Dr. Julius-Kei Kato

JKK-Various Works


Various Research Projects

[2023] Kato, Julius-Kei. "Discerning Religion's Holistic Character and Ecumenical Capability in a Pluralistic Society: The Potential Contribution of the Integral Theory." Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Volume 58, No. 4 (2023): 524-543.

[2023] Kato, Julius-Kei. Reading the Bible in a Secular Age: The New Testament as Spiritual Ancestry. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2023. Summary of Main Points of the Book.

[2023] Kato, Julius-Kei. “‘Jesus | Christ’ OR ‘Jesus—Christ’? Robert Funk vis-à-vis Edward Schillebeeckx on the Link Between the Historical ‘Jesus’ and Faith in Him as the ‘Christ’.” Landas (Journal of Loyola School of Theology-Ateneo de Manila University), Volume 35, No. 1 (2023): 1-27.

[2022] Kato, Julius-Kei. “What Has Hybridity Got to Do with Ecology? What Christian-Buddhist Hybridity-as-a-Hermeneutical-Lens Can Suggest to the Theological Conversation on Ecology.” In Buddhist-Christian Studies, Volume 42, 2022: 105-117. University of Hawai`i Press. [Peer-reviewed Journal Article]

[2022] Kato, Julius-Kei. “Looking for God in the Complexities of Filipino Migration and Diaspora: Theology and Filipino Cultural Identities in a Globalized World.” In Catholicism in Migration and Diaspora: Cross-Border Filipino Perspectives, edited by Gemma Tulud Cruz, Chapter 1, 19-31. London: Routledge, 2022

[2022] Kato, Julius-Kei. "First Came the Jesus of History and Then Came the Christ Child.” The Fourth R: A Journal for Religious Literacy, Volume 35, No. 4 (July-August 2022): 17-18.

[2021] Kato, Julius-Kei. "Spiritual Ancestry and Reading the Bible." This is a rough draft of what I hope will be the introductory part to my book that will hopefully be published soon. Its envisioned title is: Why Read the Bible in a Secular Age: The New Testament as Spiritual Ancestry. It will be submitted to Wipf and Stock in mid-2022.

[2020] Kato, Julius-Kei. “Why Read the Bible in a Secular Age? An Unapologetic Apologia for the Importance of Biblical Studies Today.” The Fourth R: A Journal for Religious Literacy, Volume 33, No. 4 (July-August 2020): 17-20.

[2018] Spiritual but not Religious: Spirituality in a Globalized and Hybridized World. I wrote this short outline of a research topic that I've been working on these past few years for King's Cosmos 2018 (September edition), a publication that showcases the research projects of King's professors. I plan to work on this project in a more concentrated way in the near future. [2018-09]

[2014] Kato, Julius-Kei. “Hans Küng through Asian Eyes.” The Japan Mission Journal 68, no. 3 (Autumn 2014): 156-166.


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