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Gandhi and Griffiths

  • “Advaitic Model of Pluralism in India: An Indian Christian Contribution” Jnanadeepa 1/1 1998 127-149. 
  • “Human Life as Dialogical: Bede Griffiths’ Theory of Religions,” Third Millennium III/4 2000 84-101.
  • “Gandhi as a Millennium Myth” Gandhi Marg, April-June 2000.
  • Book Review on Ravindra Varma The Spiritual Perception of Mahatma Gandhi and Ignatius Hirudayam, Roots of Religious Violence, Gandhi Marg, Vol 29/3 October-December 2007, 393-396.
  • “Gandhi’s Viable Vision of Relating Technology and Religion,” Technology and Cultural Values: On the Edge of the Third Millennium, Peter D Herschock, Marietta Stephaniants and Roget The Ames (eds), University of Hawaii Press, 2001, pp. 279-301.
  • “Unconditional Love Crossing Borders,” in Lachman M. Khubchandani (ed) Gandhi, Ganga, Giriraj, Navajivan Pub, Ahmedabad, 2004.

Theology and Life

  •  “Concerns of Ecosophy: Cosmic Vision, Crucial Challenge, Creative Response,” Divyadaan: Journal of Philosophy and Education 12/2 2001 265-275.
  • “A Creative, Committed, Compassionate Community: A Modest Vision for an Indian Church” in Kuruvilla Pandikattu and Rosario Rocha  Bend Without Fear: Hopes and Possibilities for an Indian Church: Essays in Honour of Professor Kurien Kunnumpuram SJ, ISPCK, 2003, p. 292-303.
  •  “The Indian Paradox: Scientifically Foreward, Religiously Inward and Economically Backward.” In A. Vonach Religion, Society and Economy. Hg. von K. Pandikattu. Frankfurt u.a.: P. Lang, 2003.
  •  “Towards a Spirituality for Life,” Jnanadeepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies, 7/2 July 2004, 56-72.
  •  “Liturgy as the Symbolic Reenactment of the Fullness of Life” 50 Glorious Years: OIC Festschrift, Pune 2005.
  •  “The Creative Role of Religion in the Emergence of a Sustainable World-Order,”  Jnanadeepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies, 8/1 January 2005, 88-107.
  •  “Useless, but Not Meaningless,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests, Sept 2005, 50/5, 26-27.
  •   "Science and the Sacred, Silence and Service " Full Article
  •  “The Passionate Pastoral Zeal of Francis Xavier,” in The Footsteps of the Founding Fathers, Raigang: Jeevadhara, 2006, pp. 12-18.
  •  “Towards a Spirituality of Life,” in Kurien Kunnumpuram, Life in Abundance: Indian Christian Reflections on Spirituality, Mumbai: St Pauls,  2006, 180-193.
  • "Discerning and Doing God's Will," Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 52/5 September 2007, 19-24
  • “Postmodernity: Scientific Bases and Religious Responses” in  Pandikattu, Kuruvilla (ed) Postmodernity:  An Indian Appraisal, Serial Publications, New Delhi, 2008.
  • “Human Violence: Contributions of Religion and Science,”  NCCI Review, CXXVIII/9 Sept 2008, 380-392.
  • “Light, Life and Love: the Three Revolutions,”  AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 52/2 March 2009,27-29.

  • Eternal Life: Life as Evolving towards Fullness,” Institute of Philosophy and Culture Newsletter, Sogang University, 2009, 4-15.

  • “The Soul of Soul,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 52/4 July  2009,27-29.

  • “The Web of Life,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 52/5 July  2009,27-29.

Ricoeur and Hermeneutics

  • "Being at Home in the Universe," in Julian, Baiju and Mynatty, Hormis (eds) Catholic Contributions to Bioethics: Reflections on Evangelium Vitae, ATC, Bangalore, 2007, 436-454.
  • “Beyond the Colonial Past: A New Story-ing,” Jnanadeepa 1/2 1998.
  •  “Human Freedom: The Finite Quest for the Infinite,” Jnanadeepa 2/2 1999. Full Article
  • “Zum Verstaendnis unserer Zeit als Pheaenomenon der Zeit: Ein moderner Mythos,” in  Rzeszotnik, J. (ed.) Zwischen Phantasie und Realitaet, EDFR, Passau: 2000, 49-64. Momo Myth English version
  • “Momo: Eine zeitgenoessische Kritik der modernen Kultur,” in Rzeszotnik, J. (ed.) Zwischen Phantasie und Realitaet, EDFC, Passau: 2000, 81-98.
  • "The Creative Role of Imagination in Divine Encounter,"  EDFC, Passau 2007, Germany.
  • “Hope as Being on the Way,” in Reasons for Hope: Its Nature, Role and Future, (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change Series IIIB, South Asia Vol 10).  Washington: RVP, 2005.
  • "Discourse as the Interlocutor for Participative Development: Amartya Sen and Paul Ricoeur on Freedom that Enables Capabilities" to be published in  Gandhi Marg, September, 2007.
  • Through Suspicion to Trust and Through the Self to the Other: Significance of the Hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur. Full Article
  • "Human Imagination as Enabling Religious Experience." Full Article 
  • “The Dynamics of Evil as the Disproportionate Desire to Deny Death and to be Divine: Phenomenological Insights of Paul Ricoeur and Earnest Becker,” Jnanadeepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies, 12/1-2 Jan-Jun 2009,  293-307.

