Shaji Joseph Puykunnel

 

Bio

Nato in India (1964), Salesiano (1982) e sacerdote (1992), è professore aggiunto di Antico Testamento nella Facoltà di Teologia dell’Università Pontificia Salesiana di Roma. Laureato in Sacra Scrittura nel Pontificio Istituto Biblico di Roma (1998) con uno studio sul discepolato nel vangelo di Marco. Dottorato in Teologia Biblica nell’Università Pontificia “Angelicum”, Roma (2004) con una tesi sul profeta Osea. È membro dell’Associazione Biblica Salesiana. È stato professore del Sacred Heart Theological College, Shillong (1998-2013) ed è professore invitato a Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore, India, da 2004.

Ricerca di dottorato

  • From Forgetfulness to Knowledge: An Exegetico-Theological Study of שכח in relation to ידע  in the Book of the Prophet Hosea, Rome: Angelicum, 2004.

Libri curati

  • Learning from St Paul: Reflections for the Pauline Year, Shillong: Vendrame Institute Publications, 2008.
  • Christianity and Change in Northeast India, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, 2009.
  • Witnesses of Evangelical Radicalism: A Biblical and Salesian Reflection, Bangalore: Kristu Jyoti Publications, 2014.
  • Light for my Path: Lectio Divina on the Biblical Citations in the SDB Constitutions, Bangalore: Kristu Jyoti Publications, 2016.

Articoli e collaborazioni in libri

  • “The Need for an Inculturated Interpretation of Bible in Asia”, Mission Today, Vol. II, No. I (2000) 42-44.
  • “Jn 10:10,”… that they May Have Life, And Have it Abundantly’ – A Short Reflection on the Synodal Theme”, Mission Today, Vol. II, No. 3 (2000) 381-384.
  • “Beggar by the Roadside, Disciple on the Way: A Study of Mark 10:46-52,” in J. Varickasseril & M. Kariapuram, eds., Be my Witnesses: Essays in Honour of Dr. Sebastian Karotemprel SDB, Shillong: Vendrame Institute Publications, 2001, 49-63.
  • “‘Until Christ be Formed in you’ (Gal 4:19): The Word of God and Formation,” in 25 Years in His Steps, Siliguri: Nazareth Bhavan, 2005, 13-14.
  • “From Shepherd-boy to Shepherd-king: David in Pastoral Terms in the Books of Samuel,” in P. Vadakumpadan & J. Varickasseril, eds., Shepherding: Essays in Honour of John Paul II, Shillong: Vendrame Institute Publications, 2005, 37-49.
  • “Communicating Abundant Life: The Identity and Mission of Jesus in the Light of the Shepherd-Imagery in John 10,” in P. Vadakumpadan & J. Varickasseril, eds., Shepherding: Essays in Honour of John Paul II, Shillong: Vendrame Institute Publications, 2005, 186-194.
  • “The Shepherd and the Beast: Pastoral Imagery for Yahweh in the Book of Hosea,” Mission Today, Vol. VIII (2006) 227-236.
  • “I profeti dell’Antico Testamento, segni dell’amore appassionato di Dio per il suo popolo,” in R. Vicent & C. Pastore, eds., Passione Apostolica “Da mihi animas”, Rome: Assoiciazione Biblica Salesiana, 2008, 47-56. = “Old Testament Prophets: Signs of God’s Passionate Love for His People,” in R. Vicent & C. Pastore, eds., Apostolic Passion “Give me Souls”, Bangalore: Kristu Jyoti Publications, 2010, 60-74.
  • “Lectio Divina: A Journey to the Heart of God through His Word,” in T. Manjaly, ed., Encountering the Word of God: A Transformative Reading of the Bible, Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2009, 77-85.
  • “Biblical Evidence for Dialogue with Cultures and Religions in Asia,” Ethics and Society: An International Journal, Vol. 1 (2009) 166-174.
  • “The Prophetic Paradigm for the Priest’s Effective Ministry of the Word,” in Tomy Palely & Others, eds., Looking Forward with Hope: Reflections on Priestly Ministry, Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2010, 108-125.
  • “Esperienza della misericordia di Dio nel vissuto di Maria di Nazaret,” in Jesùs Manuel Garcìa Gutiérrez (ed.), Misericordiosi come il Padre. Esperienze di misericordia nel vissuto di santità, Roma: LAS, 2016, 251-274.