CHRISTIAN CONCEPT OF PERSON AND HUMAN DIGNITY IN THE INDIAN CULTURAL CONTEXT

A Systematic Study Based on the Modern Social Encyclicals

  • Lawrence Thomas Padamadan Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar (PTHV), Germany
Keywords: Human Person

Abstract

  • University/Institution: Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar (PTHV), Germany
  • Faculty/Department: Theology
  • Director of the Doctoral Dissertation: Prof. Dr George Augustin, SAC
  • Year of Doctoral Defence: 2019

Author Biography

Lawrence Thomas Padamadan, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar (PTHV), Germany

Lawrence Thomas Padamadan is a religious priest in the congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate. He holds an LTh in Pastoral Theology with specialization in Youth Ministry and Catechetics from Kristu Jyoti College Bangalore and secured a PhD in 2019 from Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar Germany. His doctoral thesis: Christian Concept of Person and Human Dignity in the Present Indian Cultural Context: A Systematic Study Based on the Modern Social Encyclicals. Currently he resides at Rishikesh and is a teaching staff at Samanvaya Theological College.

References

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Bede Griffiths, Christ to India: Essays towards a Hindu Christian Dialogue, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1966.

Catechism of the Catholic Church, Bangalore: Theological Publications in India, 1994.

John Mohan Razu, “Practical Theology for the Marginalized: Pastoral Care as a Point of Reference,” Indian Journal of Christian Studies 3, 1 (2013).

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, Citta del Vaticano: Liberia Editrice Vaticana, 2004.

Pope Benedict XVI, Address to Participants of the Plenary Session of the International Theological Commission (Rome, 5 December 2008).

Robert Mickens, “Pope Tells Theologians to Focus on the Truth of Faith,” The Tablet, 13 December 2008.

Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library, 1940.

T. Pothacamury, The Church in Independent India, Bombay: Examiner Press, 1996.

Published
2020-06-30
How to Cite
Padamadan, L. T. (2020). CHRISTIAN CONCEPT OF PERSON AND HUMAN DIGNITY IN THE INDIAN CULTURAL CONTEXT. Asian Horizons, 14(2), 545-550. Retrieved from http://dvkjournals.in/index.php/ah/article/view/2917
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