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JCA 2017 Workshop Speaker

Dr Kwok Wai-Luen

VICE PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY CHINA, AND MEMBER OF THE THEOLOGY COMMITTEE OF CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE CHURCH UNION OF HONG KONG

Dr Kwok Wai-Luen is Assistant Professor of the Department of Religion and Philosophy, and Associate Director of Centre for Sino-Christian Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. He also serves as Vice President of the Society for the Study of the History of Christianity in China and is a member of the Theology Committee of Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Union of Hong Kong. He received his MSocSc in Counselling from the City University of Hong Kong, MDiv and ThM in Christianity and Chinese Culture from Alliance Bible Seminary, Hong Kong, and PhD in Theology from King’s College London.

He has authored and edited 4 books and published more than 20 journal articles on Chinese Christianity and Systematic Theology. His most recent book publication is Self-defence or Social Concern? The Social and Political Participation of Hong Kong Church (2014). He has been awarded two General Research Fund projects of Research Grant Council of HKSAR Government since he joined HKBU in 2012. Both projects are in the history of Christianity in China.