Kim-Cragg, HyeRan
HyeRan Kim-Cragg

ThD (Emmanuel)

hyeran.kimcragg@utoronto.ca | 416-585-4545

Bio

HyeRan Kim-Cragg holds the inaugural Timothy Eaton Memorial Church Professorship in Preaching and serves as Graduate Studies Director at Emmanuel College. She also serves the Executive Committee of the Academy of Homiletics since 2021. Committed to an interdisciplinary approach to homiletics in practical theology, her teaching and research address a range of topics related to biblical interpretation, postcolonial theories, feminist homiletics and liturgy, migration, and decolonizing practices. As a recipient of The Rowntree Scholarship at The United Church of Canada Foundation (2019), She has been doing research on intercultural preaching, as this intersects with race, gender, and multiple identities of the preacher and the congregations.

Specializations

  • Interdisciplinary approach to homiletics in practical theology
  • Postcolonial, critical race, and feminist theories
  • Intercultural preaching
  • Religious education

Recent Publications

Books:

  • Postcolonial Preaching: Creating a Ripple Effect (Lexington, 2021)
  • Interdependence:  A Postcolonial Feminist Practical Theology (Pickwick, 2018)
  • What Does the Bible Say?  In Conversation with Popular Culture (Cascade, 2017)
  • 2 Thessalonians: Wisdom Commentary (Liturgical Press, 2016)
  • Hebrews: Wisdom Commentary (Liturgical Press, 2015)

Articles in Journals:

  •  “Preaching in a Post-Truth Era: Its Critical Task.” International Journal for Homiletics. 4 (2020): 88-102.
  •  “Unfinished and Unfolding Tasks of Preaching: Interdisciplinary, Intercultural, and Interreligious Approaches in the Postcolonial Context of Migration.” Homiletic: The Journal of the Academy of Homiletics 44:2 (2019): 4-17.
  •  "Probing the Pulpit in Postcolonial Feminist Perspectives."  Liturgy Vol. 34:2 (2019): 22-30.
Appointment Status College TST Teaching Category
Basic Degree
GCTS Full
Emmanuel College Regular Tenure Stream

Current Courses

Course Code Course Name Semester
EMP1431HF Education and Faith Formation First Semester
EMP3113HY Worship and Ritual Practicum Full-year
EMP3113HY Worship Team Practicum Full-year
EMP3353HS Anti-Racist Preaching and Community Engagement Second Semester
EMP6353HS Anti-Racist Preaching and Community Engagement Second Semester
EMP1301HS Homiletics I Second Semester