Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines
Damdaming Katoliko sa Teolohiya
Recent Publications of DaKaTeo Members
Basas, Allan A. “Inculturation: An Ongoing Drama of Faith-Culture Dialogue.”
Scientia 9 no. 1 (2020): 92-108.
Brazal, Agnes M. “Where is Home? Displacements and Disqualifications,” February 2020, Catholic Theological Ethics in the
World Church (CTEWC) Forum, https://catholicethics.com/forum/.
Cacho, Rebecca G. At the Heart of Jesus: A Theological Reflection of the 1593 Ama Namin.
Manila: St. Scholastica’s College, 2020.
Capucao, Dave. “Human Rights Culture: A Way Forward to Peace.” Hapag: A Journal of
Interdisciplinary Theological Research. Forthcoming.
_____. “The Future Challenges of Secularization to Asian Christianity and Theology.” Journal of Empirical
Gonzalez, Dennis. “Care for Creation and Works of Mercy.” Asia Pacific Mission Studies 2 no. 1 (2020): 45-65.
Mendoza, Ruben C. “What If: COVID-19 in the Philippines in Light of the Catholic Social Tradition.”
Journal of Dharma 45 no. 2 (2020): 201-222.
_____. “Interdisciplinarity as a Means of Doing Theology: Jose Mario Francisco, Jr., SJ, PhD
and His Writings.” Hapag: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Theological Research. Forthcoming.
_____. “The Performance of the Christian Faith under a Populist President: The Case of the Philippine Church
under Duterte.” MST Review 22 no. 1 (2020): 1-46. Forthcoming.
Mendoza, Ruben C. and Levy L. Lanaria, eds. “Seeds Sown and First Fruits: Honoring the Wisdom Figures of
the Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines.” Hapag: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Theological
Meneses, Kristine C. “L’Arche, A Radical Reversal: Fearless Dialogue between Foucault and Vanier with
the New Testament.” Journal of Disability and Religion 24 No. 2 (2020): 151-173.
_____. “Deafinitely Different: Seeing Deafness, Deaf, and Healing in the Bible from Deaf Perspectives.” In Unlocking
Orthodoxies for Inclusive Theologies: Queer Alternatives, edited by Robert E. Shore-Goss and
Joseph N. Goh, 174-191. London: Routledge, 2020.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E. “Catholics.” Edinburgh Companion on Global Christianity, ed. Kenneth Ross,
Francis Alvarez, Todd Johnson, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2020.
_____. “Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Theologizing in Asia.” International Journal of Indonesian Philosophy
and Theology 1 no. 1 (2020): 22-35.
_____. “Matters of the Heart: Laudato Si’ in the Philippines.” Forthcoming.
_____. “From Environmental Justice to Ecological Justice: Toward Ecological Hermeneutics.” Forthcoming.
_____. “Myth, Science and Theology: The Theological Journey of Jimmy Belita, CM,” Hapag: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Theological
Sawit, Chito M. “Interreligious Dialogue Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic.” 1 July 2020. Catholic Theological Ethics
in the World Church. https://catholicethics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/CM_Sawit-Interreligious-
Basas, Allan A. “Refiguring the Ecclesiology of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines for Filipino Catholics.”
Philippiniana Sacra 54 no. 16 (2019): 3-22.
Brazal, Agnes M. A Theology of Southeast Asia: Liberation-Postcolonial Ethics in the Philippines. Maryknoll, New York:
Orbis Books, 2019.
_____. “Church as Sacrament of Yinyang Harmony: Toward an Incisive Participation of Women and Laity in the Church.”
Theological Studies 80, no. 2 (2019): 1-21.
_____. “Does Capitalism Kill? Post-Vatican II Perspectives on Development.” Louvain Studies 42 (2019): 65-85.
_____. “Building Peace through Online Interfaith Dialogue.” In Theology, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, ed. Daniel Franklin Pilario,
191-210. Quezon City: SVST.
_____. “Postcolonialism.” In The Blackwell Companion to Political Theology, 2nd ed., ed. William Cavanaugh, 516-530.
Cacho, Rebecca G. A Legacy Bequeathed: Foundational Theology. Manila: St. Scholastica’s College, 2019.
Dagmang, Ferdinand D. “Amplifying Laudato Si’ With the Science of Epigenetics.”
MST Review 21 no. 2 (2019): 1-20.
_____. “God-Talk as a Means of Healing: A Spiritual Rebirth Through Novel Writing and Auto-Analysis.”
MST Review 21 no. 1 (2019): 1-30.
