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BBus GCCS GDCS MDiv PhD Post-Doctoral Associate

Xiaoli has been serving in Australia and Asia as a lecturer, pastor and mentor. In her teaching, she adopts creative methodologies to build bridges between the secular and the sacred, the East and the West, theology and poetry. She enjoys research, poetry, travel and her dog. Monographs Yang, Xiaoli. A Dialogue between Haizi’s Poetry and the Gospel of Luke—Chinese Homecoming and the Relationship with Jesus Christ. Theology and Mission in World Christianity. Leiden: Brill, 2018. Book chapters Yang, Xiaoli. “Poetry as Theology—a Creative Path.” In Challenging Tradition: Innovation in Advanced Theological Education, ICETE Series, edited by Perry Shaw and Havilah Dharamraj, 425-45. Carlisle: Langham Global Library, 2018. Yang, Xiaoli, Havilah Dharamraj, Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen, and Karen Shaw. “Verse by Verse: The Use of Poetry in Advanced Theological Education”. In Challenging Tradition: Innovation in Advanced Theological Education, ICETE Series, edited by Perry Shaw and Havilah Dharamraj, 447-59. Carlisle: Langham Global Library, 2018. Yang, Xiaoli. “A ‘Steam Boat’ Theology of Home—Reading the Gospel of Luke with Chinese Eyes”. In Reimaging Home, edited by Darrell Jackson, Rosemary Dewerse and Darren Cronshaw. Sydney: Morling Press, 2018 (forthcoming). Yang, Xiaoli. ‘Meal Custom’, ed. Dyron Daughrity, in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018 (forthcoming). Yang, Xiaoli. ‘Jesus – Christianity – China’ in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Jesus – Kairos, Vol 14, ed. Christine Helmer, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. Articles Yang, Xiaoli. “The Rise of the Middle Kingdom – Reflections on Chinese Indigenous Mission Movement”. Australian Journal of Mission Studies 12, no. 1 (June 2018) Yang, Xiaoli. ‘China, Christianity and the Question of Culture’ in International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church, Vol 15, Issue 4, 2015.

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