Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - God's New Whiz Kids? by Rebecca Y. Kim

In the past twenty years, many traditionally white campus religious groups have become Asian American. Today there are more than fifty evangelical Christian groups at UC Berkeley and UCLA alone, and 80% of their members are Asian American. At Harvard, Asian Americans constitute 70% of the Harvard Radcliffe Christian Fellowship, while at Yale, Campus Crusade for Christ is now 90% Asian. Stanford's Intervarsity Christian Fellowship has become almost entirely Asian.There has been little research, or even acknowledgment, of this striking development.God's New Whiz Kids? focuses on second-generation Korean Americans, who make up the majority of Asian American evangelicals, and explores the factors that lead college-bound Korean American evangelicals--from integrated, mixed race neighborhoods--to create racially segregated religious communities on campus. Kim illuminates an emergent "made in the U.S.A." ethnicity to help explain this trend, and to shed light on a group that may be changing the face of American evangelicalism.

Buy God's New Whiz Kids? by Rebecca Y. Kim from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780814747902
ISBN-10: 0814747906
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 193
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - God's New Whiz Kids? by Rebecca Y. Kim

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about God's New Whiz Kids? book by Rebecca Y. Kim and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Rebecca Y. Kim

Rebecca Kim is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Pepperdine University.

Books By Rebecca Y. Kim

Spirit Moves West by Rebecca Y. Kim
Hardback, February 2015
$113.36