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Fr. Dr. T. I. Varghese

 FR. DR. T. I. VARGHESE

Fr. Dr. T. I. Varghese has been lecturer at the Orthodox Theological Seminary since 1977. Having completed an undergraduate degree from the Mysore university, he did his theological education (Graduate in Sacred Theology and Bachelor in Divinity) from the Orthodox Theological Seminary Kottayam. He earned his Masters in Theology and Doctorate of Theology under the Senate of Serampore.

His areas of teaching revolve around the history of Christianity with particular focus on early and eastern Christianity as well as Christianity in India. He also instructs and is the thesis supervisor for masters and doctorate level students under the FFRRC (Senate of Serampore).

Fr. T. I. Varghese has published the following books:

  • Malankara Antyokyan Bendham 19-aam Aandinde Srishtti. 1997, 1999
  • Catholica Simhaasana Charithram (OSSAE Text Book Grade 10) 1996, 2005.

Popular Articles published by him are:

·         Malankara Antyokya Bendham (Sabha Vijnanakosham), 1993

·         Life and Ministry of the Church of the Thomas Christians during the Pre- Portuguese Period. (Orthodox Catholic Dialogue), 2001.

·         The Impact of the Arrival of the Portuguese on the Malankara Church. (Orthodox Catholic Dialogue), 2001.

·         Coonan Cross Oath 1653: Reflections on the Point of View of the Orthodox Syrian Church. (Orthodox Catholic Dialogue), 2001.

·         The Orthodox Church of India (www.mosc.in)

·         Malankara Orthodox Sabhayiledhu Catholicate’o Maphrianate’o? Malankara Sabha Bharanaghadana Endhu Parrayunnu? (Catholica Enna Vaazhthi Njaayam by Kurian Thomas, 2012 and Malankara Sabha Magazine, Oct 2012.

·         Malankarayude Valiya Saubhaagyam (Malankara Sabha Deepam, Dec 1-15, 1998 and Vaideekarude Vaideekan by Mathew Vaidyan ed. E. G. Varghese), 2011

·         Malankara Charitram vividha nilapadukal(Malankara sabha Deepam),   Nov 1 1994, onwards.

·         The connection of the Malankara church with Antioch during the last 175 years (An article in OTS) 1990, Pg no 21977.

·         Antiochya Malankara sabha bhendam(Malankara Sabha Deepam),April 16 2000.

·         Aranu Mar Gregoriosum, Mar Dionysiousum?(Malankara sabha deepam), May 1 2000.

·         Keralathilae Episcopal Sabhakal(A book review) (Malankara sabha deepam) sept 16,2003.

·         Malankara Sabha Charithra Sambhavagaludae Punarvayana Athyandipaeshikam(Malankara Sabha Deepam)June 16,2004.

·         Roman Catholica Sabhayae 21am Nuttandindae Velluvelikalae Abhimukikarikyuvan Suasjamakiya John Paul II Marpappa.(Malankara sabha Deepam) April 16,2005.

·         1653-lae Coonan Kurishu satyam: Malankara Orthodox Suriyani Sabhayudae Bhagathuninulla Prathipathangal (Purohithan Vol XVIII), Nov 1 2000.

·         Ecumenical Prasthanum 1948 vare, (Purohithan vol XI Nov. 2).

·         1054-lae Shishma (Purohithan vol XIII, Nov. 3).

·         Codathi Vidhikalil Malankara Charithram Apakadakaram (Malankara Sabha Deepam) May 15, 1999.

·         Malankara Sabhayile Catholicamar Oru Chayam Pushiya Charithram(Malankara Sabha Deepam) Sept 1,1999.

·         Malankara Sabhayude Punar Bendham( Malankar Sabha Deepam)      Oct 16 1996.

·         Vikalamakapetta Malankara Sabha Charithram(Malankara Deepam)May 16 1996.

·         Malankarayile Catholicate: Chilapunar Chinthakal(Malankara Sabha Deepam) jan 1 1996.