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Tony Bharath Kenneth Mathew
Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamallee, Chennai, India
Prior Educational Background
Doctorate: University of Innsbruck 2018-2021.
MTH Masters of Theology: University of Innsbruck 2017.
Mphil: Advanced Master of Philosophy, Katholiek Universiteit Leuven – Belgium, 2011-2012.
MA: Master of Philosopy, Katholiek Universiteit Leuven – Belgium 2010-2011.
MA Christian Studies, University of Madras, 2003-2004.
B. Th Bachelor of Theology, Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamalle, Chennai, India, 2004.
B. Ph Bachelor of Philosophy, Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peeth, Pune, India, 2000.
BA Eng. Literature, Loyola College, Chennai, India, 1995-1998.
Fundamental Moral Theology
War, Peace, and Peacebuilding
Journal Articles: “Religion and Transcendence in Modernity: Re-Humanizing The De-humanized world.” Sacred Heart Perspectives 3, no. 2 (Sep 2013 – Feb 2014), 60-76.
“Honor Killing: An Attempt at Reconciliation with Humanity.” Sacred Heart Perspectives 3, no. 1 (Mar 2013 – Aug 2013), 13-24.
“Freedom as Non- Domination: Assessing the Situation of Migrant Workers.” Sacred Heart Perspectives 4, no. 1 (Mar 2014 – Sep 2014), 31-47.
“Topia and Utopia: A Dialogue,” Shrine Voice 15 (March 2015 – April 2015): 11-16.
“Religion, Ethics, and Economy” – Award - Schachings prize- Linz, Austria – 2018.
“Reorienting Environmental Ethics: A Hope for Human Flourishing and Creation.” Sathyam Nilayam Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy 34 (Oct: 2018): 4-28.
“The Common Good” Review in Sathyam Nilayam Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy (2019).
“Radical Democracy: A Hope for Bleak Indian Market Society.” In Hope. Where Does Our Hope Lie? Bratislava: University of Trnava, (2020): 665-680.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
Participation in Conferences/Refresher Courses/Workshops: ACPI 2009, 2010, 2013
Conference paper on Sceince and Relgion organized by University of Madras (Feb: 2015) at Sathya Nilayam
Bratislava, Hope Conference 2019
University of Innsbruck Conference, Democracy, Religion, Morality 2021.
Lectures Delivered: St. Joseph’s College, Kovur & Pilar Niketan – Nagpur (Metaphysics Course)
Modernity and Transcendence: Assessing Charles Taylor – In Karumathur Philosophate, (October – 2013) Madurai.
Environmental Ethics and Public Policy – (Yercaud Salesians Philosophate (Novmber -2014) Yercaud.
Schachings Prize : University of Linz, Austria – 2018.
Hope – Paper Presentation in a Conference at Bratislava – 2019.
A Lecture on the Psychology of Self at Bonsecour´s college for Women Thanjavur – Feb 2021.
Religion, ethics, and democracy – A theological perspective – Conference at the University of Innsbruck 2021.