Johny Thachuparamban, CMI, MSc, STL, STD, PhD
Scripture: New Testament
BSc and MSc (Mathematics) (Kerala India);
BTh (Bangalore, India) ; M Rel Stud, MTh, STL, STD, PhD (KU Leuven).
Areas of Research:
Matthean studies, Quelle (Q) studies (Synoptic Gospels) and Johannine Literature
Courses Currently Offered
- Introduction to New Testament and Synoptics,
- Johannine Literature
- Parables in Synoptics/Miracles in Synoptics
- Dynamic Understanding of Discipleship in Synoptics/ Luke- Acts
Thachuparamban, Jesus and the Law in the Matthean Community: A Source- and Redaction-Critical Study of Mt 5:38-48, Delhi, 2011.
i) “The Origin and Development of Messianic Thinking: Towards Building a Bridge Between Christianity and Judaism on the 40th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate”, in Vidyajyothi 69 (2005), 888-903
ii) “A Critique on the Position and Wording of the Golden Rule in Q (Q 6,31),” in Bible Bhashyam 35 (2009) 229-266.
(iii) “Jesus vs. Torah: A Redaction-Critical Study of the Antithetical Formula,” in Bible Bhashyam 35 (2009) 229-266.
(iv) “Greater Righteousness and Perfection in the Matthean Community: A Redaction-Critical Study of Mt 5:43-48.” in Bible Bhashyam (2010) 283-320.
(v) “”Church in Africa- Emergence of an Indigenous African Christianity, (forthcoming), 2017.
(i) SBL conference in Leuven, Matthean studies (2009)
(ii) SBL conference in Leuven, Book of Revelation (2015).