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.

Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, Bismarck, ND

Sylvia Bull, Class of 2015

“My field education placements lifted up my gifts for ordained ministry, and the dual-degree program helped me develop the skills for ministry.”