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New book! Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters

August 16, 2010 Leave a comment

We are delighted to announce the publication of Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters, edited by Young Lee Hertig (ISAAC Southern California Director) and Chloe Sun (Associate Professor of Old Testament at Logos Evangelical Seminary). Go to the AAWOL website for more information. The book is a collection of fresh readings of the bible by a group of evangelical Christian women known as AAWOL (Asian American Women on Leadership). Dr. Richard Mouw, President of Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA) and I were delighted to write the foreword and preface for this important ISAAC resource. The book will be available this Fall from Wipf & Stock Publishers (www.wipfandstock.com) – Tim Tseng

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You are invited to an Asian American Church Women’s Art Festival at Logos Seminary (Mar. 6, 2010)

February 5, 2010 2 comments

In marking International Women’s Day, AAWOL and Logos Evangelical Seminary are co-sponsoring the inaugural Asian American Church Women’s Art Festival (AACWAF). Out of the intensive course, “Culture and Church,” that I taught at Logos Evangelical Seminary in January, creative ideas began germinating. Following one of the key themes of the course, sustainable living and the role of women, the slogan, “When women change, the world changes” resurfaced. A resident artist student in the class, Yongyi Hou, who has done her Christian art exhibitions in China, Manila, and Europe, shared her vision to share her artwork to benefit AA church women’s leadership. As our conversation circle expanded, it gained a momentum and also a pianist — Edward Shaw volunteered to play his music at the event. By connecting rich resources of AA church communities, AACWAF was born. We deeply appreciate Tracy Lee’s work in graphics to produce our ideas into a postcard. All the women and men enthusiastically expressed their desire to participate in preparing refreshments from scratch, displaying arts, promoting books, playing Christian music, and exemplifying sustainable living for our sacred earth. AAWOL appreciates LES’ co-sponsorship in celebrating AA church women’s artistic expressions in connection with International Women’s Day that honors the legacies of women pioneers. All the proceeds from the event will go toward AAWOL initiatives that advance Asian American church women’s sacred leadership. – Dr. Young Lee Hertig, Director, ISAAC Southern California and AAWOL.

When: March 6, 2010 (1 – 4 PM)

Where: Logos Evangelical Seminary, 9358 Telstar Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731

Contact: Dr. Young Lee Hertig [Email Dr. Hertig]

Dr. Young Lee Hertig appointed ISAAC So Cal Regional Director

April 14, 2007 2 comments

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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