Fr. Dr. Valiyakunnumpurathe Cyriac John

Area of Specialization: : Sacred Scripture
Mobile: +91 8301875008 Email : sajucyriacv@gmail.com


Education Summary
  • John the Baptist High School, Nedumkunnam (1979-1989)
  • Thomas Minor Seminary, Kurichy, Chanaganacherry (1989-1992)
  • BA M.G. University, Kerala (1992-1995)
  • Ph. at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam (1992-1995
  • Th. St. Ephrem’s Theological College, Satna, M. P. (1996-1999)
  • Licentiate in Sacred Scripture, S.B.F, Jerusalem, Israel (2006-2010)
  • Doctorate in Biblical Theology, Pontifical University, Antonianum, Rome (2010-2014)
Teaching assignments

Hebrew Language, Greek Language, Italian Language, Introduction to the Bible, Pentateuch, Historical Books, Prophetic Literature, Judaism, Biblical Methodology.

  • Resident staff at PVP Vadavathoor
  • Visiting faculty, Joseph’s Pontifical College Carmalagiri, Alwaye
  • Visiting faculty, St. Ephrem Seminary, Satna
  • Visiting faculty Malankara Major Seminary, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Visiting faculty, JDV, Pune
  • Visiting faculty, Missionary Orientation Centre, Kottayam
  • Visiting faculty, Marthoma Vidyanikethan, Chanaganacherry
Pastoral and administrative assignments
  • Parish Priest at Lourdes Forane Church, Kottayam (2000-2002)
  • Parish Priest at St. George Forane Church, Edathua (2002-2003)
  • Parish Priest at St. Mary’s Cathedral Church, Chanaganacherry (2003-2005)
  • Parish Vicar at St. Xavier’s Church, Veliyanad (2005-2006)
  • Parish Vicar, St. Francis Assisi Church, Poonthope (2015)
  • Central Liturgical Committee Member (2016-2019)
  • Registrar, PVP Kottayam (2020-)
Publications

Articles

  • “Kingship of Yahweh and the Covenant Renewer Character of the King in the Second Temple Period”, Bible Bhashyam 41/2 (2015), 57-88.
  • “Sacred Traditions and the Interpretation of the Scripture”, Bible Bhashyam 41/3 (2015) 134-149.
  • “Israel Janatha Anubhavicha Daivakarunyam”, Karunayil Sampannanaya Daivam: Darsanangalum Susrushakalum, Prof. A. Mekkattukunnel (ed), Kottayam, 2015, 19-30.
  • “Abraham – Karunayude Swekarthavum Dathavum”, Bible Bhashyam (Mal) 44/4 (2015), 43-48.
  • “A New Reading and Interpretation to Zech 14: 17-18” Bible Bhashyam 1 (2016), 38-51.
  • “Manushyanum Srustaprapanchavum: Pazhayaniyama Pachathalathil”, Paristhithi Darmikathake Oru Samakalika Bhashyam, S. Knayakonil- D. Vechoor (Eds), Kottayam, 2016, 267-277.
  • “Daivakaruna Visudhagrandhathil”, Roopikarana Bhashyam 15/1 (2016), 35-45.
  • “Manushya Puthran Uyarthapedumbol”, Bible Bhasyam 1 (2016), 33-42.
  • “Vachana Padanam”, Sathyadarsanam, Changanacherry, 2016.
  • “Oracles of Doom and Salvation in Zech 14”, Bible Bhashyam 3 (2016).
  • “Evolution of the Concept of the ‘Mercy Seat’ in the Bibe”, Aikya Samiksha –Comprehensive Vision o Unity 13/2 (2016), 42-47.
  • “A Deuteronomistic Interpertaion of Gen 1:1-2”, in: Bible Bhashyam 1-2 (2017), 10-25.
  • “Nethrutham Visudha Grandhathil”, in: Roopikarana Bhashyam, 13/2 (2018), 37-46.
  • “Uthamageetham-Parisudhiude Keerthanam”, in: Bible Bhashyam (Mal) 4 (2017 ), 40-50.
  • “Swavargabhogam oru Pazhayaniyama Darsanam: Manushya mahathwathinulla Velluvili”, in Swavarga Laingigatha oru Samagra Padanam, S Kanyakonil (ed), Kanjirappally, 2019, 141-154.
  • “Remnant Ideology in the Flood Narrative of Gen 6-9”, in Bible Bhashyam (44/4) 2018, 278-290.
  • “The Sacrament of Reconciliation:A Biblical Perspective”, in Aikya Samiksha –Comprehensive Vision of Unity (2018),
  • “Swavargabhogam oru Pazhayaniyama Darsanam: Manushya mahathwathinulla Velluvili”, in Swavarga Laingigatha Kraisthava Dharmika Darsanam, S Kanyakonil (ed), Vadavathoor, 2018, 37-49.
  • “Religious Identity of the Israelites and their Missionary Consciousness during the Exilic and Post-Exilic Periods”, in Bible Bhashyam 45 (2019), 198-217.
  • “Prapanjathe Vahikenda Manushyan”, in Viswasavum Jeevithavum Quaranteenil, Mekkattukunnel Andrews (ed), Kottayam, 2020, 153-158.
  • “Daivaviswasavum Nireesarathwaum: Israel Prarmbaryathil”, in Avisyasiyaya Viswasi, Dr. Lindo Kuttikadan (ed), Aluva, 2020, 53-66.
Books

From Darius to the One King: An Exegetical-Theological Analysis of the Kingship of Yahweh in Zech 14 based on the Law of the King in Ceut 17: 14-20, Rome, 2014.