I endorsed a new book, Not Forgotten by Kenneth Bae.
Rev. Jesse Jackson and I worked on Kenneth Bae’s release efforts from a North Korean prison. We met with the North Korean Ambassador to the UN, wrote numerous articles and 11 letters to the North Korean government.
It was wonderful to get the news of his release and meet with him in Seattle.
Read Bae’s new book to find out more.
Please check out Asian American Theological Forum (AATF). This forum was founded by Dr. Sunggu Yang who is Louisville Postdoctoral Fellow at Wake Forest University.
There are exciting new articles, reviews and announcements on the AATF website. Below is a repost of a book review of my own book, Contemplations from the Heart.
This is a repost of my last year’s Huffington Post, “Jesus and the Cross“.
I hate to be rejected. Don’t you?
No one likes rejection. Yet, we experience rejection and its pain from an early age. Children feel hurt when, on the playground or in other settings, they are not allowed to play a game with the rest of the kids. Childhood rejection may even be self-inflicted, when we resent the fact that we are afraid to climb up to the top of the Jungle Gym. Continue reading
I am really excited to endorse this new book by Dr. Tony Jones, Did God Kill Jesus? Searching for Love in History’s Most Famous Execution.
This new book is a must read on how we understand the atonement. This is deeply important for the church throughout our theological development. It is even more pertinent today. Read Jone’s new book to get a deeper, clearer understanding of the death of Jesus. Continue reading
Here is my latest Huffington Post, Lent: Living God’s Grace.
We live in an age where people fact check everything we say and do. If we exaggerate or embellish, people are quick to point it out and we are summarily kicked to the curb. We see Continue reading
If you would like a review copy of my book, please contact me.
This book is aptly titled; as you read it you can see Grace Ji-Sun Kim’s heart pouring through. Continue reading
Here is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion. It is a personal reflection of a recent conference I attended at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
A little more than a year ago, I received an invitation to participate in the Inaugural Clarence N. and Betty B. Frierson Distinguished Scholars’ Conference at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. The generosity of the Frierson family Continue reading
Just learned that my 5th book, Contemplations from the Heart: Spiritual Reflections on Family, Community and the Divine is now available for purchase on the Wipf and Stock website.
I am thankful to Dr. Don McKim for his generous Foreword to my book. I am also thankful to many friends who supported me along the way (please read my Acknowledgements). I also want to thank Mark Koenig, Kee Won Huh, David Hershey, Katie Mulligan and to my research assistant Bruce Marold who have read over my manuscript and offered helpful suggestions. My heart is full of thanks and gratitude. Continue reading
The talk is organized by Dr. Mary Hess and the “Race, Church and Change” committee.
My book is about colonialism, globalization, and consumerism have devastated large parts of our world. For the past several centuries, the West has nurtured self-worth through the accumulation of worldly goods, serving Continue reading