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R. J. Raja[1]
Church Society of Jesus[1]
Education
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Writings See Section
Title Reverend Father Doctor
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R. J. Raja is a New Testament Scholar[2] who was the past President[3] of the scholarly Society for Biblical Studies in India, a Learned society, incorporating Biblical Scholars of the Protestant, Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Charismatic traditions.

He taught New Testament at St. Paul's Seminary in Tiruchirapalli and at Vidyajyoti College of Theology, New Delhi.

Writings

  • You are Free: Women in the New Testament[4]
  • You are Graced: Women in the Old Testament[5]
  • A Light to my Path: Introduction to the Psalms
  • Follow Me - Discipleship in the Synoptic Gospels[6]
  • "As it was in the Beginning...: Eco-Spirituality in the Book of Revelation[7]
  • The Gospels with an Indian Face[8]
  • Lord of the Universe: Lover of the Humans (Universalism in the Psalms)

Studies

R. J. Raja studied at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome and obtained a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture[5]. He was also a doctoral candidate at the Gregorian University[5], Rome and submitted his dissertation entitled Discipleship in the Gospel of Luke - a Costly Commitment[1].

Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
R. Van de Walle
President
Society for Biblical Studies in India

1990 - 1994
Succeeded by
K. V. Mathew
Honorary titles
Preceded by
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Member, Pontifical Biblical Commission
1990 - 2001
Succeeded by
-
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
-
Member,
Society of Jesus
Succeeded by
-
Educational offices
Preceded by
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Dean of Studies[1]

Vidyajyoti College of Theology, New Delhi

Succeeded by
-
Academic offices
Preceded by
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Professor of New Testament

St. Paul's Seminary[1], Tiruchirapalli
1970 -

Succeeded by
-
Preceded by
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Professor of New Testament

Vidyajyoti College of Theology[1], New Delhi

Succeeded by
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References

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Joseph Pathrapankal, Augustine Thottakara, Indian Interpretation of the Bible: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Joseph Pathrapankal, Dharmaram Publications, Bengaluru, 2000. [1]
  2. ^ Fr. Max Gonsalves (Ed.), Society for Biblical Studies in India Directory 1998.
  3. ^ Cf. Society for Biblical Studies in India
  4. ^ R. J. Raja, You are Free: Women in the New Testament, National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, Bengaluru, 1993. [2]
  5. ^ a b c R. J. Raja, You are Graced: Women in the Old Testament, National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, Bengaluru, 2004. [3]
  6. ^ R. J. Raja, Follow Me - Discipleship in the Synoptic Gospels, Vidyajyoti 56, New Delhi, 1992. pp.513-53. Cited by F. Neirynck, R. Corstjens in The Gospel of Matthew and the Sayings Source Q: A Cumulative Bibliography, 1950-1995, Volume 1 in Volume 140 of Bibliotheca Ephemeridum theologicarum Lovaniensium, Peeters Publishers, 1998. p. 728. [4]
  7. ^ R. J. Raja, "As it was in the Beginning...: Eco-Spirituality in the Book of Revelation, Vidyajyoti 55/12, New Delhi, 1991. pp. 681-697. Cited by Mary F. Foskett, Jeffrey K. Kuan (Edited), Ways of Being, Ways of Reading: Asian American Biblical Interpretation, Chalice Press, 2006. p.207. [5]
  8. ^ R. J. Raja, The Gospels with an Indian Face, Christian Literature Society, Chennai, 1996. [6]







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