I The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the most famous epic stories from ancient times. Benjamin Foster is right that the Gilgamesh Epic “offers a splendor of language, imagery, themes, and ideas to the modern reader.”1 This epic story… Read More ›
Month: July 2014
Prophetic Preaching for the Faithful Life
**Note This paper is a part of one entitled “Preaching and the Church’s Public Life in Korean Society: Toward Prophetic Preaching as the Call for the Church’s Faithful Practice.” The full paper begins with my hypothesis that one significant reason… Read More ›
Korean-Americans: Past, Present, and Future
Looking into one’s history often provides a chamber to understand his or her present experiences and challenges and offers a compass for unchartered journey in future. Ilpyong Kim, the editor of Korean Americans weaves the stories and issues of… Read More ›
Comparing Wesley’s Doctrine of Sanctification to the Concept of Cohesive Self in Self Psychology
Intro The doctrine of sanctification in Wesleyan theology has many similarities in its nature and characteristics to the restoration of the self and core concepts in self psychology. By comparing core concepts from the two scholarships, six common characteristics will… Read More ›
Two New Personal Perishes for Vietamese Catholics
“On July, Archbishop Gregory Aymond established St. Joseph Parish in Algiers to serve as a personal parish for Vietnamese Catholics. It had served previously as mission church of St. Agnes Le Thi Thanh Parish. Father Joseph Thang Nguyen will serve… Read More ›
Ways of Being, Ways of Reading: Asian American Biblical Interpretation
This groundbreaking work of contemporary Asian biblical scholars is worthy of our attention who want to study the Bible from Asian and Asian American context. Unlike the expectation of readers who hope to grasp what Asian (American) biblical hermeneutics is,… Read More ›
Submit for AATF vol. 1 no. 1
The AATF editorial team is now accepting submissions of articles and book reviews in all sections for vol. 1 no. 1. Please read carefully the submission information and feel free to contact section editors. The deadline for submission is set… Read More ›
Asia America, Where Have You Gone?
Alvin Lau speaks about what it feels like to live as Asian American, about what to expect from this bi-cultural identity.