Dr. Jacob Kavunkal


Jacob Kavunkal S.V.D., M.A., L.Ph., L.Mis., D.Mis.

JKavunkalsvdJacob Kavunkal, a member of the Society of the Divine Word, holds Licentiate and Doctorate in Missiology from the Gregorian University, Rome and has published extensively on missiological topics.

At present Jacob teaches in the Yara Theological Union, Melbourne after having a successful teaching career at the Pontifical Athenaum, Pune. He has travelled widely and has taught at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Divine Word Theological Faculty, Philippines, and in Sri Lanka.
He initiated the project of publishing the Concise Encyclopaedia of Indian Christianity that came out in June 2014. He is also the founder of the Fellowship of Indian Missiologists.

His books include
Vatican II: A Gift and a Task , (Mumbai: St Pauls, 2006).
Anthropophanay Mission as Making a New Humanity (Delhi: ISPCK, 2008).


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