De Mesa, Jose. We Dare to Say, “Our Father!” Theology and Spirituality of the 1593 Version of the Ama Namin.
Quezon City: Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc., 2019.
Estela P. Padilla, ed. Handbook For A Participatory Church in the World. Taytay: Bukal ng Tipan, 2019.
Gaspar, Karl. Ordinary Lives Lived Extraordinarily. Davao City: Aletheia Publications, 2019.
_____. “Indigenous People's Landscape and Its Direct Connection to Impoverishment and Un-Peace: The Case in Bislig,
Surigao del Sur in the Philippines.” Concilium no. 4 (2019): 109-120.
Genilo, Eric Marcelo O. “Public Discourse in a Divided Society.” In Building Bridges in Sarajevo:
The Plenary Papers from CTEWC 2018, edited by Kristin Heyer et al, 151-154. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019.
Javier-Martinez, Dorothy. “Karunungan, Hiwaga, at Espiritwalidad ng Paglilinang ng Katutubong Wika.” 2019. Ikatlong
Gantimpala sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino – Sanaysay ng Taon 2019. National award given on 27 August 2019, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
Mendoza, Ruben C. “Assuming All That Is Asian: Becoming a Truly Local Church in Dialogue.”
Asia Pacific Mission Studies 1 no. 1 (2019): 69-88. https://journals.ateneo.edu/ojs/index.php/apms/article/view/3176/3004.
Meneses, Kristine C. “Doing Theology with the ‘Silenced’ in Print and Public Practice.” In Building Bridges in Sarajevo:
The Plenary Papers from CTEWC 2018, edited by Kristin Heyer, James Keenan and Andrea Vicini, 194-196. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019.
_____. “Biblical Conversations with the Deaf: The Word Made Flesh, Seeing Biblical Theology in Pictorial and Performance.”
Asian Horizons 13 no. 3, (Sept 2019): 373-388.
_____. “Deafness and Deafhood in Mark 7.31-37: Seeing-Sign World of Filipino d/Deaf and their Narratives of
Dismemberment and Empowerment in this Hearing/Word World.” In Liberating Power: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives, edited by Andrea Lizares-Si and Jeane Peracullo, 139-154. Bengaluru, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2019.
_____. “Deaf Hermeneutics: Engaging with the Other Human Variety ‘Eye-to-Eye.” In Disability Theology from Asia,
edited by Angeline Okola and Wati Longchar, 192-205. West Bengal, India: EDAN-WCC, 2019.
_____. “Piercing Hunger: The Daqar in Lamentations and Today.” In Foodscapes: Beyond the Food Environment – A Feminist
Theological Take on Food Issues in Asia, edited by Kristine Meneses and Christine Burke, 79-96. Bengaluru, India: Dharmaram
Meneses, Kristine C., Joseph Goh and Donald Messer. “An Ecclesiological Praxis of Inclusivity toward Sexual Diversity
and HIV: Learning from Singapore and the Philippines.” International Journal of Public Theology 13 no. 1 (June 2019): 163-184.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E. “Homelessness and Hospitality on the Ground: A Methodological Proposal for Catholic Social
Teaching.” In Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics, ed. James F. Keenan and Mark McGreevy. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019.
_____. “Faith and Religion in Globalized Megacities: A View from Manila.” The City and Global Development.
Beyond North-South Paradigm. Eds. Linda Hogan, Alina Kreuse and Markus Buker. London: SCM Press, 2019, Concilium 2019. No. 1, 73-84.
_____. “And His Garment is Covered with Dust: Directions in Bishop Labayen’s Theology of Praxis.” Quezon City:
SVST and Socio-Pastoral Institute, 2019.
_____. “Theologies at the Rough Grounds: Conceptual Trajectories of a Method.” Hapag 15 (2015/2019): 79-108.
_____. “Approfondimenti/2: Inculturatione/2,” Verso il Sinodo per l’Amazzonia: dimensione regionale e universale.
Vatican: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2019, 61-66.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E., ed. Theology, Conflict and Peacebuilding. Manila: Adamson University, 2019.
Ponce, Rico P. “An Exploration of the Transformative Spirituality among the Development Workers in the Philippines.”
GAWI 3 (SY 2019): 19-35.
_____. “Spirituality as Locus for Peace-Work.” Living Flame 4 (2019): 11- 33.
Ponce, Rico & Dave Capucao. “Individualism and Salvation: An Empirical-Theological Explorations of Attitudes among
the Filipino Youth and its Challenges to Filipino Families.” Scientia 8 no. 1 (March 2019): 26- 78.
