UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

JAVIER, Fr. Edgar G., S.V.D., D.Miss.

Academic Degrees

Doctorate in Missiology, 1985 
Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, Roma, Italia

Licentiate in Missiology, 1982
Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, Roma, Italia

Bachelor in Sacred Theology, 1976
Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City, Philippines

Bachelor in Philosophy, 1970
Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City, Philippines

Title of the Dissertation

The Mangyans of Mindoro, Philippines: Progress through Christian Community Building

Published Work

Book Publications

The Mangyans of Mindoro, Philippines: Progress through Christian Community Building (Manila: Logos, 1983).

Justice, Peace, and Human Development in the Pacific (Pago Pago, American Samoa: Fatuoaiga, 1991).

Dialogue: Our Mission Today (Quezon City: Claretian Publications, 2006).

Research Techniques and Thesis Writing: A Practical Guide (Quezon City: Claretians Publications, 2007).

 

Recently Published Articles

“Wider Ecumenism: The Quest  for  Reconciled Diversity.” Missio Inter Gentes, vol. 2, no. 2 (July 2016): 91-106.

“Religion, Dialogue, and Spirituality Nostra Aetate (in Our Time).”.” Missio Inter Gentes  vol. 2, no. 1 (January 2016): 81-102.

“Religious Pluriformity in God’s Global Community.” Missio Inter Gentes, vol. 1, no. 1 (January 2015): 3-25

Missio Ad Gentes and the Local Church: Theological-Missiological Framework.” Missio Inter Gentes (July 2015): 81-102

“Religious Pluriformity in God’s Global Community.” Missio Inter Gentes, 1, no. 1 (January 2015): 3-25

Missio Ad Gentes and the Local Church: Theological-Missiological Framework.” Missio Inter Gentes (July 2015): 81-102

“The Laity in the New Areopaguses of Mission: A Missiological Exploration.” Religious Life Asia 16, no. 2 (April-June 2014): 57-65

“The Wisdom of Indigenous People and Missiological Paradigm Shift: A Missioner’s Reflection.” Religious Life Asia 16, no. 3 (July-September 2014):67-73

“Back to the Archaic: The Return of Indigenous Wisdom.” Religious Life Asia 15, no. 2 (April-June, 2013): 1-16

“Mary and the ‘Other’: Mary as Model for the New Evangelization in Contemporary Times.” Religious Life Asia 15, no. 3 (July-September 2013): 15-30.

“Mission in the Pacific: Conversation with Ecclesia in Oceania in View of the New Evangelization.” Religious Life Asia 14, no. 2 (April-June 2012): 108-12. 

“Spirituality for Mission Nostra Aetate (In Our Time): Challenges and Prospects.” Religious Life Asia 14, no. 3 (July September 2012): 35-49

“Crossing Religious Boundaries for Interreligious Exchange.” Quaerens 7, no. 1 (July 2012): 59-66

“Philippines, My Philippines.” Religious Life Asia, 14, no. 3 (July-September 2012): 61-72

“Mission in a World that is Global, Diverse, and Plural.” DIWA 36, nos. 1-2 (May-November 2011): 121-145

“The Missionary amidst Different Cultures and Religious Traditions: Re-imaging Missionary Identity in Contemporary Times.” Religious Life Asia (July-September 2011): 42-56.

“Reading the Stars, Reciting the Genealogies, and Observing the Taboos: Lessons for Mission from the Pacific Cultures.” Religious Life Asia 12, no. 3 (July-September 2010): 1-8

Re-visioning Mission in Contemporary Times: Orientations and Challenges.” The ICST Journal 12 (2010): 16-34

“The Earth is Sacred.” Religious Life Asia 12, no. 4 (October-December 2010): 1-9

“Interculturality: Its Challenge and Promise.” The ICST Journal 11 92009): 37-47

“Proclaiming the Word of God: New Voices on the Horizon.” Religious Life Asia 11, no. 2 (April-June 2009): 1-13

God’s Dream for Humanity and Creation: One Earth – One People.” Religious Life Asia 10, no. 1 (January-March 2008): 5-24

“The Great Religions in Asia and Advocacy for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation.” Religious Life Asia 10, no. 3 (July-September 2008): 1-15.

“Advocacy for Justice and Dialogue with Buddhism.” Philippiniana Sacra 43, no. 127 (January-April 2008): 92-112. 

“Vocation for the Mission: Reminiscing the First Lessons in Samoa.” The ICST Journal 10 (2008): 18-24

Memory, Presence and Prophecy: The Historical Version of the Story of Jesus.” Religious Life Asia 9, no. 3 (July-September 2007): 20-27

“Vocation for the Mission: Reminiscing the First Lessons in Samoa.” Religious Life Asia 9, no. 4 (October-December 2007); 111-119. 

“Interreligious Dialogue: Historical Constants and Challenges in Asia.” Philippiniana Sacra 42, no. 125 (May-August 2007): 229-248

“Mission in a Cross-Cultural Situation.” SEDOS Bulletin 39, nos. 7/8 (July-August 2007).

“Rediscovering Definitions: Chuukese Epistemologies and Globalization.” Religious Life Asia 8, no. 3 (July-September 2006): 58-70

“Passion for Cultures and Dialogue: The New Force of Evangelization in Oceania.” Religious Life Asia 7, no. 1 (January-March 2005): 90-103

“The Eucharist as Sacrament of Mission.” Religious Life Asia 7, no. 2 (April-June 2005); 108-121

“Mission in a Cross-Cultural Setting.” Religious Life Asia 7, no. 4 (October-December 2005): 26-43

“Some Thoughts on Formation for Dialogue with Culture: The Pacific – A Case Study.” Religious Life Asia 6, no. 3 (July- September 2004):56-67.

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

  • Director and Professor, Divine Word Institute of Mission Studies, Tagaytay City, Philippines
  • Visiting Professor, SVD School of Theology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (2016)
  • Visiting Professor, University of St. Joseph. Macau, China (since 2009))
  • Visiting Professor, Saint Alphonsus Theologate, Davao City, Philippines (2009-2010)
  • Visiting Professor, Divine Word School of Theology, Tagaytay City, Philippines (since 2008)
  • Visiting Professor, Recoletos School of Theology, Quezon City, Philippines (since 2008)
  • Guest Professor, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines (2004 to present)
  • Visiting Professor, Immaculate Conception School of Theology, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines (2002-present)
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Consecrated Life in Asia, Quezon City (2001-present)
  • Professor, Pacific Regional Seminary, Suva, Fiji Islands (1994-2000)
  • Visiting professor, Yarra Theological Union, Box Hill, Melbourne, Australia (1986 & 1999)
  • Director and Dean fo Studies, Holy Family (Fatuoaiga) Pastoral and Cultural Center, Pago Pago, American Samoa
  • Professor, Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City, Philippines (1983-1984)

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences

  • 6th Plenary Assembly and International Conference, International Association of Catholic Missiologists, Pattaya, Thailand, July 10-15, 2017
  • Asia Pacific Mission Researchers (ASPAMIR) Conference, Divine Word Institute of Mission Studies, Tagaytay City, Philippines, April 25-29, 2017
  • Center for Asia Peace Solidarity  Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 6, 2015
  • National Mission Conference, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Mission, Divine Word Institute of Mission Studies/ Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City, Philippines , May 18-21, 2015. 
  • FABC Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs (OEIA), Redemptorist Center, Pattaya, Thailand, Nov. 17-19, 2015. 
  • Meeting of the 5th International Conference and Assembly, International Association of Catholic Missiologists, Nairobi, Kenya, July 15-21, 2013

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