Rev. Dr Oh-Young Kwon
DTh , MTh , MDiv in Biblical Studies , BA


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Rev. Dr Oh-Young Kwon
Dean of Korean Language Programs

Oh-Young is a member of the Faculty of Theology and specialises in the following areas: Biblical Studies .

Research Interests

Paul and the first-century Greco-Roman world, Bible reading in multicultral contexts, intercultural dialogue between the first century Christians and 21st century Christians, women and sexuality in Roman Corinth and comfort women issues in Asain counturies today…

• Member of Society of Biblical Literature
• Member Fellowship for Biblical Studies (Vic)
• Member Korean Evangelical Theological Society
• Member Society of Asian Biblical Studies

Academic Qualifications

2009

DTh (Melbourne College of Divinity affiliated with the University of Melbourne)
Dissertation Title 1 Corinthians 1-4: A Rhetorical and Social Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean Confucian Christian Context

2004

MTh (Melbourne College of Divinity)
Dissertation Title Works of Law (Erga Nomou): Interpretation from the New Perspective on Paul and its Evaluation in a Korean Confucian Context

2001

MDiv in Biblical Studies (Asian Theological Seminary, Philippines)

1994

BA (Korea Baptist Theological University)

Selected Publications

Kwon. O.Y.(2010). Discovering the Characteristics of Collegia - Collegia Sodalicia and Collegia Tenuiorum in 1 Corinthians 8, 10 and 15. Horizons in Biblical Theology, 2010166-182.

Kwon, O.Y.(2010). A Critical Review of Recent Scholarship on the Pauline Opposition and the Nature of its Wisdom (sophia) in 1 Corinthians 1-4. Currents in Biblical Research, 8.3386-427.

Kwon, O.Y.(2010). 1 Corinthians 14 Reconstructing Its Social and Rhetorical Situation and Re-Reading It Cross-Culturally for Korean Confucian Christians Today. Wipf and Stocks Publishers, Eugene, Oregon. | External link

Kwon. O.Y.(2009). 1 Corinthians 12:12-13: An Ethnic Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean-Ethnocentric (danil minjok) Christian Context In Lee Yeong Mee and Yoo Yoon Jong, Mapping and Engaging the Bible in Asian Cultures (pp. 123-39). the Christian Literature Society of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

Kwon, O.Y.(2009). Discovering the Characteristics of Collegia - Collegia Sodalicia and Collegia Tenuiorum in 1 Corinthians 8-10 and 15. Paper presented at the SBL International Meeting: Celebrating the Centenary of the PBI, Rome, Italy, .

Kwon, O.Y.(2008). 1 Corinthians 12:12-13: An Ethnic Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean Ethnocentric Christian Context. Paper presented at the Society of Asian Biblical Studies Conference, Seoul, Korea, .

Kwon, O.Y.(2008). a Confucian Giant: A Contribution of the Legacy of Wisdom and its Social Consequences in 21st century Korea. Paper presented at the Asian Pacific Research Council – Asia Pacific Future Network Signature Event, the Globalising Religion and Culture in Asia-Pacific Conference, Adelaide, .

Kwon, O.Y.(2008). A Contribution of Cicero's legacy to the Reconstruction of the rhetorical situation of 1 Corinthians. Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting program unit Paul and Pauline Literature, Auckland, New Zealand, .

Kwon, O.Y.(2007). 1 Corinthians 1-4: A Rhetorical and Social Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean-Confucian Context. Paper presented at the MCD Research School, , .

Kwon, O.Y.(2006). 1 Corinthians 1-4: A Rhetorical and Social Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean-Confucian Context. Paper presented at the , Whitley Seminar, .

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