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Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Speaker

Chloë Starr is Associate Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology at Yale Divinity School. Professor Starr taught previously at the University of Durham and the University of Oxford, and has been a Visiting Fellow at Renmin University, Tao Fung Shan, Hong Kong, and St. Anne's College, Oxford. Her BA and MA were in Chinese Studies from Cambridge University, and her DPhil from Oxford University was on Late Qing Red-light Novels.

Her work focuses on late Qing texts and contemporary Chinese theology. A new book, Chinese Theology: Text and Context is due to be published by Yale University Press in 2016. She is currently editing and translating a reader in Chinese Christian theology and working on a volume on Chinese Christian literature. Her courses explore a range of approaches to East Asian theology, including theological survey, Chinese and Japanese Christian literatures, and Asian American theologies. Publications include Red-light Novels of the late Qing (2007); a coedited volume, The Quest for Gentility in China (2007); an edited volume, Reading Christian Scriptures in China (2008), and a text-book, Documenting China (2011).


Date: Wednesday, 15

Registration and Light Refreshment: 6:30-7:00 pm

Presentation and Discussion: 7:00-8:00 pm


Location: Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B of IFC Building (Yong’anli Subway Station)

Registration & Ticketing:

¥60. Please follow the link below to register before July 14.

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This event will be in English.

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