Official Title: Assistant Professor | Head of the Department of Catholic Theology

Faculty: 宗教研究及哲學學院


Short Bio

2004—2008: Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management at Instituto de FormaçãoTurística, , Macau

2008—2012: Bachelor of Christian Studies at the University of Saint Joseph, Macau/ Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus at Universidade Católica Portuguesa

2012—2013: MA in Theology and Religious Studies at Katholieke UniversiteitLeuven, Belgium

2013—2014: Master of Advanced Studies in Theology and Religious Studies /Sacrae Theologiae Licentiatus at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

2014—Feb 2019: Doctor of Theology / Sacrae Theologiae Doctor at KatholiekeUniversiteit Leuven, Belgium

Sep 2019—Present: Assistant Professor at FRSP, USJ

May 2023––Present: Head of Department of Catholic Theology; Programme Coordinator of Bachelor of Christian Studies and Foundation Year in Philosophy


Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

Does Romans 2:14 Refer to the Natural Law?”. Orientis Aura: Macau Perspectives in Religious Studies, no. 6 (2021): 57–74.

“What Goes Around Comes Around? The (Non-)Existence of (Divine) Retribution in Ancient Chinese Literature and the Hebrew Bible.” In Sacred and the Everyday: Comparative Approaches to Literature, Religious and Secular. Edited by Stephen Morgan. 183–196. Macau: University of Saint Joseph Press, 2021.

The Magnificat: Read from Its Sources?Orientis Aura: Macau Perspectives in Religious Studies 2 (2017): 7-38.

Hybridity as Given and Gift: Macao and Samaria.” Hapág: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Theological Research 10 No. 2 (2013): 69-84.


A Cognitive Semantic Study of Biblical Hebrew: The Root šlm for Completeness-Balance. Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics 104. Leiden: Brill, 2021.

Conference Presentations (Selected)

“Heaven Beyond Heavens: Heaven/Sky in Ancient Chinese Philosophies and the Hebrew Bible.” 2021 Singapore-Hong Kong-Macau Symposium on Chinese Philosophy. University of Saint Joseph, Macau. May 14–15, 2021.

Public Lectures

A Glimpse of Joseph Ratzinger’s Theology of Creation, Sin, and Redemption: Reviewing His Canonical Interpretation of Genesis 1–3.” The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI (1927-2022). University of Saint Joseph, Macau. 18 May 2023.


Year 1 Master
3 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
3 credits
3 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
3 credits
4 credits
Year 2
3 credits
Year 3
3 credits