Rev. Wilfried Banaba, S.J.

Rev. Wilfried Banaba

Contact Information:
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology
Roepe Lab

Science and Technology, Bioethics, Metaphysics, Ignatian Spirituality, Faith issues and Music.

Interesting Facts:
Fr. Wilfried was miraculously healed from a strange disease when he was 10 years old and he immediately believed and understood the sign of God for his future life and vocation.

Favorite Books:
The Holy Bible: Old and New Testaments.
Karl Rahner: Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity (1978, 1987)
Martin Heidegger: Zein und Zeit (Être et le Temps, 1964)
Emmanuel Levinas: Totalité et Infini : Essai sur l’extériorité (1968) ; L’humanisme de l’Autre homme (1973) ; Autrement qu’être ou au-delà de l’essence (1974).
Emmanuel Kant: The Critique of pure Reason (1781) ; The Critique of Practical Reason (1788) ; Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone (1793) ; Metaphysics of Morals (1797):

Favorite quote:
« Heureux les Coeurs purs, car ils verront Dieu » (Mt 5, 8)
 “Blessed the pure in Heart for they will see God” (Mt 5:8).