Raluto, Reynaldo D. “The Imperative of Reforestation in Fighting Climate Change in Asia.” Concilium:
International Review of Theology (2019/5): 137-141.
Sanchez, Rachel Joyce O. “Sappia-Christ, The Rice of Life: Re-Imagining Christ Based on the Story of a
Breastfeeding Goddess.” In Foodscapes: Beyond the Food Environment: A Feminist Theological Take on Food Issues in Asia, edited by Kristine Meneses and Christine Burke, 33–53. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2019.
_____. “Synod on the Youth from the Perspective of Gender Minorities in the Philippines.”
Asian Horizons, 13 (2019). 60-74.
Sapitula, Manuel Victor J. “Articulations of Religiously Motivated Nationalism within Philippine Catholicism: A Critical Assessment.”
In Religion and Nationalism in Asia, ed. Giorgio Shani & Takashi Kibe, 47-61. Politics in Asia Series. London: Routledge, 2019.
Arabit, Auria. Jesus Christ: Priest, Crucified, Poor. Quezon City: Claretian Communication Foundation Inc., 2018.
Brazal, Agnes M. “Feminist Image of God and Women’s Leadership in Ciudad Mistica de Dios,” Concilium 374, no. 1 (2018), 83-92.
_____. “Mary as Type and Model of Church in Lumen Gentium: Reception in Asia.” In Catholicism Opening to the World and
Other Confessions: Vatican II and its Impact, ed. Vladimit Latinovic, Gerard Mannion, and Jason Welle, 167-184. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-98581-7_11.
_____. “Religious and Cultural Beliefs related to Disaster Risk Reduction: The Case of the Supertyphoon Haiyan.” In Fragile
World: Ecology and the Church, ed. William Cavanaugh. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2018.
_____. “Gaudete et Exsultate and the Unfinished Agenda of Vatican II,” June 2018, CTEWC Forum, https://catholicethics.com/forum/.
Basas, Allan A. “Critical Theory and Theology of the Signs of the Times: Towards an Emancipated Humanity.”
Social Ethics Society Journal of Applied Philosophy 4 no. 1 (2018). eISSN: 2546-1885.
Baybado, Pablito A., Jr. “Tri_People Dialogue: Prospects for Peace Building in the Philippines.” Studies in
Interreligious Dialogue 27 no. 1 (2018): 105-26.
Cacho, Rebecca G. “Dakilang Paramdam (God’s Loving Manifestation): A Re-reading of the Role of the Holy Spirit
in the Asian Context.” Living Flame: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Discourse in Spirituality 2 no. 2 (2017).
Dagmang, Ferdinand D. “Caring through Mothering and Working: Grounding and Verifying Amoris Laetitia’s
Concern for Families.” MST Review 18 no. 1 (2018): 1-42.
De Mesa, Jose. Adequate, But Not Enough: A Filipino Reflection on the Triune God. Quezon City: Claretian
Communications Foundation, Inc., 2018.
Gaspar, Karl. "Interfacing Faith Traditions in a Mindanawon Anthropology." Aghamtao 26 (2018).
Gaspar, Karl, ed. Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Icon and the Filipinos. Quezon City: Institute of Spiritualty in Asia, 2017.
Javier-Martinez, Dorothy and Robert P. Martinez. “Ang Sagradong Espasyo ng Pananalangin at Pagnonobena: Papel sa Pagpapanatili
ng Pananampalatayang Katoliko-Kristiyano ng mga Pilipinong Manggagawa sa Bansang Di Kristiyano.” Proceedings of the 2018 DLSU Research Congress. ISSN 2449-3309 Volume 6 (2018) Series 4.
Javier-Martinez, Dorothy and Ma. Elizabeth Butay, MCST. “Gawi at Rito ng Pagbabalik-loob tungo sa Malikhaing Pagtatangka
ng Pangangalaga sa Kapaligiran: Pastoral na Pagninilay, at Hamon ng Prinsipyong Sapat, at ng Laudato Si.” Proceedings of the 11th DLSU Arts Congress. ISSN 2012-0311 Volume 2 (2018) Series 5.
Meneses, Kristine C. “Pakikipagkapwa: A Value in Attempt to Counter Biodiversity and Cultural Diversity Loss.”
Solidarity: The Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics 8, iss. 1 art. 3 (Oct 2018). https://researchonline.nd.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1109&context=solidarity.
