Keep Hope Alive Radio Show: Martin Luther King Day

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ahr0cdovl2nvbnrlbnquy2xlyxjjagfubmvslmnvbs9jyy1jb21tb24vbwxpyi8xndkzny8wns8xndkzn18xmzy5otu4odyzlmpwzwIt was an honor to be on “Keep Hope Alive” Radio Show with Rev. Jesse Jackson & producer Santita Jackson. We discussed  Dr. Martin Luther King Day and the Women’s March.

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Christian Theologians Give Sen. Jeff Sessions Their Own Confirmation ‘Hearing’

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shutterstock_388161973Many theologians including Dr. Peter Heltzel and myself contributed to this Sojourner’s post, “Christian Theologians Give Sen. Jeff Sessions Their Own Confirmation ‘Hearing’“. Please read and also sign the petition.

Below is a short segment of the article.

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Let the Globes Reflect Many Colors: Golden Globes 2017

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nup_133380_0035This is my latest Huffington Post, “Let the Globes Reflect Many Colors: Golden Globes 2017” co-written with Naomi Faith Bu.

Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award made headlines at the 2017 Golden Globes as she addressed issues of diversity. Titles such as “Golden Globes: Big Wins Reflect Progress in Diversity on Film, TV” points to diversity and foreigners involved in the entertainment business. Continue reading

WATER Recommends: Nov 2016, “Making Peace with the Earth”

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51guoh7d7ul-_sx323_bo1204203200_It is an honor to have my latest edited book, Making Peace with the Earth on WATER Recommend’s book list. Thank you WATER!!

Please check out WATER website for interesting posts, blogs and updates. Below is a repost of WATER Recommends: Nov 2016.

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Syndicate: Embracing The Other reviewed by Jessica Wong

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embracing-the-otherI am so honored and excited to have my book, Embracing The Other on Syndicate.  

The Symposium on Syndicate is introduced by Drs. Peter Heltzel and Kay Higuera Smith. Every week for the next four weeks, we will read a new scholar’s perspective on my book, Embracing the Other.

This week’s post is from Dr. Jessica WongPlease feel free to respond and comment on Syndicate

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Hope for Peace in a Broken World: Religions Journal

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titleThis is my new article “Hope for Peace in a Broken World: 1 Chronicles, Exile and Building Walls” for Religions 9 (2016): 136-146. 

The 9th issue will be about “Peace in a World of Conflicts”. The stated goal of the great world religions is to establish peace both within the world and between God and human beings. It is not a small paradox that today religion is frequently portrayed as a great disturber of peace both insides the communities and in international affairs at large. The forthcoming issue of Religions/Adyan will reflect upon the ways world religions conceive peace and can contribute to restore it in our trouble times. Continue reading