Doctor of Philosophy
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Master of Sacred Theology
Wartburg Theological Seminary

Master of Arts in Theology, Development, and Evangelism
Wartburg Theological Seminary

Dr. Man-Hei Yip

Assistant Professor of Systematics

Faculty Biography

Man-Hei Yip is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology. She earned her MA in Theology, Development, and Evangelism, and STM from Wartburg Theological Seminary, and her PhD from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Before joining the Wartburg faculty, she taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Wartburg Theological Seminary and held a Visiting Researcher position at Boston University School of Theology in connection with the Center for Global Christianity and Mission. She has been invited on several occasions by the Lutheran World Federation and World Council of Churches to speak about issues concerning justice, peace, and sustainable development.

IN 106 Spiritual Practices
HT 245 An Introduction to Christology in Global Contexts


Interrogating the Language of “Self” and “Other” in the History of Modern Christian Mission: Contestation, Subversion, and Re-imagination. (forthcoming)

Book Chapters

“Remembering the Immigrant Experience: The Body of Christ as a Borderless Space to Embrace Our Shared Humanity in the Face of Rising Xenophobia,” in Christine Helmer (Ed.) Truth-Telling and Other Ecclesial Practices of Resistance. (forthcoming)

“The Lord’s Prayer, Petitions 1-4,” in J. Paul Rajashekar (Ed.) Luther’s Small Catechism: An Exposition of the Christian Faith in Asian Contexts and Cultures. New Delhi, India: Christian World Imprints, 2019.

“Reformation and Asia: Reconceptualizing Lutheranism as a Language Event,” in Peter Vethanayagamony and F. Volker Greifenhagen (Eds.) Global Lutheranism: Vitality and Challenges. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press, 2018.


“Turning an End into a New Beginning: Contesting Epistemic Authority in Matthew’s Olivet Discourse,” Currents in Theology and Mission 46:4 (October 2019): 15-20.

“Making Lessons Relevant Again,” Dialog: A Journal of Theology 58:3 (May 2019): 163-164.

“The Ongoing Mission: Making New Commitments to Global Solidarity,” Lutheran Scholars of Religion Newsletter (Summer 2019): 1-2.

“The Death of Language: Religious Space, Immigration, and Human Solidarity in an Age of Division,” [A Blog Post].

“I am an Immigrant,” Currents in Theology and Mission 45:1 (January 2018): 3-4.

“Text and World, Unity or Division? Questioning Lindbeck’s Postliberal Biblical Interpretation,” Currents in Theology and Mission 44:2 (April 2017): 11-15.

“Truth in a Pluralistic World: A Dialogue with Lesslie Newbigin,” Currents in Theology and Mission 40:2 (April 2013): 112-119.

Expertise information coming soon.