_____. “Deaf Hospitality, in Differánce: A Fluid Take on Derrida’s Ethics of Hospitality.” God’s Image:
Journal of Asian Women’s Resource Centre for Culture and Theology 37 no.1 (June 2018): 3-11.
_____. “Creatively Claiming Her Space for the ‘Other’: A Socio-Rhetorical Analysis and Poststructuralist
Hermeneutics of Matthew 5.39-41.” In The 21st Century Woman: Still Claiming Her Space: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives, edited by Virginia Saldanha and Metti Amirtham, 206-225. Delhi: Media House, 2018.
Norlan, Julia. “The Office of Rector as a Ministry of Consolation.” The Way 57 no. 1 (January 2018): 1-15.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E. „Gabentausch“ in der Sakramentologie. Eine kritische Betrachtung aus der Perspektive
Pierre Bourdieus.” Religion und soziale Distinktion. Resonanzen Pierre Bourdieus in der Theologie. Freiburg im Breisgau: Verlag Herder GmbH, 2018, 191-212.
_____. “Homelessness and Hospitality on the Ground: A Methodological Proposal for Catholic Social Teaching,”
Journal of Vincentian Social Action 4 (2018): 47-56. Cf. https://scholar.stjohns.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1095&context=jovsa
_____. “Theology and Reflexivity.” Louvain Studies 41 (2018): 107-124.
_____. “Editorial.” Asian Christianities. Edited with Felix Wilfred and Po Ho. Concilium 2018, No. 1. London:
SCM Press, 2018.
Ponce, Rico P. “Living Carmelite Spirituality amidst the Challenges of our Contemporary Times.”
Carmel in the World Volume 57 no.2 (2018): 131-143.
Raluto, Reynaldo D. “An Eschatological Perspective on Our Hope for a Sustainable World,” In Fragile World:
Ecology and Church, edited by William T. Cavanaugh, 302-318. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2018.
Sanchez, Rachel Joyce Marie O. and Stephanie Ann Puen. “Filipino Women Still Claiming Their Space Around the Altar:
Gender, Inculturation, and the Ecclesiology of Communion and Inclusion in the Philippine Church and Liturgy.” In The 21st Century Woman Still Claiming Her Space: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives, edited by Saldanha Virginia and Metti Amirtham, 226-244. New Delhi: Media House 2018.
Sapitula, Manuel Victor J. “Assessing the Relevance of the Perpetual Help Devotion in the Philippines Today: A View from the
Social Sciences.” In Our Mother of Perpetual Help Icon and the Filipinos: Multidisciplinary Perspectives to a Perpetual Help Spirituality, ed. Karl Gaspar & Desiree A.B. Mendoza, 101-114. Quezon City: Institute for Spirituality in Asia & Redemptorist Province of Cebu and Vice Province of Manila, 2017.
Sawit, Chito M. “Dialogue in the Family Today in Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia
(The Joy of Love).” Voice of Intellectual Man 8 no. 1 (2018): 1-10.
Almazan, Joefrey. “The Relevance of Laudato Si’ in the Cordilleran’s Search for Autonomy.” Philippiniana Sacra LII no. 157 (2017).
_____. “Witnessing the 100 Years of Mission Partnership (CICM-Lay)in Isabela.” Novo et Vetera 52 no. 5 (May 2017).
_____. “Reimaging the CICM Missionaries in Their 100 Years of Missionary Presence in Isabela.” Novo et Vetera 52 no. 5 (May 2017).
_____. “A Reflection on Pastoral Care for the Elderly: A Reminder in the Month of the Elderly.” Novo et Vetera 52 no. 9 (September 2017).
Arabit, Auria. “Creative Fidelity and Leadership.” 6th National Conference on Catechesis and Religious Education (NCCRE) Paper.
ISSN # 2508-0881, Vol. 2 (2017).
Basas, Allan A. “The Enduring Teachings of Humanae Vitae of Marriage and Family: Affirming the Unitive
and Procreative Significance.” Colloquia Manila 25 (2017). ISSN 0117-6145.
Brazal, Agnes M. “Dialogue and Proclamation of Truth: Reception of Nostra Aetate and Ad Gentes by the FABC.” Dialogue
and Religions, Journal of Dharma 42, no. 4 (October-December 2017): 411-434.
_____. “Power-Beauty and Prophetic Resistance: A Postcolonial Approach.” (trans. to Portuguese) In Testemunho: profecia, politica
e sabedoria, ed. Maria Clara Bingemer e Peter Casarella. Rio: Editora PUC-Rio, 2017.
