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Matthew Vellanickal
Born September 25, 1934(1934-09-25)[1]
Church Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Education </br>
Writings See Section
Title Reverend Father Doctor
Parents Mother: Smt. Manam, Father: Sri Varkey

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Matthew Vellanickal (born 25 September 1934[3]) is a New Testament Scholar[4] who was the past President[5] of the scholarly Society for Biblical Studies in India, a Learned society, incorporating Biblical Scholars of the Protestant, Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Charismatic traditions.

Writings

  • The Divine Sonship of Christians in the Johannine Writings[2]
  • Studies in the Gospel of John[6]
  • Biblical prayer experience[7]
  • Church: Communion of Individual Churches - Biblico-Theological Perspectives on the Communion Ecclesiology of Vatican II[8]
  • Biblical Theology of Evangelization[9]
  • Biblical Theology of the Individual Churches[10]
  • Biblico-Theological Foundations of Ecclesial Identity[11]
  • Ecclesial Communion: A Biblical Perspective[12]
  • Evangelization in the Johannine Writings[13]
  • The Christian Community as a Bearer of the Good News[14]
  • The Pauline Doctrine of Christian Sonship[15]
  • Understanding of Evangelization in the context of present day India[16]

Studies

Matthew Vellanickal pursued doctoral studies in the discipline of New Testament at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome under the Belgian New Testament Exegete Ignatius de la Potterie and was awarded the doctoral degree in 1970[2] based on his dissertation The Divine Sonship of Christians in the Johannine Writings[2].

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Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Joseph Pathrapankal, CMI
President</br>Society for Biblical Studies in India
1977 - 1979
Succeeded by
K. David
Honorary titles
Preceded by
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Member, Pontifical Biblical Commission
1978 - 1984[1]
Succeeded by
-
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
-
Member,
Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Succeeded by
-
Preceded by
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President[17]</br>Paurastya Vidyapitham (Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies), Kottayam
1982[18] - 1994[19]
Succeeded by
-
Academic offices
Preceded by
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Professor of New Testament</br>

St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Kottayam

Succeeded by
-

References

Notes
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Biblical Archaeology Society, Who's who in biblical studies and archaeology, 1993. p. 309. [1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Matthew Vellanickal, The Divine Sonship of Christians in the Johannine Writings, Volume 72 of Analecta Biblica - Investigationes scientificae in Res Biblicas, Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Roma, 1977. [2]
  3. Ravi Bhushan, Reference India: Biographical notes about men & women of achievement of today & tomorrow, Volume 3, Rifacimento International, 2005. p.72. [3]
  4. Fr. Max Gonsalves (Ed.), Society for Biblical Studies in India Directory 1998.
  5. Cf. Society for Biblical Studies in India
  6. Matthew Vellanickal, Studies in the Gospel of John, Asian Trading Corporation, Bengaluru, 1982. [4]
  7. Matthew Vellanickal, Biblical prayer experience, St.Paul Publications, Mumbai, 1986. [5]
  8. Matthew Vellanickal, Church: Communion of Individual Churches - Biblico-Theological Perspectives on the Communion Ecclesiology of Vatican II, St. Paul's Publications, Mumbai, 2009.
  9. Matthew Vellanickal, Biblical Theology of Evangelization in Evangelization, Dialogue and Development, documenta Missionalia 5, Rome, 1972.
  10. Matthew Vellanickal, Biblical Theology of the Individual Churches in Christian Orient 1, Kottayam, 1980.
  11. Matthew Vellanickal, Biblico-Theological Foundations of Ecclesial Identity in T. Vellilamthadam (Edited), Ecclesial Identity of the St. Thomas Christians, Kottayam, 1985.
  12. Matthew Vellanickal, Ecclesial Communion: A Biblical Perspective in Bible Bhashyam 12, Kottayam, 1996.
  13. Matthew Vellanickal, Evangelization in the Johannine Writings in Good News and Witness, Bengaluru, 1973.
  14. Matthew Vellanickal, The Christian Community as a Bearer of the Good News, in VDJR 45, Kottayam, 1979.
  15. Matthew Vellanickal, The Pauline Doctrine of Christian Sonship, Bible Bhashyam 5, Kottayam, 1979.
  16. Matthew Vellanickal, Understanding of Evangelization in the context of present day India, Kolkata, 1974.
  17. Görres-Gesellschaft, Oriens Christianus, Volume 67, O. Harrassowitz., 1983. p.191. [6]
  18. Xavier Koodapuzha, Oriental churches: an introduction, Issue 180 of Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, Kottayam, 1996. pp. 4 & 52. [7]
  19. Jose Poovannikunnel, The role of the priest in the celebration of the Holy Qurbana in Issue 187 of Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, Kottayam, 1996. p. 8 & 9.[8]
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