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Dr. Barbara Leung Lai

Dr. Barbara Leung Lai

Professor of old Testament, Director, Pastoral and Chinese Ministry Program

Dr. Barbara Leung Lai spoke at the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual Meeting held from November 22-26, 2013, in Baltimore, Maryland. The title of her lecture was “I-Voice, Emotion and Selfhood in Nehemiah.” She also presented a response paper to four presentations at the Psychology and Biblical Studies Section at SBL entitled “Affirmation: Irony and Transformation – A Response.” As the Program Director of the new Theological Training Program for pastors in Ukraine, Dr. Leung Lai will be travelling under the partnership of the Hudson Taylor Centre and SEND. Once there, she will teach a course for 15 pastoral staff from four different cities in Ukraine. Also, in the spring of 2014 Dr. Leung Lai will publish two works: one a chapter entitled “Ecclesiastes” (Pearson Prentice Hall) for the journal Global Perspectives on the Old Testament, and the other an article in the journal Vital Faith Bible (Zondervan) entitled “Father: Eternal/Unchanging.”