FR. DANIEL FRANKLIN PILARIO, CM, Ph.D.
Fr. Daniel Franklin Pilario, CM, Ph.D. is a member of the Congregation of Mission. He is a professor and the present Dean of the St. Vincent School of Theology of Adamson University. He is also a guest minister at the Parokya ng Ina ng Lupang Pangako in Payatas, Quezon City.
Fr. Pilario is a founding member and former president of the Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines, also known as DAKATEO or Damdaming Katoliko sa Teolohiya. His field of research covers fundamental theology, theological anthropology, inculturation, interreligious dialogue, liberation theologies and popular religions, theological method and political-social theory.
Fr. Pilario majored in Theology/Theological Studies at the University of Santo Tomas and at the Katholieke Universiteit in Louve, Belgium for his Bachelor’s and doctoral degrees, respectively.
From the Academic Foundation Leuven Fr. Pilario’s book Back to the Rough Grounds of Praxis: Exploring Theological Method which he wrote with Pierre Bourdieu received the prize as the best research written in the humanities from 2002 to 2005.
He has also published or served on the editorial boards of local and international journals like apag, Jahrbuch für kontextuelle Theologien, Questions Liturgiques, Bijdragen, Asian Christian Review, Chakana, Religious Life Asia, Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Concilium.
Fr. Pilario hails from Oslob, Cebu