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2021 “Lived Theology in Asian America” Conference Papers Published in the January 2023 Issue of Theology Today

We are excited to announce that the presentations from our 2021 conference "Lived Theology in…
The In-Between Spaces: Seminary and Ministry as a Chinese Canadian
Why I Left the Taiwanese American Church 20 Years Ago
December 5, 2022

My Dad Died, and Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” Helped Me Heal

Watching Never Have I Ever gave me the space to grieve in a South Asian way. Devi and I have grown alongside each other in the last few years as…
November 9, 2022

To Struggle Against Loneliness: Finding Hope in Carlos Bulosan’s “America is in the Heart”

If Bulosan’s America is in the Heart offers any hope, it is in his illustration of a primal communion of land, human, nonhuman, and transcendent life webbed together and made…
November 3, 2022

Asian Americans and the Future of Protestantism in the U.S.

(These are the oral remarks by Professor Carolyn Chen at a book symposium on Professor David Hollinger’s Christianity’s American Fate: How Religion Became more Conservative and Society more Secular hosted…
October 24, 2022

Festival of Lights: Diwali in the Light of Jesus

Just as early Roman Christians saw a mirror of the Incarnation in Saturnalia, I see a mirror for Indian people in Diwali. It demonstrates the hope of liberation from the…
September 12, 2022

“Religion, Culture, and Politics at Sunisa Lee Celebration”

Hmong Americans (shaman, Christian, or other) would do well to recognize how the porous natures of the religious, cultural, and political are operative in our everyday lives–including when we gather…
September 7, 2022

Breaking the Bamboo Cross: Asians in Christian Leadership Positions

While there is still a long way to go, it is worth highlighting the great strides that the AAPI community has had in leadership within Christianity. It seems that the…