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In this conversation, David Chao, Melissa Borja, and Jonathan Tran discuss Asian American identity, the utility of ethnography for doing Asian American theology, and recent events surrounding anti-Asian racism.

0:00​ What counts as “Asian American”?
7:22​ Using ethnography as an intervention in doing Asian American theology.
11:45​ Creative tensions between first generation and second generation Asian American Christians.
13:15​ Why is ethnography helpful for doing theology?
16:25​ Anti-Asian racism and the White-Black racial binary.
20:12​ Why is anti-Asian racism more visible now?

The Center for Asian American Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary is advancing the scholarly study of Asian American Christianity, developing a forward-looking vision for Asian American theology, and equipping and empowering Asian American Christians for faithful gospel ministry and public witness.

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