Curriculum Vitae Dr. CHENG Yang-en
|Date of Birth
||21 April 21 1957
|Place of Birth
Princeton Theological Seminary, U.S.A.
||The theology of the Calvinist resistance movement: A theological study of the French calvinist resistance literature (1572-1579)
Taiwan Theological Seminary, Taiwan
||Master of Divinity
National Chung-Hsin University, Taiwan
Areas of Specialization
History of Christianity and History of Christian Doctrines, with special concentration on the Reformation Studies and Reformed Theology
History of Christianity in Taiwan
Two-Third World Theologies
Indigenous and Contextual Theology
||International Coordinator, Theological Commission of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians
||Member of the Faith and Order Commission, World Council of Churches
||Project Leader of the Chronicle Project of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan
||>Member and Co-Moderator of the Committee on Faith, Mission and Unity, Christian Conference of Asia
||Editor in Chief, Taiwan Journal of Theology
||Chair of the Church History Committee of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan
||Executive member of the Committee on Ecumenical Affairs, Presbyterian Church in Taiwan
Membership in Professional Societies
- American Society of Church History
- Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
- Calvin Studies Society
- Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS)
- Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT)
- International Congress of Calvin Research
(with Chen Nan-jou, Huang Po-ho) (eds.) Bible, interpretation and context - festschrift honoring the retirement of Dr. I-Jin Loh. Taipei: Yung-Wang, 2001.
Memories and heritage of faith: Biographical sketches of significant figures in the church history of Taiwan. Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 2001. (In Chinese)
(ed.) A short biography of George Leslie Mackay. Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 2000. (In Chinese)
History and faith: A Christian perspective on Taiwan and the world. Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 1999. (In Chinese)
(with Natalie Lin) (co ed.) The growth and deepening of faith: An collection of essays on Christian education. Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 1998. (In Chinese)
(ed.) Human being and Christian life: Faith seeking understanding (2). Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 1998. (In Chinese)
(ed.) God and theology: Faith seeking understanding (1). Tainan: Jen-Kuang, 1997. (In Chinese)
Studies on Christian views of history: An analytical synthesis of the existential and heilsgeschichte views of history. Taipei: Yung-Wang, 1985. (In Chinese)
"An introduction to the current scholarship and related literature on Calvin studies." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 25. Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 2003. Pp.115-138.
"A sustainable spirituality and compassion for the people and the land." In Chung, Sook Ja & Marlene Perela (eds.), Sustaining Spiritualities with Living Faiths in Asia in the Context of Globalization. Colombo: Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, 2002. Pp. 30-43.
"Jean Morely and the democratization of the ecclesiastical polity in the early Calvinist tradition." In Sou-Young Lee (ed.), Calvin in Asian Churches, Vol. I, Proceedings of the Asian Congress on Calvin Research. Seoul: Korean Calvin Society, 2002. Pp. 353-385.
"The historical development of moral views in the medical mission of the Taiwanese Church." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 24, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 2002. pp.189-214.
"What new song shall we sing?—A review of the theory and practice of Asian theologies from a Taiwanese perspective." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 23, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 2001. Pp. 161-199.
"A preliminary discussion on the methodologies and approaches of contextual historical theology in Taiwan." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 23, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 2001. Pp.17-29.
"The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan and the Taiwanese society: A centennial historical review." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 22, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 2000. Pp. 1-22.
"A look at the relationship between religious spirituality and social culture from the perspective of the development of Christianity—Its significance for the Taiwanese society." In Huang Chong-Leh (ed.), Crises and Turning Points for Taiwan,.Taipei: Chien-Wei, 2001. Pp. 219-238.
"A historical review of Christianity in Taiwan at the turn of the century." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 20. Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 1998. Pp. 123-143.
"The idea of Logos in Justin Martyr’s writings." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vol. 10, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, March 1988. Pp. 255-73.
"Building a harmonious society in Taiwan – An analysis from the ideological perspective." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vo1. 18, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, 1996. Pp. 121-130.
"The Bible and the critique of ideology." In Reading the Bible Through Asian Eyes, Hong Kong: Christian Conference of Asia, 1996. Pp. 91-93.
"Peter Abelard and world religiosity – A study of his Dialogus inter Philosophum, Iudaeum et Christianum." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vol. 15, Taipei, Taiwan Theological Seminary, March 1993. Pp. 83-97
"An autonomous kingdom of God? – A reappraisal of Luther’s view of secular authority." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vol. 14, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, March 1992. pp. 167-85.
"Ernst Troeltsch and Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The identity of Christianity in the modern world." Taiwan Journal of Theology, Vol. 13, Taipei: Taiwan Theological Seminary, March 1991. Pp. 117-39.