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B.SocSc. (HKU);

Ph.D. (CUHK)

Email: | Tel: 3943-1369 | Office: KKB 226

Research Interests

  • Practical Theology in Asia
  • Asia Theology and Postcolonialism
  • Context Theology
  • Cross-cultural and Interfaith Pastoral Care and Christian Counseling


Recent Research Projects

  • Seeking a Contextual Understanding of Interfaith Encounter in Christian Pastoral Care Settings in a Non-Western and Non-Christian Postsecular Society (GRF project; since 2020)
  • Provision of Service of Revising Learning Resource on Normative Ethics (Knowledge transferred projected funded by Education Bureau, HKSAR Govt; completed in 2017)
  • Protestant Death Rituals, Continuing Bonds between the Living and the Dead, and Bereavement Care (GRF project; completed in 2016)
  • Postcoloniality, Resistance, and the History of Asian Theology in the 1970s-Reclaiming the Resistance of Theological Indigenization (Completed in 2016)
  • Investigating the Postcolonial Resistance in Asian Theologies - Two Indigenous Chinese Christian Thinkers as Case Studies (Direct Grants project; completed in 2013
  • Toward a Revision of Hope-based Christian Counseling Approaches with a Mutually Critical Correlational Analysis (GRF project; completed in 2011)
  • Turning PointA Qualitative Study of Motivation of Change in Hong Kong Chinese Chronic Pain Patients (Co-Investigator)


Most Representative Publications


Kwan, Simon Shui-Man. "Decolonizing ‘Protestant’ Death Rituals for the Chinese Bereaved—Negotiating a Resistance That Is Contextually Relevant." International Journal of Practical Theology (in press).


———. "Practical Theologies in Chinese Speaking Societies—a Cross-Cultural Consideration." International Journal of Practical Theology 24, no. 2 (2020): 1-24.

———. "Wrestling with God in Context—Revisiting the Theology and Social Vision of Shoki Coe (Review)." International Journal of Asian Christianity 3 (2020): 245-46.

———. "Asian Theologies." "Colonial Church: An Asian Case Study." "Contextual Theology." "Postcolonial Theology and Mission." In Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South, edited by Mark A. Lamport. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

———. "Negotiating the Meaning of Spirituality in Holistic Health Care from a Chinese Perspective." Practical Theology 11, no. 1 (2018): 17-28.

———. Negotiating a Presence-Centred Christian Counselling: Towards a Theologically Informed and Culturally Sensitive Approach. Newcastle: CSP, 2016.

———. "Interrogating the Telos of Creation—Re-Reading Genesis 1 in Light of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong." In Doing Theology with Local Wisdom and People Spirituality: Asian Contribution to Theology of Creation and Wider Ecumenism, edited by Programme For Theology and Culture in Asia, 48-80. Tainan, Taiwan: PTCA, 2016.

———. QUEST—Studies on Religion & Culture in Asia Vols. 1-5 (Journal editor since 2016)

———. “The Construct of ‘Hope’ in Spiritual Care—An Empirical Exploration of Its Contextualization [In Chinese].” Hill Road [山道期刊] 34 (2014): 107-126.

———. Postcolonial Resistance and Asian Theology. London; New York: Routledge, 2014.





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