CANCERAN, fr. Delfo, O.P.

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Sacred TheologyKatholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium, 2004
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium, 2004
  • Licentiate in Sacred Theology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium, 2000
  • M.A. in TheologyKatholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium, 1999
  • M.A. in Philosophy, University of the Philippines, Quezon City – Philippines, 2003
  • Bachelor in Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Quezon City – Philippines, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, St. Louis College, Tuguegarao – Cagayan, Philippines, 1986

Research Interests

  • Theodicy
  • Ethics

Professional Activities

  • Instructor, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology
  • Vice-President for Religious Affairs, Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Abucay, Bataan, Philippines
  • Professor, Philippine Dominican Center for Institutional Studies – Quezon City, Philippines
  • Associate Professor, De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines
  • Provincial Promoter – Justice, Peace, and Care of Creation, Dominican Province of the Philippines

Selected Publications

  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Epigenetics: The Interaction between Environment and Gene,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 23 (2015): 14-29.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “Theologizing on the Arts: The Photo of the Child and Vulture,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 50, no. 151 (September-December 2015): 543-554.
  • Canceran, Delfo. Images of God: Provocations of the Others. Manila: UST Publishing House, 2012.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “Webwar: Wikileaks and the Ethics of Information,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 47, no. 140 (Special Issue 2012): 505-507.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “The Gaping Split of the Subject in Politics and Tradition,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 47, no. 142 (September-December 2012): 863-882.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Preliminary Evaluation of the PCP-II Ecclesiolog,” Justitia, vol. 16 (2011): 1-18.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “The Secularization Thesis and Its Discontent,” Justitia, vol. 15 (2010): 9-14.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “I am a Woman: Identity in Theological Discourse,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 18 (2010): 5-25.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “The Quest for the Self: Taylor and Rorty,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 44, no. 130 (January-April 2009): 89-116.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “The Quest for Identity: Giddens and Bauman,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 17 (2009): 29-48.
  • Canceran, Delfo, OP. “The Quest for the Self,” in Philippiniana Sacra, vol. XLIV, no. 130 (January – April 2009), pp. 89-116.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “The Advent for the Cosmic Christ,” Justitia, vol. 14 (2009): 61-71.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Feminist Question on the Right of Women,” Justitia, vol. 13 (2008): 16-27.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “Mimetic Desire: Linking Violence with Sacrifice,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 43, no. 127 (January-April 2008): 139-162.
  • Canceran, Delfo, OP. “Representing the Other: Limit of Inter-religious Dialogue,” Justitia, vol. 12 (2007): 45-50.
  • Canceran, Delfo, OP. “Irony of Inessential Woman,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 15 (2007): 39-86.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “A Feminist Epistemology of Science,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 42, no. 125 (May-August 2007): 355-380.
  • Canceran, Delfo, OP. “Angara Diary: A Documentary Analysis,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 14 (2006): 136-170.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “Foucault’s Concern for the Care of the Self,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 41, no. 121 (January-April 2006): 171-192.
  • Canceran, Delfo O.P. “Beyond Bipolarity: Doing Theology of Difference,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 41, no. 122 (May-August 2006): 333-352.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “The Triadic Paradigm of Conversation,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 13 (2005): 125-140.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Foucault’s Critique of the Confession,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 40, no. 119 (May-August 2005): 429-447.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Ethics of the First Commandment,” Colloquia Manilana, vol. 11 (2003): 151-181.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Towards a Radicalization of Social Consciousness,” Justitia, vol. 5 (1998): 16-50.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “The Untrodden Path of Jesus,” Justitia, vol. 4 (1997): 81
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Doing Local Theology in the Philippine Context,” Justitia, vol. 3 (1996): 15-29.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “A New Age of Global Conquest,” Justitia, vol. 2 (1995): 41-63.
  • Canceran, Delfo, O.P. “Re-reading St. Thomas’ Concept of Justice,” Justitia, vol. 1 (1994): 36-52.