Publications

Hettiarachchi, S., New Evangelisation and Spirituality, Ragama, Pubudu Publications, 1992
_______, Christianity Through the Third Eye, Vimikthi Publications, 1993
_______, Father Balasuriya and his contribution to Scholarship, Tissa Balasuriya OMI, (ed) G.S. B. Senanayake and Sarath Madduma, Colombo, 1994
_______, Critique of Pope John Paul II on Buddhism, The Lankan, Journal of the Sri Lankan Association of New York, May, 1995
_______, Crossing Religious Paradigms ? Budumaga, The Buddha’s Way, Sadddhatissa International Buddhist Centre, London, April- June, 1995
_______, Crossing the Threshold of Other Religious Paradigms, Pope and Buddhism, Dialogue, Vol. XXII, 1995
_______,  & Khan, Z., Formation of the Kashmiri Ethnic Minority in Britain, Roots and Rituals, The Construction of Identities, (ed.) Dekker, T., Helsloot, J., & Wijers, C., Het Spinhuis, Amsterdam, 2000
_______, Mission Indigenous,  Movement, 105 (SCM), Spring, Birmingham, UK, 2000
_______, & Ali, L., Christian view of Mission and the Islamic Understanding of Da’wah, Christian Muslim Dialogue, A Common Thread (ed.) Hettiarachchi, S. Luton Council of Faiths, UK, July (edt.) 2002
_______ , & Khan, Z., Christian Concept of Koinonia and the Islamic Concept of Umma, Christian Muslim Dialogue, A Common Thread (ed.) Hettiarachchi,S. Luton Council of Faiths, UK, January (edt.)  2003
_______ , Postcolonial Criticism as a Cultural Tool to Reading of Holy Texts, Intertextuality of the Holy Books, (ed) Oommen, M. O. (jr.) & Karickam, A., Alexander Marthoma Centre for Dialogue, Kottarakkara, Kerala, 2004
_______, Sinhala Speaking Diaspora in Melbourne and their quest for a Cultural Spirituality, Pahana , Melbourne, April 2004
_______, Majority-minority conflicts and the European Union, Pahana, Melbourne, July 2004
_______, Sri Lankaness and the Australian Identity, Pahana,  Melbourne, August 2004
_______, The Sri Lankan Polity within Geopolitics of South Asia, Pahana,  Melbourne, October 2004
_______, Economic Immigrants and their contribution to the Economy, Pahana, Melbourne, March 2005
_______, Sinhalanees and Being Buddhist, Pahan,  Melbourne, April 2005
_______, Australian Identity and Immigrant Communities, Pahana, Melbourne, June 2005
________, Globalisation and the Clash of Civilisation,  Pahana, Melbourne,  November 2005
________, Presidential  Election, Hardcore Politics and Sri Lanka’s Future, Uthayam, Melbourne, November 2005
________ , Post presidential Elections, Two Movements Heading Towards National  Liberation?, Uthayam, Melbourne, December 2005.
________, The Political Role of Sri Lankan Bhikkhus, Pahana, Melbourne, January  2006
________,  Multiculturalism and Minorities, Uthayam,  Melbourne, April 2006
_______,  Ethno-religious Nationalism in the Face of Cultural Universalism: An Analysis of the Sri Lankan Sinhala Buddhist Claims to Order Society, Philosophical Perspectives on Globalization (ed.) Philip Cam, Rainier A. Ibana, Pham Van Duc,  APPEND, Vol 5 UNESCO, Korea, 2006
_______, Re-imagining God in Diasporic Communities: The Sinhala Community in Melbourne as a Case Study. Crossing Borders: Shaping faith, ministry and Identity in Multi cultural Australia (ed) Helen Richmond and Myong Duk Yang, UCA Assembly and NSW Board of Mission, Sydney, 2006
_______,  “Multicultural Competence of Jesus: A Cultural Hermeneutic of the Luckan Narrative”. One Word, Many Versions: A Re-reading of the Holy Books – Essays on Intertextuality, (eds) Ruwan Palapathwala and Abraham Karickam, Dr. Alexander Marthoma Centre for Dialogue  and Cosmic Community Centre, Kottarakara, Kerala, 2007
________, Tamil Tiger ‘Martyrdom’ in Sri Lanka: Faith in Suicide for Nationhood?, Politics and Religion, Vol II, Centre for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance, Belgrade, 2007
________, Turkish Muslims and Islamic Turkey: Perspectives for a new European Islamic Identity, Muslim World in Transition: Contributions of the Gulen Movement International Conference Proceedings, Leeds Metropolitan University Press, 2007
_________,Investing in the ‘Faithful Capital’ as a Means to social Change and Political Imagination (British Context with some Global Implications), Religion and Politics, Vol II No 1 Centre for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance, Belgrade, 2008
__________, Countering the Single Narrative: A Case for Ideological Rehabilitation, Terrorist Rehabilitation, Internationals Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, ICVPTR, Singapore, 2009
___________, Buddhist Thought and Practice,  A Guide to Religious Thought and Practices, (ed.) Patro, S.K., SPCK, London, 2010
__________, Community Engagement to Counter Deviant and Radical Ideologies, Rehabilitation and Deradicalisation of Militant Extremists, FATA Capacity Building Project, FATA Secretariat, Spinzer Printers, Peshawar, 2010
__________,Was Jesus a Monotheist?, Lakbima, Colombo, 2011
___________, Discovering through Death: Beliefs and Practices, Buddhism, Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire (MBCOL), Leicester, UK,  2011
___________, ‘My Text’ and ‘their texts’: Burdens, dilemmas and imaginative leaps in the world of Holy Texts, Holy Books in Differing Faiths, Kottarakkara, 2011
___________, Sufficiency and Material Development:A Post Secular Reflection in the light of Buddhist