Dr. K. Kale Yu, Assistant Professor of History, presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies in Washington, D.C. The Conference theme was Expanding the Political: Power, Poetics, Practices.
The paper, "Separatists and Accommodationists: The Problem of Ethnicity in the Korean and Asian American Church,” examines the role of ethnicity and culture in the formation and life of faith communities. Starting from the perspective of culture as the primary means through which we experience and express faith, Christian communities, especially ethnic groups, have incorporated the Gospel with their particular context, creating a unique Christian expression.
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