Professor of Constructive Theology
Ordained minister in the United Church of Christ in the Philippines
President, Union Theological Seminary of the Philippines
|Philippine Christian University
Union Theological Seminary, Philippines
Princeton Theological Seminary
Teaching and Research
- Constructive theology
- Theological voices from the Global South
- Theological anthropology
- Theology of religions
- Exposure-immersion trips
- Mission and ecumenics
- Globalization and its challenges to theology and ministry
Books Chapters, Articles and Essays
“(Home) Land, Diaspora, Identity, and the Bible in Imperial Geopolitics: What does the Asia-Pacific Region have to do with Israel-Palestine.” The Biblical Text in the Context of the Occupation: Towards a new hermeneutics of liberation. Ed. Mitri Raheb. Bethlehem, Palestine: Diyar Publisher, 2012. 119–45.
Editor. “New Overtures: Asian-North American Theology in the 21st Century.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion 3 (2011).
“Theological Theme: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30; Matthew 14:13-21.” Lectionary Homiletics xxii.4 (June-July 2011).
“Theological Perspective on Psalms 51:1-12; 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33.” Feasting on the Word. Eds. David Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor. Westminster: John Knox Press, 2012. Year B, Additional Essays.
“Global Hegemonic Power, Democracy and the Theological Praxis of the Multitude.” Wading through Many Voices: Toward a Theology of Public Conversation. Ed. Harold Recinos. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011. 53–67.
“Theological Perspective on Romans 12:9-21; 13:8-14.” Feasting on the Word: Preaching for the Common Lectionary. Eds. David Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor. Westminster: John Knox Press 2011. Year A, Volume 4.
“Theological Perspective on Romans, 12:1-8. Feasting on the Word: Preaching for the Revised Common Lectionary. Eds. David Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor. Westminster: John Knox Press, 2011. 374–78. Year A, Volume 3.
Diaz, Johnathan Blas. “Forward.” Towards a Theology of the Chamoru: Struggle and Liberation in Oceania. Quezon City, Philippines: Claretian Publications, 2010.
With Lester Edwin J. Ruiz. “What Do We Do with the Diversity That We Already Are? The Asian and Asian-North American in Accredited Graduate Theological Education.” Theological Education 45.1 (2009)
“From Babel to Pentecost: Finding a Home in the Belly of the Empire.” Semeia: The Bible in Asian America. Ed. Tat-Siong Benny Liew. Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002.
“Theology of Struggle.” Dictionary of Third World Theology. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2000.
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