thought, European Review, Vol.20, Issue 01, 2012
___________, Who Says Who is Right  &  Wrong in a Conflict? The Victim-Perpetrator-Cycle of Conflict,   Talking of Conflict: Christian Reflections in the Context of Israel-Palestine Conflict, (ed), Clements, J., Matador, Leicester, 2012
___________,Turkish Muslims and Islamic Turkey: Perspectives for a New European Islamic Identity, European Muslims, Civility and Public Life: Perspectives on and From the Gulen Movement (ed), Weller, P. & Yilmaz, I, Continuum, London, 2012
___________, Rediscovering Doubt as a Positive Tool of InterpretationMy life and My Faith  (ed.) Ricci, M., Leicester Quaker Press, Leicester, 2012
___________, A Christian Reflection on Relations with Muslims and IslamBeyond the Dysfunctional Family: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Dialogue with one another and with Britain, (ed.) Bayfield, T., Race, A., Siddiqui, A.,  Manor House Group, 2012
___________, Faithing the Native Soil: Dilemmas and Aspirations of Post colonial Buddhists and Christians  in Sri Lanka, CSR Printers, (author Publication) Colombo, 2012
___________, The Living WORD in the Words of the Living, Holy Books and Life After Life, Karickam, A., & Palapathwala, R., Kottarakara Papers, Dr. Alexander Mar Thoma Centre for Dialogue, Kottarakara and Cosmic Community Centre, Karickam, 2013
___________, Re-strengthening CHGOM and its Future, CHOGM 2013: Facets of Opportunity for Sri Lanka (ed. Athugala, A Senadhira, S., Chandrasiri, H.), Department of Government Information, Colombo, 2013
__________,  Post-conflict Democracy, Growth with Equity; Inclusive Development, Special Report (The CHOGM 2013 Taskforce), FIRST, London, 2013
___________, India’s Reality, Dilemma and Neighbors, The Nation, Part I, II, III & VI  April – May, Colombo, 2013
___________, A Study on the Art of Coexisting, The Nation,  Colombo, June 2013
___________, Reconciliation is a Two Way Street,  The Nation,  Coombo,  August 2013
__________, Rising above Stunts, Summersaults and Acrobatics: A Foreign Policy Analysis,  The Nation, November, Colombo,  2013
__________, Colonial Mindset and Foreign Policy, The Nation,  Colombo, December 2013
_________, Global Politics Shifting Foreign Policy, The Nation,   Colombo, January 2014
_________, Global Policing and Sovereignty, The Nation, Colombo,  January 2014
_________, Sovereignty and Regionalism, The Nation, Colombo, February 2014
________, Democracy: Role of the Opposition, The Nation, Colombo,  March 2014
________, India’s Prosperity depends on Healthy Diplomatic Relations, The Nation,  Colombo, April 2014
_______, Indian Political Desires and Modi’s Mode, The Nation, Colombo, May 2014
_______, Apolitical Candidacy to Presidency: Reflection of Political Bankruptcy, The Nation, Colombo, June 2014
_______, Crossing the Diplomatic Line, The Nation,  Colombo, August 2014
_______, The Unholy Issue of a Diplomatic Tryst (Part I) , The Nation, Colombo, September  2014
________, The Tamil National Alliance’s ‘Foreignness’ (Part II), The Nation,  Colombo, October  2014
________, Narrative-Narrator Dilemma, The Nation,  Colombo, October 2014
________, De-stabilizing Politics, The Nation, Colombo, November 2014
________,  Is the Opposition a ‘Progressive Alternative’?, The Nation, Colombo, November  2014
_______, Men at Election 2015! The Nation, Colombo, December  2014
_______, Victory and Defeat: Election 2015, The Nation, Colombo, January 2015
_______, Mandated  for Change?, The Nation,  Colombo, January 2015
___________, Buddhist and Christian Reading of Eco-Spirituality as an Ethical Praxis, Holy Books and Eco-Spirituality, (ed) Karickam, A., Dr. Alexander Marthoma Centre for Dialogue  and Cosmic Community Centre, Kottarakara, Kerala, 2015
_________, Diyawanna’s Un-Mandated PM, The Nation, Colombo, February 2015
_________, Promise Not What Cannot be Delivered, The Nation, Colombo, March  2015
_________, North and South Trust Deficit, The Nation, Colombo, March 2015
________, Majority-minority Wedlock or Deadlock?, The Nation, Colombo, April 2015
________, Political Appeasement: A Professional Hazard, The Nation, Colombo, April, 2015
________, Handling ‘the Mahinda Phenomenon’, The Nation, Colombo, May, 2015
_______, Nationalism and Patriotism: A Withering Line, The Nation, Colombo, May 2015
_______, Is President Sirisena Surfing a Post-ideology Political Wave?. The Nation, Colombo, May 2015
________, A Post-ideology Political Wave? (Part I), The Nation, Colombo, June 2015
________, Post-ideology Parliamentarians, (Part II), The Nation, Colombo, June 2015
________, Defeatist Promptings, The Nation, Colombo, October 2015
_________, Core Affinities of Buddhist-Christian Discipleship: An Attempt to Recover a Spiritual Ecumenism, A Journey of Peace: Forty yeasrs in a Dialogical Pilgrimage, Essays and Writings in honour of Dr. Abraham Karickam, (ed) Matthew , J. P., Cosmic Community Centre (CCC) Karickam, Kerala, 2015
________, An Epochal Trendsetter, Fr. Aloysius Pieris sj, A Feature, Daily MirrorDecember, 2015
____________,  Avowing Religious Identity and the Religious Other: A Postcolonial Perspective,  in Twenty- First Century Theologies of Religions, Retrospectives and Future Prospects, (ed) Harris, E. J., Hedges, P., Hettiarachchi, S., Current Encounter Series, Brill/Rodopi, Leiden/ Boston, 2016