  • “Through Suspicion to Trust and Through the Self to the Other: The Significance of the Hermeneutics of Paul Ricouer”  in E P Mathew (ed) Hermeneutics: Multicultural Perspectives, Satya Nilayam Publications, Chennai, 2009, 57-86.

Death and Immortality

  • “Eschatology: Scientific and Religious” Jivadhara  39/170 April1999 154-164.
  • “Living Forever: The Significance of God,” The Month, July 2000.*
  • “Physical Immortality: Human Longing, Scientific Basis and Religious Response,” Disputatio Philosphica: International Journal on Philosophy and Religion 3/2001 pp. 93-110.
  • “Eschtologie: am Konvergenzpunkt von Naturwissenschaft und Theologie” Glaube und Denken Schwarz, Hans (ed.) Peter Lang, Franakfurt am Main, 2000. pp. 133-148.
  • “Individual and Universal Immortality: Significance for Religious and Scientific Dialogue,” Divyadaan: Journal of Philosophy and Education 11/3 2000 405-423.
  • “Death of Death: Physical Immortality, Scientific Evidence & Religious Insights,” Human Longing and Fulfilment: East Encounters West, Kuruvilla Pandikattu & Josef Quitterer (eds.), Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune 2002. pp. 201-223.
  • “Embodied Immortality: Some Significant Philosophical and Religious Implications,” specially requested article by Templeton Foundation to be published in a book edited by Stephen Post.*
  • “Embodied Immortality: Philosophical and Religious Implications,“ Jnanadeepa 6/2 July 2003 119-145.*
  • “Possibility of Physical Immortality through Mind Uploading: A Crucial Challenge to Civilization,” Dharma Deepika: A South Asian Journal of Missiological Research,  Jan-June 2006, 49-56.
  • “Collective Extension or Common Extinction: The Challenge of Being Human Today,”  in Augustine Pamplany, Rehumanising the Human: Interdisciplianry Essays on Human Person in Context: Festschrift for Dr Jose Panthackal CST, ATC, Bangalore, 2006.
  • "Collective Extension or Biotic Extinction: The Challenge of Being Human Today," Science and Religion: Two Paths to One Reality, STSSR, St. Thomas College, Pala, 2007, 31-39.
  • “Affirming Life Authentically, Accepting Death Gracefully,” Vidyajyoti: Journal of Theological Reflection,  November 2004, pp. 813-820.
  • “Transhumanism: The Choice Is still Ours,”  Pacific Science Review 10/1 January 2008.

  • “Suicide and the Good News that is Life,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 53/3 Sept 2008, 17-32.

Science and Religion

  • “Contributing Consciously to the Culture of Life: Science and Religion in Encountering Personal and Collective Death,” Jnanadeepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies, 9/2 July 2006, 44-62.
  • “Transhumanism: Contemporary Secular Spirituality?” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 51/6 November 2006,  11-23.
  • “Science and Religion in Interaction: The Challenge of Physical Immortality to Religious Consciousness” in Kozhamthadam, Job (ed). Contemporary Science and Religion in Dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities, ASSR Series1, 2001, 98-112.
  • “Spiritual Information for Integral Transformation,” edited by Charles Harper as a Festschrift for Sir John Templeton and also accepted for publication in Compass (Australian Journal)*   Full Article
  • “The Brain as the ‘Case’ for God: The Possibility and Plausibility for the Divine Based on Recent Neurological Studies, Omega: Indian Journal of Science and Religion, 1/1 December 2002, 127-136.
  • “Dialogue between Science and Religion for Preserving and Fostering Life,” in Job Kozhamthadam, Science, Technology and Values: Science-Religion Dialogue in a Multi-Religious World, ASSR Series2, Pune, 2003, 35-48.
  • “The Theory of Chaos: Scientific Openness and Religious Commitment,” Omega: Indian Journal of Science and Religion 2/1 January 2004.
  • “Recent Developments in Science-Religion Dialogue,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests, July 2004, 14-19.
  • “Science-Religion Dialogue in India: Creative Challenges and Enabling Possibilities,” in  Pandikattu (ed.) Together Towards Tomorrow: interfacing Science and Religion in India: Essays in Honour of Professor Job Kozhamthadam S.J. ASSR, Pune 2006, 407-425.
  • “The Brain as the Case for God: The Possibility and Plausibility for the Divine Based on Recent Neurological Studies,” Sahayatra Stots, Vol II No 5, Nov-Dec 2004, 8-34.
  • “The Mythic Dimension in Science,” ESSSAT Papers, ESSAT, Barcelona,  2005.
  • “Crucial Challenges and Creative Possibilities of Genetic Biology”, Satya Nilayam: Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy, 2005, pp.42-59.
  • "Between Before and  Beyond: Some Scientific and Relational Reflections on Contemporary Human Becomings." Full article
  • “Science-Religion Dialogue and the Future of Humanity,” Gandhi Marga, November, 2006, 7-17.
  • "From Genes to God, Human Search for Immortality and Its Theological Significance," Vidyajyoti, 2006.
  • "Reality as Relationality: Some Scientific and Anthropological Reflections," JPJRS 10/2 January 2007, 101-121.
  • “The Symbol-Idol Dynamics in Science-Religion Dialogue: Paul Ricoeur’s Constructive Contribution to the Surplus of Meaning,”  Omega; Indian Journal of Science and Religion, 7/1 June 2008, 21-47.
  • “Ever Approachable, Never Attainable,” AUC: Asian Journal for Priests and Religious, 52/3 May  2009,27-29.

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