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Asian Theological Institute presents Asian and Asian American Study of Christianity (a short online course)

April 2 - May 14, 2024

7 online sessions
Tuesdays, 8:00PM - 9:30PM (US EST)
Cost $49

Offered through Emory Candler School of Theology

This course introduces the development in Asian and Asian American study of Christianity by senior scholars from various disciplines, including theology, biblical studies, practical theology, mission, interreligious dialogue, and gender and religion.

It will challenge Eurocentrism in scholarship and explore methodology, emerging issues, and debates in the various fields using Asian/American identity as a critical lens.

Participants will learn the intersection of the study of Christianity with race, ethnicity, gender, and class in the Asia Pacific from a transnational perspective. They will also gain a better understanding of doing ministry in Asian and Asian American churches and communities.

Scholarships are available for this course, please email us at candlerfoundry@emory.edu for more information.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available for this course. There is a processing fee of $25.00, and an Award Letter will be issued once the course has been completed. Please add the CEU Processing Fee at checkout.

Dr. Su Yon Pak is Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean and Associate Professor of Integrative and Field-Based Education at Union Theological Seminary in New York. She is coeditor of Sisters in Mourning: Daughters Reflecting on Care, Loss, and Meaning, and Leading Wisdom: Asian, North American Asian Women Leaders. She is a recipient of numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, and serves on various boards promoting Asian/American scholarship.

Dr. Tat-siong Benny Liew is the Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the author of Politics of Parousia and What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? and the editor of many volumes. Liew was the Executive Editor of two journals, Biblical Interpretation and Research Perspectives on Biblical Interpretation; in addition, he is the Series Editor of Study Guides to the New Testament.

Speakers include Peter C. Phan, Boyung Lee, Tat-Siong Benny Liew, Kwok Pui Lan, Jayakiran Sebastian, Nami Kim, and Paul Rajashekar.

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