_____. “The Devotion to OMPH at the Baclaran Church Before and After Vatican II.” In The Mother of Perpetual Help Icon and
the Filipinos: Multidisciplinary Perspectives to a Perpetual Help Spirituality, 115-129, ed. Victorino Cueto and Karl Gaspar. Quezon City: Institute of Spirituality.
_____. “Complicity in the Summary Executions in Duterte’s Drug War.” November 4, 2017, CTEWC Forum,
_____. “Fake News, Facebook, and ‘Ethics in Internet.” February 28, 2017, CTEWC Forum, https://catholicethics.com/forum/.
Baybado, Pablito A., Jr. “Beyond Colonization: The Impact of History in Philippine Interreligious Dialogue.”
The Journal of Interreligious Studies 20 (March 2017): 38-53.
Cacho, Rebecca G. Becoming Church, Being Sacrament. Quezon City: C&E Publishing, 2017.
_____. Theological Ethics of Filipino Aesthetics. Quezon City: C&E Publishing, 2017.
_____. In Love With God. Quezon City: C&E Publishing, 2017.
_____. Jesus: God’s Way of Friendship. Quezon City: C&E Publishing, 2017.
Dagmang, Ferdinand D. “Midya: Imbakan at Daluyan ng mga Tradisyon /Media: Vessel and Channel of
Traditions.” 19 no. 2 MST Review (2017): 40-60.
_____. “Fostering Internationalization of Research and Its Implications for Localization Practices:
A Case of an Aspiring Christian University.” MST Review 19 no. 1 (2017): 1-36.
Dagmang, Ferdinan D. and Dalmacito A. Cordero Jr. “The Pedicab Drivers’ Daily Transgressions:
Struggles for Provision and Care.” MST Review 19 no. 2 (2017): 78-103.
De Mesa, Jose M., Estela P. Padilla, Levy L. Lanaria, Rebecca G. Cacho, Yuri D. Cipriano, George N. Capacue
and Timoteo D. Gener. Ang Maganda sa Teolohiya. Quezon City: Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc., 2017.
Julia, Norlan. “Aloysius Pieris’ Asian Liberation Theology and its Challenges to the Church’s Mission in Asia.”
Landas: Journal of Loyola School of Theology 31, no. 1 (2017): 51-75.
_____. “Peace Through Warfare: The Ignatian Influence in Urios’s Missionary Work.”
Tambara: A Journal on the Humanities and Social Sciences (Ateneo de Davao University) 34, no.1 (2017): 89-104.
Meneses, Kristine C. “Silent and Silenced: Deaf Theology and Spirituality.” God’s Image:
Journal of Asian Women’s Resource Centre for Culture and Theology 35 no.1 (June 2017): 7-16.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E. “The Eucharist and the Poor. How Does the Magisterium Speak of the Eucharist?” 307-326.
Theological Symposium Papers and Proceedings of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress, 20-22 January 2016. Paranaque: Don Bosco Center of Studies, 2017.
_____. “Praying Bodies, Dying Bodies: Reflections on the Nazareno and Santo Nino.”
Philippine Sociological Review 65 (2017): 155-161.
_____. “Editorial”. Minorities. Edited with Susan Ross and Solange Lefebvre. Concilium 2017. No. 3. London: SCM Press, 2017.
_____. “Ecology and the Apocalypse.” Fragile World. Edited by William Cavanaugh. Cascade Books, 2017, 271-284.
Pilario, Daniel Franklin E., ed. Minorities. Edited with Susan Ross and Solange Lefebvre. Concilium 2017.
No. 3. London: SCM Press, 2017.
_____, ed. Asian Christianities. Edited with Felix Wilfred and Po Ho Huang. Concilium 2018. No. 1. London:
SCM Press, 2017.
Ponce, Rico P. “Carmelite Spirituality as Exemplified by Blessed Titus Brandsma.”
Carmel in the World 56 no. 2 (2017): 113- 117.
Ponce, Rico P. & Dave Capucao. “Secularization and Spirituality from a Theoretical and Empirical Perspective.”
In Secularization and Spirituality: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities, eds. Rico P. Ponce & Perla A. Choudhurry, 1- 92. Quezon City: Institute of Spirituality in Asia, 2017.
Raluto, Reynaldo D. “The Intersection of Historical Injustices and Ecological Destruction in Asia:
Enriching Catholic Social Teaching on Indigenous Peoples.” Landas: Journal of Loyola School of Theology 31 no. 1 (2017): 101-129.