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Won Lee,PhD: Contextual Hermeneutics: Korean Biblical Interpretation

Posted: February 6, 2013

Contextual Hermeneutics:
A Case Study of Korean Biblical Interpretation
 
Won Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of Religion, Calvin College
Speaker and Author
 
February 18, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
VIP Room, Felix Event Center
 
The rapid growth of Christianity in Korea is intimately connected with how Koreans appropriated the Bible in their unique religio-cultural milieu and socio-political reality in the late 18th century and onwards.
 
Dr. Won Lee will address the following:
How has the Bible been used to address the political realities of suffering and humiliation of Korean people?
 
In what ways have Koreans negotiated the authority of the Bible in the context of plural sacred texts?
 
Are there features in Korean interpretations of the Bible that bear the influences of Korean culture and religiosity?
 
Location:
VIP Room, Felix Event Center, APU West Campus
701 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA
 
For more information:
Email gradtheology@apu.edu
Call (626) 815-5463
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.