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Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. The month provides a continuing opportunity to prayerfully reflect on the contributions of Asian Canadians to Canadian society, and to honour and celebrate this important aspect of Canadian history.

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Additional Resources

Some recommended readings:

  • Ng, David, ed., People on the Way: Asian North Americans Discovering Christ, Culture, and Community (Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 1996).
  • Ng, Greer Anne, "The Dragon and The Lamb: Chinese Festivals in the Life of Chinese Canadian/American Christians," Religious Education 84:3 (Summer 1989).
  • Ng, Greer Anne Wenh-In, "The United Church of Canada: A Church Fittingly National" in Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada, ch. 6 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008).
  • Taylor, Rev. Wendy J, and Margaret Kimball Cross, No Longer Strangers: The Practice of Radical Hospitality (CreateSpace Independent, 2011).
  • Yee, Russell, Worship on the Way: Exploring Asian North American Christian Experience (Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 2012). What if Asian North American Christians brought more of their identity to church on Sundays? How do biblical forms and freedom for worship ally to Asian North American settings? How might we understand the unity and diversity of Asian North Americans? What particular gifts can Asian North American worshippers offer?
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