Manuel Victor Sapitula
Manuel Victor Sapitula is currently Associate Professor of Sociology, University of the Philippines-Diliman. He recevied his Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore. His interests include sociology/anthropology of religion, qualitative research and Christianity in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. His current research project is about Marian piety and popular religion in the Philippines.
Current Research Projects and Interests: Buddhism in the Philippines, Interreligious conviviality, Religious literacy
Sapitula, Manuel Victor J. (2016). "Buddhist Meditation and Emerging Pluralism in the Philippines: Toward Sketching a Preliminary Trajectory." In Withaya Sucharithanarugse (ed.), Interpretative Studies on Southeast Asian Culture. Bangkok: Institute of Thai Studies –Chulalongkorn University, 135-157.
Sapitula, Manuel Victor J. & Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano. (2016). "My Letter to Heaven via E-mail: Translocal Piety and Mediated Selves in Urban Marian Piety in the Philippines." In Sun Sun Lim & Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano (eds.), Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture: Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts. New York & Oxford: Routledge, 33-51.
Sapitula, Manuel Victor J. (2013). Ang Pagiging Deboto Bilang Pakikipagkapwa: Isang Panimulang Pagsusuri sa mga Liham Pasasalamat sa mga Deboto ng Ina ng Laging Saklolo sa Baclaran. Daluyan: Journal ng Wikang Filipino 19(2). Agosto: 111-132.