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Dr. Young Lee Hertig appointed ISAAC So Cal Regional Director

ISAAC is delighted to announce that the Reverend Young Lee Hertig, Ph.D., Vice President of ISAAC’s Board of Directors, has been appointed Southern California Regional Director. Dr. Hertig will form a Southern California Region resource team, develop regional programs, and oversee the growth of Asian American Women on Leadership for ISAAC.

Dr. Hertig teaches in the Global Studies and Sociology Department at Azusa Pacific University. She was formerly a Vera B. Blinn Associate Professor of World Christianity at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio (1998-2002), and has mentored United Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry Group, “Spirituality, Sustainability, and Interfaith Dialogue” (2004-2006). She was an Assistant Professor of Cross Cultural Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary (1992-1995) where she also earned a Ph.D. in intercultural studies. She is an ordained Presbyterian clergy and author of Cultural Tug of War: Korean Immigrant Family and Church in Transition (Abingdon Press, 2002). She has contributed chapters to Realizing the America of our Hearts: Theological Voices of Asian Americans, Resistance and Theological Ethics, Mission In Acts: Ancient Narratives for a Postmodern Context, Gospel Bearers, Gender Barriers: Missionary Women in the Twentieth Century, and People On The Way: Asian North Americans Discovering Christ, Culture, and Community. She also served on the study team that published “Asian American Religious Leadership Today: A Preliminary Inquiry” on behalf of the Pulpit and Pew Project at Duke Divinity School. Dr. Hertig is Presbyterian Commission Member to the Faith and Order, National Council of Churches USA. She is married to Dr. Paul Hertig and has one daughter.

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  1. Ed Moore
    December 20, 2007 at 10:58 am

    Dr. Hertig,

    Happy Holidays to you and Paul. You probably do not remember me but Paul and Bob Lithicum were my advisors at United Theological Seminary during your last year there. I was reading SCUPE’s newsletter and saw where you were going to be speaking at their 2008 Congress on Urban Ministry. Please give my regards to Paul. It has been a long time since I have seen either of you and I still remember the manner by which both of you impacted my life as a theologian and minister. Take care and be blessed.

  2. March 13, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    Dear Young Lee,

    You may no longer recall who I am, but you were one of my Core Group Advisors at United Theological Seminary. Please permit me to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude, and outward appreciation for your guidance, and mentorship. You helped to guide this individual through the United Methodist Process, and helped me to seek understanding that my calling was not to the Ordained Ministry of the United Methodist Church. Because of your understanding I have found renewed faith within the Presbyterian Church. I am proud to call you a mentor, and hopeuflly a friend as it does my heart well to see your still persuing justice on behalf of Asian Americans. You helped a Caucasian conservative male to open his eyes, and to seek justice.

    Thank You,
    Kevin Shope
    Coronado, Ca

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