
  3. “Book Review, Mathew Vellanickal, Eucharist: Bread of Life for the World - An Exegetico-Hermeneutical Analysis of John Ch. 6, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010, Asian Horizon 4, 2 (2010), 487-489.
  4. “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.
  5. “Book Review: Sebastian Mullooparambil, Macrostructure of Matthew’s Gospel. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2011,”Asian Horizons 5, 2 (2011), 402-403.

  1. “Jesus of Nazareth: Methodological Presuppositions and Major Themes,” at DVK-St. Peter’s Seminary Interfaculty Seminar, November 24, 2007.
  2. “The Contribution of Pope Ratzinger’s Jesus of Nazareth to Biblical Interpretation according to Dei Verbum,” International Conference on “Vatican II Revisited: 50 Years of Renewal,” DVK, Bangalore, Jan 31 – Feb 03, 2013.
  3. Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Will Receive Mercy,National Seminar on “The Gift of Blessedness: A Study on the Beatitudes: Scientific and Religious Perspectives,” Ryshivana Institute of Indian Christian Spirituality, Mangalore, August 17-19, 2013.
  4. “Reflections on Dei Verbum”, DVK Theology Faculty Extension Lectures, August 19, 2013.
  5. “The Role of Bible in Seminary Formation,” at the Annual Conference of the Catholic Biblical Association of India, at St. Pius X Seminary, Mumbai, India, October 25-27, 2013.
  6. “Biblical Prophets: A Model for Transformative Leadership,” at the International Conference, at the United Theological College, Bangalore, January 30- February 01, 2014.
  7. “Biblical Perspectives on Gender Justice,” Second National Seminar on Moral Theology in India Today:Gender Justice in the Church and Society”, DVK, Bangalore, July 17-20, 2014.
  8. “The Biblical Revelation: A Cultural Discourse,” Indian Theological Association (ITA) 2014 Chennai Annual Meeting and Seminar, Dhyana Ashram, Chennai, “Call for a New Theology of Culture Revisiting the Mission Praxes and Paradigms,” October 23-27, 2014.
  9. “‘Go to Nineveh and Cry against It’ (Jonah 1:2): Mission as Reconciliation and Openness to God and Peoples in Jonah,” "Biblical Perspectives for Doing Mission in Contemporary India," Paalanaa Bhavan, Bangalore, Nov 13-15, 2014.
  10. “To Be a Secular Christian: Biblical Perspectives,” National Consultation on “Understanding Secularism from an Ecumenical Perspective: Bible Studies on Secular Ideals and Ecumenism” Organized by Indian School of Ecumenical Theology, Ecumenical Christian Centre, Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, March 17-19, 2015.
  11. "Indian Family Today: Faith Formation in the Family", Plenary Paper at the Conference on "Living the Joy of Gospel: Challenges to Family and Consecrated Life", Dharmaram College, Bangalore, August 12-14, 2015.
  12. "Consecrated Life, a Call to be 'Lady Wisdom' vis-a-vis 'Lady Folly': Reflection based on Proverbs," at the Vinayasadhana International Conference, "Consecrated Life for a Transformed World", Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bengaluru, January07-09, 2016.
  13. "Recovering the Biblical Vision of the Harmony of Creation,” Three Day Seminar on "Being Consecrated: Called to Care for Our Common Home," organized by Sanyasa Institute of Consecrated Life, Carmelaram, Bengaluru, February 04-06, 2016.
  14. "Cultural Integration through Dialogue", Dialogue des rationalitesculturelles&religiuesesCongres international &interdisciplinaire, at Institut Catholique de Paris, June 27-30, 2016.
  15. "If it seems delayed, wait for it patiently (Hab 2:4): Prophetic Understanding Faith as Trust in the Lord", the SBSI Biennial Conference, on "Challenges and Possibilities of Interpreting the Bible in India Today", at Laity Institute for Transformation Education (LITE), Chennai, November 21-23, 2016.
  16. "To be Teachers of Knowledge of God: A Priestly Mission Beyond Cult", National Bible Symposium on the Occasion of the 90 the Birthday of Prof. Dr Lucien Legrand MEP on "New Paradigms of Mission in the Bible: Exegesis at the Service of Mission,” at St. Peter's Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, January 23-24, 2017.
  17. "Jesus: the Model of Human Formation", paper presented at the Seminar cum Workshop on Human Formation in Major Seminaries,” at Dharmaram College, Bangalore, February 10-13, 2017.
  18. "God's Steadfast Love and Mercy Reasons for People of Israel's Survival," Paper presented at the Interreligious International Seminar "Mercy and Compassion in World Religions" on the Ruby Jubilee Celebration of Chavara Institute of Indian and Interreligious Studies, Rome, March 25-26, 2017.
  19. “Message of Hope to a World in Crisis. Reflections Based on Pentateuch” at the CBAI Annual Meeting and Seminar, Chennai, November 09-12, 2017.
  20. “Biblical Response to Faith Crisis of Today’s Youth,” at Training of Animators of Youth Biblical Pastoral Ministry, NBCLC Bengaluru, March 06-08, 2018.
  21. “To be Holy with Sandals on “Extension Lecture on Gaudete et Exultate, DVK, Bangalore, India, July 09, 2018.
  22. “God-Human Relation in the Psalms: Praying Psalms in a Meaningful Way,” Paper presented at the National Theological Seminar on “Biblical Interpretation: Challenges and Perspectives,” at Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kunnoth, November 21-22, 2018.
  23. “Life Oriented Values in the OT: Covenantal Fidelity,” Talk given at Catholic-Bible Society Affinity Ecumenical Seminar on “Life Transformation through Biblical Values,” at NBCLC, Bangalore, January 25-27, 2019.
  24. “Biblical Roadmap for Graceful Preaching: Challenges to and Prospects in the Preaching Ministry,” at Chavara Hills, Kakkanad, January 21-24, 2019.
  25. “Theological Foundations of Healing Ministry: Biblical-Historical Perspective,” at 28th World Day of the Sick, Kolkata, India, February 08-12, 2019.
  26. “Apostasy or Denunciation? The Prophetic Censures in the OT,” at the National Conference on Theological Trends: Expanding Theological Horizons and Expendable Conventional Visions, Samanvaya, Bhopal, April 01-02, 2019.

