Dr. Barbara Leung Lai

Dr. Barbara Leung Lai

Professor of Old Testament

Dr. Leung Lai was in China with a teaching team, which included President Dr. Gary Nelson and Professor Warren Lai. From October 30-November 3 she taught "Book of Daniel" in the In-Ministry MDiv program at Nanjing Union Theological Seminary, the only federal-run seminary in China. During her stay in Nanjing, she also gave three lectures: a public lecture to the student body at the seminary; a lecture in the Department of Philosophy, South East University; and a lecture on "Hebrew Literature" at the Kao-Fung Bookstore, one of the largest humanities bookstores in China.

Dr. Leung Lai presented a paper at the Contextual Biblical Interpretation Consultation and gave a response to the three-member review panel of her last book, Through the "I"-Window: The Inner Life of Characters in the Hebrew Bible at the Psychology and Biblical Studies Section at the 2012 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Chicago, November 17-20, 2012.