By Rebecca Y. Kim
In the prior two decades, many often white campus spiritual teams became Asian American. this day there are greater than fifty evangelical Christian teams at UC Berkeley and UCLA by myself, and eighty% in their participants are Asian American. At Harvard, Asian americans represent 70% of the Harvard Radcliffe Christian Fellowship, whereas at Yale, Campus campaign for Christ is now ninety% Asian. Stanford's Intervarsity Christian Fellowship has develop into virtually solely Asian.
There has been little study, or maybe acknowledgment, of this extraordinary development.
God’s New Whiz Kids? makes a speciality of second-generation Korean americans, who make up the vast majority of Asian American evangelicals, and explores the standards that lead college-bound Korean American evangelicals—from built-in, combined race neighborhoods—to create racially segregated non secular groups on campus. Kim illuminates an emergent “made within the usa” ethnicity to assist clarify this development, and to make clear a gaggle that could be altering the face of yank evangelicalism.
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God's New Whiz Kids?: Korean American Evangelicals on Campus by Rebecca Y. Kim