Fr. Dr. Sebastian Chalakkal

Area of Specialization: Systematic Theology
Mobile: +91 9446619266 Email: chalakkalseby@gmail.com



Education Summary
  • M.A. Philosophy (M. G. University)
  • Doctorate in Systematic Theology (Gregorian University, Rome)
Pastoral & Teaching assignments
  • Secretary to Archbishop Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy
  • Acting Vicar at Venginissery
  • Asst. Vicar at Kuriachira
  • Vicar at Villadom
  • Vicar at Kolazhy
  • Vicar at Mulayam
  • Director of Home of Love, Mulayam
  • Librarian and Professor at Mary Matha Major Seminary, Trichur
  • Librarian and Professor at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary & Pauratya Vidyapitham, Kottayam.
Publications

Articles

  • 1. “Kingdom Proclamation: A Paradigm Shift”, in Logos 1999, 84-85. (Annual of St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathur, Kottayam).
  • 2. “Contemporary Trends in Indian Christology”, Thomas Christian Heritage 1 (2008), 53-80.
  • 3. “The Resurrection of Jesus in Contemporary Christology”, Christian Orient 30 (2009), 110-128.
  • 4. “The Presence of the Risen Lord: A Contextual Reflection”, Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture 2 (2009), 85-112.
  • 5. “Susrushapowrohithyam sabhaprabothanangalil” (Malayalam: Ministerial Priesthood in the Documents of the Church), Catholicasabha, August 2009, 12.
  • 6. “Eucharist: the Sacrament of Communion and Compassion”, in J. Naluparayil (ed.), Compassion: Passion for Communion, Karunikan Books, Kochi, 2010, 303-312.
  • 7. “Teilhard de Chardante Kristhudarsanam” (Malayalam: Christology of Teilhard de Chardin), in P. Maniyatt (ed.), Matavum Sastravum: Satyattilekkulla Teerthadanangal, OIRSI, Kottayam, 2010, 93-104.
  • 8. “Dhivyakarunyabhaktanushtanangal” (Malayalam: Eucharistic Devotions), Thalant, March 2011, 15-23.
  • 9. “Iso Misihayude Ananyathayum Sarvathrikathayum” (Malayalam: The Uniqueness and Universality of Jesus Christ), Sathyadarsanamala, November 14, 2011, 1-2.
  • 10. “Yesuvinte Purvasthithavum Manushyavatharavum” (Malayalam: The Pre-existence and Incarnation of Jesus), Bible Bashyam (Mal), Vol. 40, December 2011, 13-19.
  • 11. “Basic Orientations of the Christology of the St. Thomas Christians” in A. Mekkattukunnel (ed.), Mar Thoma Margam: The Ecclesial Heritage of the St. Thomas Christians, O. I. R. S. I., Kottayam, 2012, 87-96.
  • 12. “Viswasathinte Vathil: Kristhuvijnaniyadarsanangal” (Malayalam: Porta Fidei, Christological Reflections) Bible Bhashyam (Mal), September 2012, 5-13.
  • 13. “Jalakangal Thurannu: Randam Vathikkan Council” (Malayalam: Opening the Windows: Second Vatican Council), Catholicasabha, November 2012, 10.
  • 14. "Uthithante Prathyaksheekaranangal” (Malayalam: Appearances of the Risen Lord) in Sathyadarsanamala, 2013 April 14, no. 469, 1,7.
  • 15. “Marpappayude Prabhodhanadhikaram” (Malayalam: Papal Magisterium) in Karunikan, Vol. 10, No.7, July 2013, 27-30.
  • 16. “Sathyadeivavum Sathyamanushyanumaya Yesu” (Malayalam: Jesus, Truly Divine and Truly Human) in Thalant, Vol. 34, August 2013, 13-20.
  • 17. “Christhu: Oru Charithranveshanam” (Malayalam: Christ, A Historical Quest) in S. Chalakkal, F. Koothur & N. Parakkal (eds.), Kristhudarsanam: Sadyathakalum Samasyakalum (Malayalam: The Vision of Jesus: Possibilities and Problems), Calicut: Media Books, 2013, 17-33.
  • 18. “Lokathinu Navasuvisesham” (Malayalam: New Gospel for the Gospel”, in Catholicasabha January 2014, 11.
  • 19. “Sarirangalude Uyirppil Njan Visvasikkunnu” (Malayalam: I believe in the Resurrection of the body”, in Catholicasabha January 2014, 17.
  • 20. “Christological Insights of Lumen Fidei”, Indian Journal of Family Studies, Vol.14, No.2, 2013, 17-23.
Books

  • 1. Resurrection Appearances in Contemporary Christology, Kottayam: O.I.R.S.I., 2009.
  • 2. Manushyante Anthyangal (Malayalam: Last Things of Man), Trichur: Catholicasabha Publications, 2010.
  • 3. Kristhuvijnaniyam Oru Amukha Padanam (Malayalam: Christology: An Introductory Study), Palakkad: Logos Books, 2010.
  • 4. An Introduction to Christology, Kottayam: O.I.R.S.I., 2011.
  • 5. Visudha Qurbarna Visudha Janathinu (Malayalam: Holy Qurbana, For the Holy People), Trichur: Catholicasabha Publications, 2011.
  • 6. Yesuvinte Udhanam (Malayalam: The Resurrection of Jesus), Kottayam: O.I.R.S.I., 2012.
  • 7. Randam Vathikan Kouncil Adisthanadarsanangal (Malayalam: Second Vatican Council, Basic Teachings), Trichur: Catholicasabha Publications, 2011.
  • 8. Eschatology for the Beginners, Kottayam: O.I.R.S.I., 2013.
  • 9. Visvasam: Uravidangalum Vyakyathakkalum (Malayalam: Faith: Source and Interpreters, Trichur: Catholicasabha Publications, 2014.
Co-Editor
  • 1. Paurohithyam: Uravidangal, Yadharthyangal, Pratheeshkal (Malayalam: Priesthood: Sources, Realities, Hopes), Kottayam: O.I.R.S.I., 2010.
  • 2. Kristhudarsanam: Sadyathakalum Samasyakalum (Malayalam: The Vision of Jesus: Possibilities and Problems), Calicut: Media Books, 2013.
Papers Presented
  • 1. “Controversial Questions in Contemporary Indian Christology”, Paper Presented at LRC, Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanad on 19-12-2007.
  • 2. “The Teachings of the Second Vatican Council and the Post-Conciliar Documents on Priesthood”, Paper Presented at Mar Thoma Vidyaniketan, Changanachery on 03-07-2009.
  • 3. “Opening the Doors: Historical Perspective of Vatican II” Paper Presented at Paurastyavidyapitham on 21-01-2013.
  • 4. “Vatican II and Communion Ecclesiology with Special Reference to the Church in India” Paper Presented at the Institute of Theology, Trichur, under the auspices of the Chair of Christian Studies, University of Calicut, on 01-03-2014.