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Rev. Prof. Revelation E. Velunta

Rev. Prof. Revelation E. Velunta is Associate Professor of New Testament and Cultural Studies at Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines, having completed studies at Union Theological Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Vanderbilt University. He is also the coordinator of the Master of Theology Program and the Union Theological Open Seminary (UTOS) at Union Theological Seminary. Revelation Velunta has taught at Vanderbilt University, Teologiska Hogskolan Stockholm, Philippine Women’s University, Philippine Christian University (Manila and Dasmarinas campuses), and Southern Christian College. His work celebrates the pedagogy of the oppressed and insists that there are other ways of reading and doing. More specifically, his Jeepney Hermeneutics (featured in the Oxford Encyclopaedia of Bible and Gender Studies) invites students of the Bible to “beat swords into ploughshares.” His latest book, “Reading the Parables of Jesus inside a Jeepney,” both in its Kindle and Printed versions are Amazon.com bestsellers. Velunta has graduate and postgraduate degrees from Vanderbilt University and Princeton Theological Seminary.