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Sponsored by ISAAC East Region and AAWOL, co-authors Young Lee Hertig & Joy Wong will be  presenting on the newly-released book, Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters at various locations throughout NJ & NYC this July.  Book events will  feature an introduction to the book, chapter presentations by authors, Q&A, and book discounts.  All — both women and men — are welcome and encouraged to attend!


Wed 7/6, 6:30-8 pm: City Seminary of New York   2204 Frederick Douglass Blvd (119th St), New York, NY

Thu 7/7, 7:30-9 pm: Chinese Christian Church in Somerset  758 Hamilton St., Somerset, NJ

Fri 7/8, 6-7 pm: Church of Grace to the Fujianese  133-135 Allen St., New York, NY

Sun 7/10, 10:30 am:  Bethany Presbyterian Church 293  West Passaic Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ    (Young Lee Hertig will be preaching)

Sun 7/10, 1-2 pm: Chinese Christian Church of New Jersey (Room: Upper Grange)  232 South Beverwyck Road, Parsippany, NJ

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By Robert C. Linthicum

Young Lee Hertig, Chloe Sun (eds.), Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2010)

Recently, I was involved in a conflict between people associated with the implementation of a multi-student internship.  The disagreement was over the question whether the grant was to be used to pay the students or the institutions at which these students were studying.  The matter was resolved when it became clear to all involved in the matter that the document supplied by the granting organization that was used to determine the parameters and conditions of the grant was flawed.  (more…)

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One of my denomination’s (Presbyterian Church (USA)) confessions of faith includes this sentence:  “the Spirit gives us courage…  to hear the voices of peoples long silenced…” (A Brief Statement of Faith, 70).   It takes courage to hear the silenced voices but it takes more courage for those voices to speak out . . . I was especially delighted to hear from Asian American women scholars, leaders and writers who wrote the book Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters.  One of the ongoing challenges doing ministry in many Asian American contexts is that Asian American women are often still doubly marginalized in male dominated ministries of Asian American churches.  The contributors of Mirrored Reflections have weaved their stories with the stories of women in the Bible that results in fresh and often startling interpretations that inform and empower Asian American women and men.

Kevin Park, on the AAWOL Authors Plenary & Response Panel at the Asian American Equipping Symposium II (February 2011)

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Mirrored Reflections Sunday School Class

Moderated by coauthors Melanie Mar Chow & Debbie Gin

Come join us for a class of  reflective reading, discussion, and sharing on how biblical stories mirror your own life stories and journeys as followers of Jesus!  Both women AND men are welcome.  If you have not previously purchased a book, they will be available at bundle discount prices.  Newcomers are welcome to join any class during the six weeks.

When: 10:00am-11:15am, every Sunday from March 6-April 10, 2011

Location: Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles, Worship Center 204

Cost: Free

Contact: Debbie Gin at 626.733.7557 or Melanie Mar Chow at 626.826.4094

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