The Northeast Asia Reconciliation Initiative is an emerging community of Christian leaders from Northeast Asia and the U.S. seeking to embody God’s vision of reconciliation. The initiative is a theological fueling station to inspire, form, and support practitioners, church leaders, and educators and scholars from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and the U.S. Through spaces of community and learning shaped by biblically-inspired content and methodologies, the goal is to nourish the Christian witness of peace and reconciliation across historical divides and current tensions in the region.

Strategic Partnerships

The Northeast Asia Initiative would not be possible without mutually transformative engagement with partner organizations and leaders who provide various gifts and resources to the initiative. Current partners with Duke Divinity School include:

  • Mennonite Central Committee
  • Representatives from the United Church of Christ in Japan, InterVarsity Korea, Northeast Asia Regional Peacebuilding Institute (NARPI), and a number of universities and seminaries in Northeast Asia (including Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, and Presbyterian)