Scaria Kanniyakonil

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Kottayam, Kerala India

Institution:
Paurstya Vidyapitham, Vadavathoor-686010, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Position:
Faculty/Administrator

Academic Position:
Lecturer in Moral Theology

Prior Education Background:
Bachelor of Philosophy (1985-1988) from Kerala University, India; Bachelor of Theology (1989- 1992) from the Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, Kottayam, India; Master of Theology (1996-1998) from the KU Leuven, Belgium; PhD (2002) from the KU Leuven, Belgium: Name of the dissertation - A Moral Theological and Bioethical Appraisal of Living Organ Donation and Transplantation.

Email Address:
skanniyakonil@gmail.com

Recent Publications:
Books: Scaria Kanniyakonil (ed.), Ethical Perspectives of the Eastern Churches (Changnacherry: HIRS, 2004); Scaria Kanniyakonil (ed.)., Bioethical Issues and the Family (Thuruthy: Cana Publications, 2005); Scaria Kanniyakonil, Living Organ Donation and Transplantation (Kottayam: ORSI, 2005); Scaria Kanniyakonil, The Fundamentals of Bioethics: Legal Perspectives and Ethical Approaches (Kottayam: ORSI, 2007); Scaria Kanniyakonil, Wait For God’s Call: Catholic Perspective on Euthanasia (Kottayam: ORSI, 2011). Articles: Scaria Kanniyakonil, ‘Integration of law and Virtues in Indian Bioethics,” Shaji George Kochuthara, Moral Theology in India Today : DVK National Workshop on Moral Theology (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013) 627-648; Scaria Kanniyakonil, “Moral and Bioethical Challenges in the Family,” Indian Journal of Family Studies713/1 (2013) 26-37; Scaria Kanniyakoinl, “Ethical Appraisal of Genetical Research,” Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture 6/1 (2013 ) 79-93; Scaria Kanniyakonil, “A Moral Theological Appraisal of Human Life in Vatican II,” in “Revisiting Vatican II: 50 Years of Renewal,” International Seminar at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram Bangalore from 31 January to 3 February 2013. Scaria Kanniyakonil, Human Dignity and Moral Norms in Gaudium et Spes,” The Living word 119/1 (2013)15-19.

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental moral theology
  • Sexual ethics
  • Medical ethics

Past Events:

  • Bangalore 2012
  • Trent 2010

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