Eunjoo Mary Kim

Eunjoo Mary Kim

Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics

Contact Information

Phone: (303) 765-3196

Fax: (303) 777-0164



B.A., M.A., Ewha Women’s University
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary


Professor Kim has taught at Iliff since the spring quarter of 1999, in the areas of preaching, worship, and practical theology. Her scholarly concern is with the development of the theology and method of preaching and worship, relevant to contemporary ministerial contexts. Her research interest includes intercultural hermeneutics, race and gender issues, multiculturalism, and globalization. Kim published four monographs and one co-edited book: Preaching the Presence of God: A Homiletic from the Asian-American Perspective (Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1999), Women Preaching: Theology and Practice through the Ages (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2004), Preaching in an Age of Globalization (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010), Women, Church, and Leadership: New Paradigms, eds. Eunjoo Mary Kim and Deborah Creamer (Eugene: Pickwick Publishers, 2012), and Christian Preaching and Worship in Multicultural Contexts (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017). The co-edited book is a collaborative work with female scholars and local church leaders that bridges between the church and the academia.

Kim serves on the editorial boards of Homiletic and Living Pulpit, and is a member of Academy of Homiletics, North American Academy of Liturgy, American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and Societas Homiletica. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Kim worked for New Garden Korean Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Hanmi Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado.

Representative courses:

  • Preaching in Christian Communities
  • Spiritual Preaching: The Relationship between Preaching and Christian Spirituality (hybrid)
  • Lectionary Preaching and Christian Doctrines (hybrid)
  • Introduction to Christian Worship
  • Worship in Multicultural Contexts (hybrid)
  • Practical Theology

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  • Preaching in an Age of Globalization by Eunjoo Kim, available from Cokesbury