Eleazar S. Fernandez


Ordained minister in the united church of christ in the philippines. President, union theological seminary of the philippines. Appointed 1993.


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
(since 2000)

  • “Multiple Locations-Belongings and Power Differentials.” Multiple Locations–Belongings and Power Differentials: Lenses for a Liberating Biblical Hermeneutics. Eds. Francisco Lozada Jr. and Greg Carey. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013.“(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.


Publications Books

  • Teaching for a Culturally Diverse and Racially Just World – Wipf and Stock, 2014



  • New Overtures: Asian North American Theology in the 21st Century – Essays in Honor of Fumitaka Matsuoka
    Sopher Press, 2012
  • Burning Center, Porous Borders: The Church in a Globalized World
    Wipf and Stock, 2011
  • Reimagining the Human: Theological Anthropology in Response to Systemic Evil
    St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2004