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religion educator

Ruben Leodegario Flores Habito, Philippine religion educator. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1976. Member Japanese Catholic Council for Justice and Peace, Tokyo, 1978-1989. Member Sanbo Kyodan Religious Foundation, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, American Academy Religion, Association Asian Studies, Japanese Association Indian and Buddhist Studies.

Background

Habito, Ruben Leodegario Flores was born on October 2, 1947 in Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of Celestino and Faustina (Flores) Habito.

Education

Master of Arts, Tokyo University, 1975. DLittC, Tokyo University, 1978. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Sophia University, Tokyo, 1978.

Career

Lecturer Sophia University, 1978-1985, associate professor, 1985-1989. Professor Perkins School Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, since 1989. Authorized Zen teacher, 1988.

Director Maria Kannon Zen Center, Dallas.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1976.

Works

Membership

Member Japanese Catholic Council for Justice and Peace, Tokyo, 1978-1989. Member Sanbo Kyodan Religious Foundation, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, American Academy Religion, Association Asian Studies, Japanese Association Indian and Buddhist Studies.

Connections

Married Maria Dorothea Reis, April 18, 1990.

father:
Celestino Habito

mother:
Faustina (Flores) Habito

spouse:
Maria Dorothea Reis