Sun Yong Lee

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

Sun Yong Lee
History & Ecumenics

Sun Yong Lee is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History and Ecumenics, studying World Christianity and history of religions. She earned a M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, a Th.M. in church history from Ewha Graduate School of Theology, and a BA in Ewha Womans University. Her research interests center on the history of Christianity in East Asia. She is especially interested in women’s experiences in their mission encounters and their participation in the formation of indigenous Christianity. Her research expands to the history of Protestant mission in India and Latin America, social theory of religion, conversion theory, and the role of the church in social changes.

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“Protestant ‘Indian Mission’ Work in Guatemala from a Woman Missionary’s Perspective: Dora Burgess (1887-1962)”, Studies in World Christianity, Vol. 26, No.1 (Forthcoming)

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Youth Minister at Busbridge and Hambledon Church, Surrey, U.K.

Antonin Ficatier, Class of 2016

“What I like about working in an international church is that I’m always reminded that I’m a foreigner, that the land is not mine and I’m just a passenger on this journey.”