Thursday, June 9, 2011

Verbum Domini: The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church - CBAP 12th Annual Convention

Calling all members, associates, and observers!

The 12th CBAP annual convention will be held on July 15-17, 2011 at the Betania Retreat House, Tagaytay City.

The theme of our convention will focus on Verbum Domini, the post-synodal apostolic exortation of Benedict XVI. To download the document, please click here.

Two of our members who were delegates to the Synod on the Word of God in 2009 will be our major speakers:

1. Bishop Pablo David, DD (SThD, Catholic University of Louvain) will discuss the relationship between Exegesis and Theology in the Verbum Domini;

2. Bishop Broderick Pabillo, DD (SSL, Biblicum, Rome) will elaborate the pastoral implications of the document.

Workshop presentors will include:
Mark David Walsh (from Australia) - on Christian and Jewish Reading of Bible
Fr. Cielo Almazan, OFM
Fr. Clarence Marquez, OP on the synagogue preachingi in Luke-Acts
Sr. Nicet Vargas, OSA on her new book on the introduction to the Johannine literature
Dr. Bobby Gueverra (Ateneo de Manila) on the book of the prophet Isaiah

The following resources for research and teaching will be made available on last day of the convention:

  • BibleWorks 8
  • The Old Testament (audio CD with detailed outline by Michael D. Guinan, OFM)
  • The New Testament (audio CD with detailed outline by Felix Just, SJ)
  • The Wisdom Literature of the Bible (audio CD with detailed outline by Michael D. Guinan, OFM)
  • The Lectionary: A Treasury for Liturgy and Prayer (audio CD with detailed outline by Felix Just, SJ)
  • The Ten Most Important Dates in the Old Testament (4 DVDs by Daniel L. Smith-Cristopher, PhD)
  • Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia
  • Complementary books for raffle (on the last day of the convention) courtesy of the Arnoldus Library
    • Jerome H. Neyrey, Render to God: The New Testament Understanding of the Divine
    • Kevin J. Vanhoozer (ed.), Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible
    • Walter Brueggemann, David's Truth: In Israel's Imagination and Memory (2nd edition)
    • Robert H. Stein, Mark (ECNT)
    • Roland de Vaux, Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions
    • Any other more new and/or used books!!!
There is a possibility, after the convention,  to tour around Tagaytay and its environs on a bus (depending on the number)--to Calaruega and Tagaytay Highlands.

PLEASE contact our secretariat now for further details and reservation:
Ms. Bing Kasilag 
CP: 0915-7884117

Thank you,
Fr. Randy Flores, SVD
CBAP President

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