Mathew Illathuparampil

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Kerala, Kerala India

Pontifical Institute of Theology and Philosophy, Alwaye


Academic Position:
Professor of Christian Ethics

Prior Education Background:
Baccalaureate degree in Philosophy: University of Kerala (1987) Baccalaureate degree in Theology: Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, Kottayam, Kerala (1993) Licentiate in Christian Ethics: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (1998) Doctorate in Christian Ethics: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2002) PhD dissertation is entitled The Meaning of Making: The Role of Moral Imagination in Dealing with Ethical Ambiguities of Technology

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Recent Publications:
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (Tiruvalla: Macfast Publications, 2013). Indian Ethos and Management Values (Tiruvalla: Macfast Publications, 2011). Technology and Ethical Ambiguity (New Delhi: Global Vision Publ., 2009). The Contemporary Theologians: Context and Contributions, chief ed. (Bangalore: ATC, 2006). Business Ethics (Tiruvalla: Macfast Publications, 2005). “Beauty Weds Goodness: Shared Space between Aesthetics and Ethics,” Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture 6/1 (2013) 94-108. “Imagination in Moral Reasoning,” Moral Theology in India Today, ed., Shaji George Kochuthara, ed. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Pub., 2013) 170-191. “Body in Theology,” Jeevadhara XLII/252 (2012) 405-419. “Status and Operation of Business Ethics in the Indian Ethos,” in Thomas Srampickal, ed., The Corporate World: Governance, Ethical Issues and Pastoral Challenges (Trichur: Marymatha Pub., 2012) 112-130. “Ethics of Doing Theology,” Andrews Mekkattukunnel, chief ed., Mar Thoma Margam: The Ecclesial Heritage of the St Thomas Christians (Vadavathoor: OIRSI, 2012) 720-727. “Alternative Concerns in Doing Theology,” Jeevadhara XLI/246 (2011) 449-465.

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Associate Dean, Faculty of Theology, Pontifical Institute of Theology & Philosophy, Alwaye (2009-2012) Dean, Faculty of Theology, Pontifical Institute of Theology & Philosophy, Alwaye (2012-to the present) Visting professor at Mar Athanasios College For Advanced Studies, Tiruvalla, Kerala (2005- to the present) St. Mary’s Malankara Major Seminary, Trivandrum, Kerala (2013-)

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental moral theology
  • Social ethics
  • Sexual ethics
  • Business ethics
  • History of theological ethics
  • Environmental ethics

Past Events:

  • Bangalore 2012
  • Trent 2010

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