__________, Consequences of Radicalization of Religion, (editorial) SOCIAL JUSTICE, (Vol. 39, No 194, June/July 2018) Centre for Society and Religion (CSR), Colombo.
__________, Navigation in the Asia Pacific Region: Sea faring Instincts of Beijing, (editorial) SOCIAL JUSTICE (Vol. 40, No.195, Nov./Dec. 2018 ), Centre for Society and Religion (CSR), Colombo.
__________, A Survey of the DNA of the Politics of Alliances, (editorial) SOCIAL JUSTICE (Vol. 42, No.197, Aug./Sept. 2019) Centre for Society and Religion (CSR), Colombo.
__________, Revisiting Monotheism (tawhid) and Jesus (Isa), the Jew, South Asian Journal of Religion & Philosophy, Vol. No. 1 (Oct. 2019)
__________,  Samaaja Pragamanayanhi Vimukkthidaayaka Nimeshayan (Liberation Motifs of Social Movements), Alth Ahasak Aluth Polowak (A New Heaven and a New Earth), 40 year Journey of the Janawabodha Kendraya, (ed.) Perera, Peter, Caniute, Janawabodha Kendraya, Negombo 2020
________, Responding to COVID19: Making Sense Thinking Now, ResearchGate Scholar Network, Hettiviththi.lk cum LinkedIn, March, 2020
________, Silent Enemy, ReserchGate Scholar Network, Hettiviththi.lk, April, 2020
________, The Old Edition to be Revised, ResearchGate, Hettiviththi.lk, April, 2020
_______,  COVID19 Global Assualt, ReseachGate Scholar network, Hettiviththi.lk, 2020
_______, COVID19: Complacency and Unprepardness,  ResearchGate, Hetiviththi.lk, April, 2020
_______, Gods and Plagues, ReserchGate Scholar Network, Hettiviththi.lk, April, 2020
_______, Who Wants War (WWW)?, ResearchGate Scholar Network, Hettiviththi.lk, May, 2020
    A Book, Chapters and Articles to be Published 2020/2022    

His next book is in progress on Savakatta, scheduled to be published during the Vassana period 2021.

Translating Kahlil Gibran’s THE PROPHET into Sinhala, persmission being pursued, January 2022.
 

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