DANIEL FRANKLIN PILARIO
DANIEL FRANKLIN PILARIO
DANIEL FRANKLIN PILARIO

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