Fr Francolino José Gonçalves, OP (1943 – 2017)

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Francolino José Gonçalves, op, a professor of the Old Testament at Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem passed on to eternal glory on 15 June 2017 at the age of 74 years.

His funeral will take place at the Saint-Etienne convent, Jerusalem on Saturday, June 17 at 11:30 am

He is a son of the Province of Portugal. Born on 28 March 1943 in Corujas, Macedo de Cavaleiros (Portugal). He made his first profession in the Order in 1960 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1968. He is a specialist in Biblical prophecy and prophetic literature and the Old Testament yahvisms.

Academic degrees

 1960-65 – Studium Sedes Sapientiae, Padres Dominicanos, Fátima. Studies in philosophy and theology.

 1965-67 and 1968-69 – Faculty of Theology, Dominican College of Philosophy and Theology, Ottawa (Canada): Reader in Sacred Theology (1967) and Maîtrise in Theology (1969).

 1969-75 – French Biblical and Archaeological School, Jerusalem. Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (1970-75): Full-time student (1970) and Graduate student (1971).

 1970-1971 – Pontifical Biblical Commission: Baccalauréat (1970) and Bachelor’s degree (1971) in Biblical sciences.

 1980-1985 – Orientalist Institute, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium): Bachelor (1981) and Doctorate in Eastern philology and history (1986).

 1987 – Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal): Doctorate in History of Antiquity.

Features

 Since 2013 – Professor Emeritus of the Biblical and Archaeological School.

 Member of the Scientific Council of Cadmo (Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon).

 Member of the Scientific Council of Revista Lusófona of Ciência das Religiões (Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon).

 Member of the “Consejo de Asesoramiento Internacional” of Revista Bíblica, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

 Member of the Editorial Board of Revista Dominicana de Teologia, São Paulo (Brazil).

 “Investigador integrado”, Centro de Estudos of Religiões and Culturas Cardeal Höffner, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon.

 Member of the Advisory Board of Res Antiquitatis. Journal of Ancient History “, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade dos Açores (Portugal).

 Member of the Scientific Council of Roczniki Kulturoznawcze / Annals of Cultural Studies / Annals of Cultural Studies, Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II, Lublin, Poland.

Awards

Member of the Scientific Council of Cadmo (Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon),

 Member of the Scientific Council of Revista Lusófona of Ciência das Religiões (Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon).

 Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru (09/09/2000).

 Member of Academia Portuguesa da História, elected “Académico de Mérito” the 16/07/2010.

 Price “Pedro Hispano” 2011 (Portugal).

 

(15 June 2017)