ERB Editor C. Christopher Smith sat down at Urbana with Sabrina Chan and La Thao, two first-time podcast guests and co-authors of the recent book Learning Our Names: Asian American Christians on Identity, Relationships, and Vocation. They discuss the writing of this project, the importance of names, and their personal backgrounds.
Sabrina Chan, a daughter of immigrants from Hong Kong, is national director of Asian American Ministries for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. She is an ordained minister and earned a master’s degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. La Thao, who is Hmong American, is an InterVarsity campus staff in Wisconsin and previously served as the director of InterVarsity’s Hmong Christian Collegiate Conference.
Books Mentioned in this Episode:
If you’d like to order any of the following books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)
- Learning Our Names: Asian American Christians on Identity, Relationships, and Vocation — Sabrina S. Chan, Linson Daniel, E. David de Leon, La Thao
- Voices of Lament: Reflections on Brokenness and Hope in a World Longing for Justice — Natasha Sistrunk Robinson
- What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma — Stephanie Foo
- Motherhood: A Confession — Natalie Carnes
If you’d like to order any of the above books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)
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