Fr. Dr. Martin Sankoorikal

Area of Specialization: Philosophy, Church History
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Education Summary
  • B. A. Philosophy,  Calicut University, (2000-2003)
  • B.Th. - St Joseph's Pontifical Institute, Alwaye (2004-2007)
  • M. A. in Philosophy, Higher Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium (2012)
  • MPhil. (Philosophy, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 2013)
  • Masters in Theology – Faculty of Theology, KU Leuven, Belgium, 2019.
  • Doctorate in Philosophy – KU Leuven, Belgium (2020)
Teaching assignments
  • Professor of Philosophy at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Kottayam and PVP
Pastoral and administrative assignments
  • Assistant Parish Priest at St. George Basilica Angamaly (208-2010)
  • Assistant Parish Priest at St. Thomas Forane Church, Kottackavu, N. Paravur. (2010-2011)

  • Editor, Naveekaranathinde Adhyalmikatha (Spirituality of Renewal) (Aluva: Mathavum Chinthayum Publications, St.Joseph pontifical Seminary 2006.
  • 2 Sankada Rathrikalile Deepakkazhchakal (collection of Bible and Social Dramas) Merit Books, Cochi, 2007.
  • 3.Sabhacharithra Quiz (Church History quiz) Daiva Kripa Publications, Angamaly; 2 editions (2006&2010)
  • Alter Christus (Reflections on Priestly Ministry) Media house publications, New Delhi & Calicut; 3 editions. 2009 &2011
  • Samboorna Catechism (The Complete Catechism, A reference book for Catechism Teachers) Wisdom books Cochi; 2 editions 2010.
  • Thamarayum Sooryanum (Lotus and the Sun, Bible Reflections) Grey Friars Publications, Aluva, 2011.
  • Ecce Homo (Reflections on the humanity of Christ and Priests) Media House, Calicut, 2011.
Articles in Journals
  • Charismatic Prasthanathinte Kuthippum Kithappum: Charithra Padangalude Arthandharasangal  (A historical and theological analysis Catholic Charismatic Movement) in Mathavum Chinthayum 2005 (Philosophical-Theological Quarterly)
  • Bahuswarathayude Avishkarangal (Polyphonic Expressions against a Unipolar World Order) in Mathavum Chinthayum (2005) (philosophical-Theological Quarterly)
  • Bharathathile Chraistava Vidyabyasathinte Charithram (An analytical and historical study of Christian educational institutions in India) in Mathavum Chinthayum (2006) (philosophical-Theological Quarterly) Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Theology, Alwaye, India.
  • Sabha Pithakanmarude Samoohya Prabodhanangal (Social Teachings of Early Church Fathers) in Mathavum Chinthayum (2007) (Philosophical-Theological Quarterly) Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Theology, Alwaye, India.
  • Varthamanathinde Vyakulangal: Utharadhunikathakoru Chraistava Vimarsam (Critical analysis of Post Modernism from a Christian Perspective) in Jeevadhara 2009 Philosophical-Theological bimonthly.
  • Angamali Kallarakaku Parayanulla Vimochana Samara Charithrangal  (A political response to the leftist hisorians on the liberation struggle of 1957-1959) in Sathya Deepam weekly in 2009 June.
  • Missionarymarezhuthiya Bharatheeya Suviseshangal  (Contributions of Christian Missionaries in the nation building of India) in Sathya Deepam weekly 2011 January.
  • Cardinal Newmante Sathyanveshana Pareekshanangal (Cardinal Newman's explorations for Truth) in Kudumba Jyothis monthly 2011 January
  • “Kerala Navodhanathinulla Chraistava Sambavanakal” (“Christian Contribution for Kerala Enlightenment”,)
  • “Political Hindutva: Vargeeya apaswarangalude Charithravum Varthamanavum” (A historical and critical account of Communalist orientations of Political Hindutva) in Sathya Deepam
  • Post-Truth Era, in Jeevadhara
Articles in Books
  • “Univocalizing Political Hindutva: A Threat to Indian Secularism”, in Narrating Secularisms: Being Between Identities in a Secularized World. Eds., William Desmond & Dennis Vanden Auweele (Washington DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2017).