Yongho Francis Lee, OFM

Yongho Francis Lee, OFM

World Religions and World Church
ylee10@nd.edu
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Education

B.S., Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1996
Master of Science, Seoul National University, 2000
Bachelor of Theology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea, 2007
3 Semesters in Graduate School of Theology, The Catholic University of Korea, 2007-8
Part-time student, Washington Theological Union, Washington D.C., Spring 2009
STL, Systematic Theology (Comparative Theology focus), Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, 2011

Profile

Specialization:

Comparative Theology between Christianity and Buddhism

Fields of Interest:

Tension between kataphasis and apophasis
Franciscan Studies: Spirituality, Theology, History, and Mission
Inter-connection between the Catholic missions in America and Asia
Visualization of Theological and Spiritual themes
Suffering, Compassion, and Solidarity

Teaching Competencies:

Medieval Franciscan Studies
Franciscan Mission
Christian Mysticism
World Religions
East Asian Buddhism
Comparative Theology

Dissertation

“Bonaventure and Chinul: Christian and Buddhist Models for Integration of the Intellectual and Spiritual Life”
Director: Robert M. Gimello