St. Joseph Freinademetz Communication Center, Inc.

Publications

The Program is backed up by a series of textbooks like:

 

 

Title : Communicating Church: Social Communication Documents
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : Sept. 2011
Edition : ---
Pages : 224
ISBN : 978-971-510-239-1
Description : This publication is a first attempt to collect data and information on social communication in the history of the Church beginning with the Bible as the first book on and of communication. The collection is based on the understanding of communication as (1) communication theology, and (2) social communication. These are essential part of a Masters’ and Licentiate Program on Pastoral Communication at the 400 years old Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. The book lists and outlines data and consideration on communication in Church history. It includes texts beyond the documents already presented in an earlier work of the same author.

Title : Communicating in Community, An Introduction to Social Communication
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2009
Edition : Fourth Updated Edition
Pages : 387
ISBN : 978-971-510-223-0
Description : This is the latest edition of the textbook especially written for seminary and religious communication formation. It is also published in India and has translations in Italian and Bahasa Indonesia. A Spanish translation is underway. New ideas are infused in a chapter “New media communication.” The history of communication is extended to the evolution of digitized media, satellites and Internet. Updated statistics on mass media penetration worldwide also add up to a comprehensive understanding of communication, and its influence on the Church’s essential mission. The book’s strength lies in the theology of communication expounded, and in practical explanation of human communication theories and concepts.

Title : Communicating in Ministry and Mission
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2009
Edition : 3rd Edition
Pages : 283
ISBN : 978-971-510-217-9
Description : This book is a continuation and extension of "Communicating in Community, An Introduction to Social Communication, " which was published in a third and revised edition in 2002. The part on Church and Communication (Ch. 6) is here extended and further developed into pastoral and evangelizing dimension. After handling some common needs and conditions, the new book unfolds the basic needs and directions for communicating in pastoral ministry and evangelization… This is a first attempt to develop and present some essentials in the growing field of pastoral communication and evangelization.

Title : Church and Social Communication in Asia - Documents, Analysis, Experiences
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2008
Edition : 2nd Edition, FABC-OSC Books volume 1
Pages : 232
ISBN : 978-971-510-209-4
Description : The book presents all final statements of FABC communication meetings from 1996 to 2007, including the annual meetings of Asian communication bishops (Bishops' Meet), all six BISCOMs (Bishops' Institutes for Social Communication), and special gathering of experts (Roundtables) on Communication Research, Communication and Evangelization, and Social Communication in Religious Traditions of Asia.

Title : Communicating Between Cultures, An Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 1992
Edition :
Pages : 182
ISBN : 971-510-046-5
Description : Intercultural communication means sharing of information and knowledge, of sentiments and experiences by people from different cultures. "Communicating Between Cultures" was originally published as a textbook for the Gregorian University in Rome. This revised and enlarged edition brings some of the literature and new insights up to the latest standards. The author expertly discusses Intercultural Communication, Ethnocommunication, and Non-verbal Communication among others and how these concepts apply to Church and her mission.

Title : Church & Social Communication Basic Documents
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 1997
Edition : Second Edition
Pages : 392
ISBN : 971-510-072-4
Description :

This collection of all basic Church texts on social communication is probably up till now unique and will soon advance to a “must” for everybody studying or teaching social communication. Especially helpful for a first orientation are the introductions of the editor which state the origin and importance of the different texts. – Communicatio Socialis

A vital reference work, giving ready access to official Roman Catholic thought on communication. These documents and declarations have never been gathered together in this way before, and it is valuable to have them so easily available. – World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)


Title : Church & Social Communication, Supplement 1. Basic Documents, 1998-2002
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2002
Edition :
Pages : 96
ISBN : 971-510-158-5
Description : This book contains documents on communication of the Holy Father and the Pontifical Council for Social Communication from 1998-2002, each introduced and outlined by the editor for easy reference. Sections related to communication in other important documents like the Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in Asia (1998) are also included. The booklet complements the former collection under the same title, which was published in 1997.

Title : Church & Social Communication, Basic Documents, 1936-2014
Author : Eilers, Franz-Josef, (Ed.)
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2014
Edition : 3rd
Pages : 640
ISBN : 978-971-510-257-5
Description : This collection presents all basic Church documents on social communication since 1936 and is a 'must' for research and study as well as teaching social communication. Especially helpful also are the introductions of the editor which state the origin and importance of the different texts.

Title : Social Communication in Theological Perspective: Communicatio Theology
Author : Anh Vu Ta, Eilers, Franz-Josef
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2015
Edition :
Pages : 118
ISBN : 978-971-510-260-5
Description : This publication tries to look at the whole of Christian Theology under the perspective of Social Communication. Communication is considered as a ‘theological principle’ under which the whole of Christian Theology is interpreted and proclaimed: it starts with the Christian understanding of a Trinitarian God who communicates within Himself, Father with the Son in the Holy Spirit. This communicating God then communicates with his creatures--the Israelites in the Old Testament (Revelation) and finally through Jesus Christ his Son through the Incarnation as reflected in the New Testament.

Title : Social Communication Formation in Seminaries and Schools of Theology: An Investigation
Author : Ciudadano, Virgilio F.
Publisher : Manila: Logos Publications
Publication Date : 2015
Edition :
Pages : 168
ISBN : 978-971-510-261-2
Description : The book presents a thesis from an academic Master’s program of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. The author presents first ‘general considerations and norms’ of the Roman Catholic Church for the formation of candidates for the priesthood and ministry. To be followed by his findings from seven different seminaries or schools of theology in Metro Manila about their approaches to social communication.