A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Sunday, February 25, 2018
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Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Systematic and Migration Theology

Contact Information

St. Vincent's School of Theology
221 Tandang Sora Avenue
P.O. Box 1179
1151 Quezon City
Tel. (+63 02) 939-4361; 930-9392

Ecclesiology and Ministries in Migration Context
Areas of Interest

Intercultural Ecclesiology and Christology, Theology of Migration Studies, Theology and Spirituality at the Margins and of Everyday Life

Emmanuel Serafica de Guzman, Ph.D., is a married theologian from the Philippines. He is co-founder, past president, and chair of the Board of Trustees of Damdaming Katoliko sa Teolohiya (DaKaTeo), the Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines. His recent published works include the following: Intercultural Church: Bridge of Solidarity in the Migration Context, coauthored with Agnes M. Brazal (Borderless Press, 2015); “Transparochial Communities: Force of Renewal or Blocks to the Church of the Poor,” in The Second Plenary Council of the Philippines: Quo Vadis? (Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2016); and “Seeing Beyond the Religious and Social Divide: The Intercultural Church in the Migrant Context,” coauthored with Agnes M. Brazal, in Where We Dwell in Common: The Quest for Dialogue in the Twenty-First Century (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
During the 2015-2016 academic year, he was an international visiting research scholar at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, in Berkeley, California. His research interests include intercultural ecclesiology and Christology, the theology of migration studies, and theology and spirituality at the margins and of everyday life. He obtained his doctoral degree in dogmatic theology from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) in 1995.