Kwok Pui Lan Papers

Span Dates: 1972-2018
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Volume: 9 linear feet


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Hist/Bio Note

Kwok Pui Lan was born and educated in Hong Kong before obtaining a Th.D. from Harvard Divinity School in 1989. Her doctoral dissertation, "Chinese Women and Christianity," was the first of twenty books, including Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology (2005). She has published in the disciplines of feminist theology, postcolonial theology and biblical hermeneutics from her personal perspective of an Asian woman. She taught from 1992 to 2017 at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, moving to the Candler School of Theolgy at Emory University in 2020. In 2011, Kwok was elected President of the American Academy of Religion. She received the 2021 Lambeth Award for her work in Asian Feminist and Post-Colonial Theology rooted in an Anglican ecclesiology.

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Asian American | Author/editor | Episcopal Church | Feminism | Women and Religion | Theology