About Shijie (SJ)
I am a learner who is passionate about the intersection of Christian Ethics and World Christianity. I grew up in Singapore, a city which still inhabits me as I explore my place in (Asian) America in this season of my journey with God. I studied Anthropology and Business at the University of Pennsylvania, came to faith in Christ shortly after graduation, and was a management consultant in San Francisco before beginning my formal theological education. I studied World Christianity at Regent College, where my thesis explored Singaporean Christians’ missional-ethical responsibility towards foreign domestic workers. Currently, my research explores the intersection of race, Christian mission and ethics in the context of the San Francisco Bay Area. I am animated by the question of what it might mean for the church to live in a way that draws the world to God despite its troubled history. I live in Berkeley with my wife and two baby daughters.
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (Anthropology), B.Sc. (Management)
Christian Ethics, Asian American (Christian) History, Missiology, Ethnography, Public Theology
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