Professor Lap Yan KungAssociate Professor

    Research Profile

    My current research project is: Yoga Movement in China, Christian Ethics and Qualitative Research, Peace, Justice and Christian Mission.

    Teaching Profile

    Christian Ethics; Public Theology; Peace and Justice in World Mission; Contemporary Issues in Religion, Ethics and Society; Death and Dying.

    Selected Publications

    “Christian Mission and Social Action.” Oxford Handbook of Mission Studies, Kirsteen Kim and Alison Fitchett Climenhaga eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2021

    “Crucified People, Messianic Time and Youth in Protest.” In: Hong kong Protests and Political Theology, Pui Lan Kwok and Francis Ching Wah Yip eds. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming 2021.

    “Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Bill Movement and an Emergence of a Community of Common Destiny: Churches’ Participation and Inquiry.” Interkulturelle Theologie, 46 (2020) (forthcoming).

    “A Story of Defending Human Dignity as a Right and Virtue, with Reference to the Cross Removal Incidents in China.” In Human Dignity, Human Rights and Social Justice, Zhibin Xie, Pauline Kollontai, and Sebastian Kim eds. Singapore: Springer, 2020. Pp.69-82.

    “The Role of Religions in Anti-Extradition Bill Protests.” In One Country One System, Benny Tai and Eric Lai eds. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Civil Hub, 2009. Pp.25-28.

    “Parent-Child and Center-Edge Metaphors; A Theological Engagement with the Social Imaginary of ‘One Country, Two Systems’.” Political Theology, 20 (2019): 5, 392-410.

    “In Search of True-ness: Dialogue Between Political Localism and Theological Ecumenism in Post-Umbrella Movement.” International Journal of Public Theology, 11 (2017), 431-454.

    “The Captivity of the Church: The Reformation, House Churches in China and Ecumenicity.” Asian Horizon, 11 (2017): 2, 340-356.

    “Umbrella Movement and Kairos: A Theological Encounter.” In Occupy Hong Kong: Theological Reflections on the Umbrella Movement, Justin Tse and Jonathan Tan eds. New York: Macmillan Palgrave, 2016. Pp.107-129.

    “Conspiracy, Trust and Healthy Scepticism.” In: Mission as Ministry of Reconciliation, Robert Schreiter and Knud Jorgensen eds. Oxford: Regnum, 2013. Pp.309-318.


    Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong


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