Working Group Bibliography: Asian American Christian Ethics

Astorga, Christina. “The Triple Cries of Poor, Women, and the Earth: Interlocking Oppressions in the Asian Context.” Asian Horizons 10. 2 (2016): 272-285. [This article appears in a special volume on Asia’s Women Theologians that Christina Astorga guest-edited.]

_____. Catholic Moral Theology and Social Ethics: A New Method. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2013.

Ahn, Ilsup. Religious Ethics and Migration: Doing Justice to Undocumented Workers. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Cheng, Patrick S. From Sin to Amazing Grace: Discovering the Queer Christ. New York: Seabury Books, 2012.

_____.  ”‘I am Yellow and Beautiful’: Reflections on Queer Asian Spirituality and Gay Male Cyberculture.” Journal of Technology, Theology, and Religion 2.3 (2011): 1-21.

Choi, Hoon. “Brothers in Arms and Brothers in Christ? The Military and the Catholic Church as Sources for Modern Korean Masculinities.” In Sex & Gender: Christian Ethical Reflections, edited by Mary Jo Iozzio and Patricia Beattie Jung. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017.

_____.  “Imagine! An Examination of Race and Gender in Korean American Catholicism.” In Embracing our Inheritance: Jubilee Reflection on Korean American Catholics (1966-2016), edited by Simon C. Kim and Francis Daeshin Kim. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2016.

Choi, Ki Joo (KC). “After Authenticity: Clarifying the Relevance of Culture as a Source of Moral Reflection in Asian American Christian Ethics.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion 7. 2 (2016): 1-30.

_____.  “Should Race Matter? A Constructive Ethical Assessment of the Post-Racial Ideal.” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 31.1 (2011): 79-102.

Kao, Grace Y. and Ilsup Ahn, eds. Asian American Christian Ethics: Voices, Methods, and Issues. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015.

Kao, Grace Yia-Hei. “Exploring the Korean First Birthday Celebration (Dol Janchi) as a Site for Comparative Religious Ethics and Asian American Christian Ethics.” In Religious Ethics in a Time of Globalism: A Third Wave of Comparative Analysis, edited by Elizabeth M. Bucar and Aaron Stalnaker. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012.

_____.  “Prospects for Developing Asian American Christian Ethics.” SANACS: Society of Asian North American Christian Studies Journal. 3 (2011): 91-102. [See also the responses by Jonathan Tran and Hak Joon Lee in this volume.]

Kim, Nami and Wonhee Anne Joh, eds. Critical Theology against US Militarism in Asia. New York: Palgrave, 2016.

Lee, Hak Joon, ed. Intersecting Realities: Race, Identity, and Culture in the Spiritual-Moral Life of Young Asian Americans. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, forthcoming 2018.

Oh, Irene. “The Asian American Urban Vote: Why Geography Trumped Race and Religion.” In Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump, edited by Miguel De La Torre. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.

Pae, Keun-joo Christine and James W. McCarty III. “The Hybridized Public Sphere: Asian American Christian Ethics, Social Justice, and Public Discourse.” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 32.1 (2012): 93-114.

Pacific, Asian and North American Asian Women in Theology and Ministry (PANAAWTM):

  1. Pak, Su Yon and Jung Ha Kim, eds. Leading Wisdom: Asian, North American Asian Women Leaders. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2017.
  2. Brock, Rita Nakashima, Jung Ha Kim, Kwok Pui Lan, and Seung Ai Yang, eds. Off the Menu: Asian nd Asian North American Womens Religion and Theology. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007.

Tan, Sharon M. “Composing Integrity: An Approach to Moral Agency for Asian Americans.” In New Overtures: Asian North American Theology in the 21st Century (Essays in Honor of Fumitaka Matsuoka), a special issue of Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion 3.2.10 (2012): 1-31.

Tran, Jonathan. The Vietnam War and Theologies of Memory: Time and Eternity in the Far Country. Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

_____.  “Time for Hauerwas’s Racism.” In Unsettling Arguments: A Festschrift on the Occasion of Stanley Hauerwass 70th Birthday, edited by Charles R. Pinches, Kelly S. Johnson, and Charles M. Collier. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2010.

Prepared for the SCE membership by Hoon Choi, James W. McCarty III, and Grace Y. Kao at the request of President David Gushee, Fall, 2017.  To be reviewed in January, 2021.