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ISAAC publications update (Nov. 25, 2008)

November 25, 2008 Leave a comment

ISAAC is about to publish the following two resources. Check back shortly for ordering information.

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aareader_cover_smThe Pacific Asian American and Canadian Christian Education project (PAACCE) and the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC) are delighted to announce the publication of Asian American Christianity: A Reader (available December 2008).

The reader is a collection of historical, sociological, theological, and personal essays that offer insight into Asian American Christianity, past and present. Both scholarly and accessible, the essays in this reader will be useful teaching resources for educators and church leaders.

Contact Tim Tseng for more information.

Sample Essays

“The Changing Face of America” by Timothy Tseng and David Yoo

“Silent Exodus” by Helen Lee

“Christian by Birth or Rebirth? Generation and Difference in an Indian American Christian Church” by Prema Kurien

“Resident Aliens of the Diaspora: 1 Peter and Chinese Protestants in San Franciscoā€¯ by Russell G. Moy

“Theology From Bamboo, Borders, and Bricks” by Sharon Staley

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bap_2008_cover_smIn 1996, Dr. James Chuck published a report documenting the growth of Chinese congregations in five Bay Area counties from 1950 through the middle of 1996. In the present study, we revisit these same churches, identify new churches started since 1996, make note of changes, and update the church profiles.

Go to the Bay Area Project weblog to download sample chapters