David C. Chao

Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Theology

David C. Chao
Affiliate Faculty
15 Mackay Campus Center

Phone: 609.497.7884

David C. Chao, ThM '11, PhD '19, is postdoctoral fellow in Asian American theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has degrees from Yale University (BA), Regent College (MDiv), and Princeton Theological Seminary (ThM, PhD). He teaches Asian and Asian American theologies with special attention to the problems of colonialism and race. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion. His research and writing focus on Asian American theology, the uses of Christian doctrine for liberation, and the convergence and divergence of Protestant and Catholic dogmatics. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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  • “Marginality, Race, and Power in Asian American Theology: Describing Racial Domination” (under review)
  • “Cur Deus homo? Reflections on Divine Power and Ontology in Barth’s Doctrine of Reconciliation, Church Dogmatics IV/1, §59,” Zeitschrift für Dialektische Theologie 32, no. 1 (2016): 119-135.

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