Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays, our Everyday God-talkers!

Yours truly is highlighted as a featured author in the latest volume of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies. If you’re intrigued, you can discover my featured article by following the link below.

So Jung Kim on “Speaking In-Between: Vernacular Spirituality of a Woman in Late Chosǒn Korea”
The Fall Issue 58.4 of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies is now available. For each issue, the Diablog features one author and makes a full-text version of their article available for 30 days on Project Muse. In this issue, we are featuring Dr. So Jung Kim’s “Speaking In-Between: Vernacular Spirituality of a Woman in Late Chosǒn Korea.”

A full-text, PDF version of the article can be accessed HERE.

So Jung Kim (Presbyterian Church, USA) is the Associate for Theology in theOffice of Theology and Worship of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, PCUSA. She has a Ph.D. (2021) from the University of Chicago (IL) Divinity School. Her entries on James Cone and on Womanist Theology are included in Charles Taliaferro and Elsa J. Marty, eds., A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion, 2nd ed. She has published a reflection on liturgy during the pandemic in Call to Worship: Liturgy, Music, Preaching, and the Arts and a book review for the International Review of Mission. She has taught as an adjunct at McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, and in her present position, teaches and resources Presbyterian constituents in local, national, and global settings.

She has presented at workshops and panels in several settings in the U.S., including, most recently, the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago. Ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA), her research interests involve several forms of theology, anthropology, Korean Christianity, and ecumenism.

In this season of Advent and Magnificat, it brings great joy to announce that this work has been published, finally, reaching audiences in both church and academia. The copyright for this piece rests with the esteemed Journal of Ecumenical Studies.