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Shalon Park

PhD Candidate | History & Ecumenics (World Christianity and History of Religions)

Shalon Park
History & Ecumenics
shalon.park@ptsem.edu

Profile
Shalon Park is a PhD candidate in the Department of History & Ecumenics, concentrating in World Christianity and history of religions. Her research centers on the interplay between literary translations and religious histories of East Asia. Her current research includes translation theories, religion and politics of East Asia, migration and transnational histories, and Asian American Studies.

Committee
Richard Fox Young (Chair)
Raimundo César Barreto, Jr.
Sandra Bermann
(Princeton University)

Select Publications

  • "Asian Americans and Christianity in North America." In Bloomsbury Religion in North America. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350971073.022.
  • “Displaced Continuity: Juche, Christianity, and Subjectivity of North Korean Migrants.” Migration and Public Discourse in World Christianity, edited by Afe Adogame, Raimundo C. Barreto, and Wanderley Pereira Da Rosa. Media, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2019, pp. 83–98. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvp2n42h.11.
  • “The Politics of Impeaching Shamanism: Regulating Religions in the Korean Public Sphere,” Oxford Academic Journal of Church and State, Volume 60, Issue 4, 1 November 2018, Pages 636–660, https://doi.org/10.1093/jcs/csx078

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Special Advisor & Founding Director, IJM Institute

Bethany Hoang, Class of 2004

“The rooting of justice in our spiritual formation in Christ requires careful thought and teaching. I was equipped to lead in this way through my time at PTS.”