Cultural Engagement: A Meeting of East Asia and America
Dr. Darrell Bock, executive director of Cultural Engagement at DTS, talks with Samuel Lee, Grace Choi, and Dr. Samuel Chia about the complex and multi-faceted experiences of East Asians in America.
Dr. Bock is senior research professor of New Testament and executive director for cultural engagement at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored or edited more than forty books, including Jesus according to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels, Jesus in Context: Background Readings for Gospel Study, Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to Sources and Methods, Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel’s King, Who Is Jesus?: Linking the Historical Jesus with the Christ of Faith, and Key Events in the Life of the Historical Jesus: A Collaborative Exploration of Context and Coherence.
Samuel Lee received his ThM from DTS in 2018, and is currently pursuing a PhD at DTS in Theological Studies. He works in the DTS Chinese Program as well as the parachurch organization CCF International. Sam has a passion for teaching the Bible and theology as well as in cross-cultural missions, serving in both capacities at his home church Dallas Chinese Fellowship Church. He is happily married to his wife of 3 years, Febrina Rudolf.
Samuel Chia (ThM, 1994; PhD, 2003) serves as assistant professor of New Testament Studies and director for Chinese Online Education at DTS and regularly teaches classes related to a variety of New Testament topics and issues. He has served as a lecturer, assistant professor, or adjunct professor at seminaries in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the US. Dr. Chia and his wife, Sunny, have one son.