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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Speaker Profile: Eunjoo Mary Kim


The Reverend Doctor Eunjoo Mary Kim is Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics at Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Colorado. She has taught a variety of courses in the areas of preaching, worship, and practical theology. Her scholarly concern is with the development of the theology and method of preaching and worship, relevant to contemporary ministerial contexts. Her recent research topics are intercultural hermeneutics, worship in multicultural contexts, and issues emerging from globalization. In 2009-2010, Kim was a recipient of the Wabash Small Project Grants for research on teaching worship from global perspectives. She also participated in the 2010-2012 Presbyterian Women (PCUSA) Racial Ethnic Dialogue.

Kim published numerous books and essays, including Preaching the Presence of God: A Homiletic from the Asian-American Perspective (Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1999), Women Preaching: Theology and Practice through the Ages (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2004), Preaching in an Age of Globalization (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010), and Women, Church, and Leadership: New Paradigms.  She is also serving on the editorial boards of the two journals, Homiletic and Living Pulpit.  An ordained Presbyterian minister, Kim has frequently been invited to preaching and worship events as a preacher, keynote speaker, and workshop leader.

Festival Schedule

May 12th - 2:30pm - Central Presbyterian - Lecture

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