I am so excited to announce that my new forthcoming book, Homebrewed Christianity Guide to the Holy Spirit will be released July 1, 2018.
It is part of the Homebrewed Christianity Guide Book Series by Fortress Press and edited by Tripp Fuller. I am so grateful to Drs. Tony Jones and Tripp Fuller for their invite and guidance in writing this book.
I am honored to be speaking at Drew Theological School. I will be speaking during the Community Hour: “Embracing the Other: Global Spirit and Justice for All” at 12p.m. April 4, 2018. This event is sponsored by the Wabash Center.
I will also be preaching at the weekly service at 6p.m. on April 4, 2018. Sermon title is “Here I Am” and Korean women students will help lead the worship.
I will also be leading a workshop for Ph.D. students in the afternoon and speaking on climate change at 9:30a.m. (Brunch included). Please come by if you are able. My books will be available at a discount. Continue reading
I attended the COP20 meeting in Peru as part of the World Council of Churches delegation.
One important climate change event was held at Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, in Lima Peru, where Dr. Jeffrey Sachs (director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University) was the plenary speaker.
At the University, I presented a paper, “Chi and Sophia: Saving Creation and Each Other.” Continue reading
“Within church history, Western theologians have tried to present Christian theology as pure, pristine, and unaltered, as if Christian theology has had no outside influence from other religions, societies, cultures, or values. Most modern scholars have accepted the reality that Christian theology emerged and developed within the Greco-Roman cultural hegemony and thus was heavily influenced by its philosophy, thought, practices, and understandings. Had Christian theology emerged elsewhere, perhaps in the East, our Continue reading
The Holy Spirit, Chi, and the Other: A Model of Global and Intercultural Pneumatology
The title of this book is a bit deceptive. Yes, Grace Kim, a Korean American theologian who teaches at Moravian Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, does present the global and intercultural pneumatology suggested in the volume sub-title. However, she does much more than this, in effect proposing via a Continue reading
“If, theologically speaking, we have just emerged from
a Christological century, we are surely entering a pneumatological one. With the flowering of serious, mature, engaged Pentecostal theology (as in the work of Amos Yong), and the attention it has drawn from such mainstream theologians as Harvey Cox and Jurgen Moltmann, the time for contemporary theologies of the Spirit has definitely arrived. Continue reading