A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology
SR. BERNARDITA DIANZON, F.S.P., S.T.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biblical Theology
2650 F.B. Harrison Street, 1300 Pasay City
Tel. (+63 02) 8316864; 8319048
Letters of St. Paul
Areas of Interest
New Testament, especially Pauline letters, theology, and spirituality
Master of Arts in Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Bachelor in Sacred Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Licentiate in Sacred Scriptures, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Doctorate in Sacred Theology, Loyola School of Theology, Quezon City
Current Professional Activities
Sr. Bernie currently teaches the Letters of St. Paul and Biblical Greek at the Loyola School of Theology, Divine Word School of Theology in Tagaytay City, and Don Bosco Center of Studies in Parañaque City, Philippines. She has conducted seminars on the Letters of St. Paul in Sydney (Australia), Manado (Indonesia), Nairobi (Kenya), Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa, Sabah and Selangor (Malaysia).
Research and Publications
Glimpses of Paul and His Message (Pasay: Paulines Publishing House, 2008).
Pauline Quest (Pasay: Paulines Publishing House, 2008).
Fact Versus Fiction In the Da Vinci Code (Pasay: Paulines Publishing House, 2006).
B. Journal Articles
“Reaction Paper to Pablo David’s ‘The Roots of Collective Messianism in Deutero-Isaiah and Daniel’” in Charism, Leadership and Community: Proceedings of the Annual Convention (Tagaytay: Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines, 2001), 56-61.
“Polemic Against the Law in Galatians” in Ethical Dimensions in the Teaching of Jesus and Paul: Proceedings of the Annual Convention (Tagaytay: Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines, 2004), 117-30.
“‘In Christ’: Incorporation of the Marginalized Gentiles into the Covenant Community” in Biblical Responses to the Poor and Marginalized: of the Annual Convention (Tagaytay: Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines, 2006), 1-21.
"Prov 31:10-31: A Laudatio Funebris?" Landas 17:1(2003), 51-69.
“St. Paul and the Groaning of Creation,” MST Review 10:1(2008), 81-97.
“The Groaning of Creation,” Vinculum 27:1(2009), 1-15.
Salaysay ng Paglikha: Isang Pamamaraan ng Pagsasalin ng Teksto Kritiko, Unpublished Masteral Thesis, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City 1993.
Redefinition of the Abrahamic Covenant in Galatians 3, Unpublished Licentiate Thesis Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, 2000.
Corporate Christ: An Exegetical-Theological Study of Paul’s Language of Incorporation, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, 2006.