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Sharon A. Bong

Institution Monash University Malaysia
Position Associate Professor
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Recent Publications
  • Book: Bong, Sharon A (2006) The Tension Between Women’s Rights and Religions: The Case of Malaysia. New York: the Edwin Mellen Press
  • Edited Book: Bong, Sharon A. (Ed.). (2014). Trauma, Memory and Transformation in Southeast Asia. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic information and Research Development Centre (SIRD).
  • Book chapters: Bong, S. A. (2018). The feminist praxis of Talitha Kum Southeast Asia: Combatting trafficking in persons to realizing human dignity. In Virginia Saldanha and Metti Amirtham, SCC (Eds.) The 21st century woman still claiming her space: Asian feminist theological perspectives (pp. 87-107). New Delhi: Media House.
  • Bong, S. A. (2018). Transgender. In Lisa Isherwood and Dirk von der Horst (Eds.) Contemporary Theological Approaches to Sexuality (pp. 40-52). London and New York: Routledge.
  • Bong, S. A. (2018). The power of transformation and transforming power: A Malaysian female-to-male transgender person’s narrative. In Jeane Peracullo and Andrea Lizares Si (Eds.) Liberating power: Asian feminist theological perspectives (pp. 13-33). Retrieved from
  • Bong, S. A. (2017). Not only for the sake of man: Asian feminist theological response to Laudato Si. In Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Hilda P. Koster (Eds.) Planetary solidarity: Global women’s voices on Christian doctrine and climate justice (pp. 81-96). Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
  • Bong, S. A. (2017). The roots of human dignity in a Southeast Asian context. In Klaus Krämer and Klaus Vellguth (Eds.) Human dignity: Discourses on Universality and Inalienability (pp. 71-78).Quezon City: Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc.
  • Bong, S. A. (2016). A God by any other name. In Lúcás Chan Yiu Sing, James F. Keenan and Shaji George Kochuthara (Eds.), Doing Asian theological ethics in a cross-cultural and an interreligious context (181-193). Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications.
  • Bong, S. A. (2016). Women's and Feminist Activism in Southeast Asia. The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of gender and sexuality studies (pp. 1–5). Retrieved from: (institutions/organisations). DOI: 10.1002/9781118663219.wbegss593.
  • Bong, S. A. (2016). Women's Ways of Knowing. The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of gender and sexuality studies (pp. 1–3). Retrieved from: (philosophy/ethics). DOI: 10.1002/9781118663219.wbegss597.