  1. Settimana Conclusiva dell’”Anno Centenario”of Pontifical Biblical Institute, May  03-08, 2010.
  2. International Colloquium on “Towards a Strong Global Economic System,” Dharmaram, Bangalore, October 25-29, 2011.
  3. Seminario di Aggiornamento per studiosi e docent di S. Scrittura, “Il profetismo (con un’attentzione specifica a Isaia e Geremia,” Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, January 23-27, 2012.
  4. Indian Theological Association 2012, 35th Annual Meeting cum Seminar on “Corruption in Public Life: A Theological Response,” Pastoral Centre, Bishop's House, Jalandhar, October 19-23, 2012.
  5. CBAI (Catholic Biblical Association of India) Annual Conference, at NBCLC Bangalore, October 19-21, 2012.
  6. International Conference on “Vatican II Revisited: 50 Years of Renewal,” DVK, Bangalore, January 31 – February 03, 2013.
  7. National Seminar on “The Gift of Blessedness: A Study on the Beatitudes: Scientific and Religious Perspectives,” Ryshivana Institute of Indian Christian Spirituality, Mangalore, August 17-19, 2013.
  8. Indian Theological Association (ITA) 2014 CHENNAI Annual Meeting and Seminar, Dhyana Ashram, Chennai, “Call for a New Theology of Culture Revisiting the Mission Praxes and Paradigms,” October 23-27, 2014.
  9. "Living the Joy of Gospel: Challenges to Family and Consecrated Life", Dharmaram College, Bangalore, August 12-14, 2015.
  10. Vinayasadhana International Conference, "Consecrated Life for a Transformed World", Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bengaluru, January 7-9, 2016.
  11. Dialogue des rationalitesculturelles&religiuesesCongres international &interdisciplinaire, at Institut Catholique de Paris, June 27-30, 2016.
  12. Catholic Biblical Association of India Annual Conference on "From Theistic Fundamentalism to Theistic Kenosis: A Biblical Perspective," at NBCLC, Bangalore, November 4-6, 2016.
  13. The SBSI biennial Conference on "Challenges and Possibilities of Interpreting the Bible in India Today", at Laity Institute for Transformation Education (LITE), Chennai, November 21-23, 2016.
  14. National Bible Symposium on the Occasion of the 90th Birthday of Prof. Dr Lucien Legrand MEP on "New Paradigms of Mission in the Bible: Exegesis at the Service of Mission,” at St. Peter's Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, India, January 23-24, 2017.
  15. Seminar cum Workshop on Human Formation in Major Seminaries", at Dharmaram College, Bangalore, February 10-13, 2017.
  16. Interreligious International Seminar "Mercy and Compassion in World Religions" on the occasion of the Ruby Jubilee Celebration of Chavara Institute of Indian and Interreligious Studies, Rome, March 25-26, 2017.
  17. “Message of Hope to a World in Crisis,” CBAI Annual Meeting and Seminar, Chennai, November 9-12, 2017.
  18. The CMI Philosophers’ and Theologians’ Forum on “CMI Legacy of Contextual Ecclesial Education and Evangelizing Mission of the Church, Oct 12-13, 2017.
  19. The SBSI biennial Conference, at Aizawl Theological College, Aizawl, Mizoram, October 23-25, 2018.
  20. Catholic Biblical Association of India Annual Conference (CBAI) on “Biblical Perspectives in the Preamble of Indian Constitution,” at NBCLC, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, November  08-11, 2018,

