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John Karuvelil

Institution Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth: Pontifical Athanaeum of Philosophy and Religion
Position Professor
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Recent Publications
  • Karuvelil, John. “Institutionalizing Ill-Health: Corruption and Health Care in India.” Asian Horizons 6, no.1 (March 2012): 70-86.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Dignity of Women and Elective Abortions in India: An Ethical Reflection.” In Moral Theology in India Today: The DVK National Workshop on Moral Theology, ed. Shaji George Kochuthara, 589-626. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013.
  • Karuvelil, John. “The Case for Genetic Medicines in India.” Asian Horizons 7, No. 4 (December 2013): 735-753.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Stem Cell Therapies in India.” Asian Horizons 7, No. 4, (December 2013): 754-770.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Justice and Common Good in Public Health: A Contextual Reflection for India.” In New Horizons in Christian Ethics: Reflections from India, ed. Scaria Kanniyakonil, 431-450. Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2014.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Participation is the Path to Sustainable Development: Developmental Projects and Involuntary Displacement in India.” In Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction (Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church series (Vol.3), eds. Andrea Vicini, S.J and Christiana Z. Peppard, 27-30. Maryknoll (NY): Orbis Press, 2015.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Modernity and the Catholic Church.” Jnana Deepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies 17, No 2 (July 2014), 24-29.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Modernity and Moral Theology.” Jnana Deepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies 17, No 2 (July 2014), 124-152.
  • Karuvelil, John, SJ, “Promotion of Gender Justice and Seminary Formation: A Contextual Reflection from Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune,” In Gender Justice in the Church and Society, ed. Shaji George Kochuthara, CMI, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016, 315-329.
  • Karuvelil, John. “Structural Legitimization of Dehumanization in India.” In Doing Asian Theological Ethics: In a Cross-Cultural and an Interreligious Context, eds. Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan, James F. Keenan and Shaji George Kochuthara, 124-139. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
  • Karuvelil, John. "Greening the Earth for Health." In Sparsh: Down to Earth Experiences with Mother Earth, eds. Rappai Poothokkaren and Lancelot D'Cruz, 203-206, Chennai, New Leader Publications, 2020.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Catholic Religious priest of the Society of Jesus (SJ).
  • Professor of Moral Theology, Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune.
  • Coordinator of Licentiate Program in Moral Theology.