Fr. Jerry Kurian is a priest of the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church and an alumnus of UTC. He joined the United Theological College, Bangalore as lecturer in the Department of Communication in May, 2011.
Jerry Kurian taught at the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary (MSOTS) for a period of five years before joining for his research. He has many years of pastoral experience as well. He functions as the Chairperson of the Department of Communication.
His research interests include new media, the internet, public speaking, drama, film analysis, communication and mission, alternative media, alternative journalism, traditional media, social networking, blogs, communication and women's liberation and communication and climate change.
Fr. Jerry is serving as priest in the St. Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, K.R. Puram, Bangalore. He believes his calling is to teach and pastor towards an inclusive society where everyone will be a part of our spiritual expression and everyone will benefit from the liberative gospel of Jesus Christ. He believes Orthodox Christianity has many things to offer in the diverse ecumenical and religious environment of India. He affirms that proper Communication can lead to a just society.
He worked on the design and implementation of the college web site and is presently maintaining the web site @ http://utc.edu.in/ He also designed and is maintaining and updating the college blog @ http://www.utcbangalore.blogspot.in/
Publications and presentations
Main speaker for the Marthoma Church Regional Youth Conference, Delhi on November 10-13, 2015.
Produced and acted in the College play "The Nation of refugees" on December 3, 2015 in UTC.
Doing research, writing and editing for the college blog www.utcbangalore.blogspot.in
Webmaster, researcher and updater of the new UTC college website www.utc.edu.in
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