Undergraduate

Introduction to the Prophetic Literature (3 credits); Theology of the Psalms (2 credits); Introduction Wisdom Literature (2 credits); Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (2 credits); Theology of Revelation and Faith (3 credits); Introduction to Historical Books (2 credits); Introduction to the Bible (2 credits)

Postgraduate

Biblical Hebrew I, II, III (6 credits); Exegesis of Selected Psalms (2 credits); Transforming Power of Prayer in the Bible (2 credits); Exegetical Study of Prophet Hos 11:1-11 (2 credits); Textual Criticism of the Old Testament (2 credits); Biblical Theology (OT); Exegetical Analysis of the Prologue of Book of Job (2 credits)

  1. Nadupadavil Theresa. “On Earth as in Heaven - An Exegetical and Theological Study of Psalm 73,” defended on November 16, 2010.
  2. Sahayanathan, Paul. “Comfort My People: A Thematic Study of Comfort In the Book of Isaiah.” Defended on January 19, 2015.
  3. Valliyanippuram, Thomas. “Jeremiah as a Prophet of Hope in Terror An Exegetico-theological Study of Jeremiah 30-31.” Defended on June 23, 2016.
  4. Thenamkuzhiyil, Joseph M. “The Identity of Jesus Christ – A Paradigmatic Study on the Christological Hymn in Philippians 2:6-11 with its Pastoral Implications for Today.” Defended on March 12, 2018.

  1. Biblical Theology
  2. Biblical Exegesis
  3. Music Composition

President

Catholic Biblical Association  of India

2017-

Visiting Faculty

Prerana Institute of Spirituality, Bangalore

2011-13

Parish Priest

St. Alphonsa Parish, Double Road, Bangalore

2012-19

Visiting Faculty

JDV, Pune, MS, India

2008-12

Visiting Faculty

St. Joseph’s Seminary, Khammam, India

2007-08

Music Director

Dharmaram College, Bangalore, India

2006-15

Chaplain

Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Roma

2000-04

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