Please do come Wednesday Sept 25 from 6-745 p.m. A light supper will be served.
My books will be available for purchase at a discount. Continue reading
The book is an exciting new book where Aldredge-Clanton features 40 theologians and ministers who work and write on Sophia. Some of the featured writers are Mary E. Hunt, Monica A. Coleman, Chung Hyung Kyung, Gail Anderson Ricciuti, Mary Ann Beavis, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott and myself.
My visit to Oregon State University was exciting and wonderful. I taught one class and gave a public lecture, “Thinking Out Loud: Race, Gender and Han.” Here are a few pictures from my visit.
I will be speaking at Oregon State University. The lecture is free and open to the public.
“Thinking out Loud: Race, Gender, and Han”
Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim
“Our society has come a long way in terms of fighting racism and sexism, but it still has a long way to go. As our society faces suffering and pain due to racism and sexism, a Korean term, han tries to capture this suffering. Han signifies a difficult emotion and term but can best to described as ‘unjust suffering.’ All people suffer, but no one should suffer because of the color of their skin or their gender. ” Continue reading
This post, Changing Church: Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim, was originally posted in Dr. Jann Aldredge-Clanton‘s website. I am deeply thankful to Dr. Aldredge-Clanton’s interest in my book, The Grace of Sophia and her time to interview me. Please do check out her website for more columns and insightful information.
Published: June 29, 2013
Every woman in North America has experienced the life of powerlessness to some degree, but visible minority women experience it in greater Continue reading
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Here is my television interview for “Taking the Initiative“. The host of the show is Rev. William Kuntz and the show was taped March 18, 2013. This episode aired at 8:30 p.m. on April 23, 26, 2013. I talked about immigration, women’s issues, and my third book, Colonialism, Han, and the Transformative Spirit. Continue reading
This is an excerpt from the preface of my first book, The Grace of Sophia.
“In this book I develop a Christology using Korean and Christian understandings of wisdom, which I believe will be liberative for Korean North American women who have suffered just for being who we are. I am a Korean North American woman who immigrated to Canada at the age of five.
My parents left the material, social, and family comforts of Korea in search of a better place to raise their children. However, Canada was not what they had dreamt it would be. In Canada, our family experienced a constant lack of money and material goods. I could not understand why we Continue reading
At the American Academy of Religion (AAR) there are many groups which address various different theological and religious topics. Korean American Theology group started in 2004 by Drs. Andrew Sung Park & Sang Hyun Lee. I have been part of this group since 2005. The main objective of this group is to network and to review new published books on Korean American Theology written by Korean North American Theologians. Continue reading