In Jin Moon
In Jin Moon is the former president of the Unification Church of the United States and a daughter of Unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his wife Hak Ja Han. Moon was born in South Korea in 1965 and moved with her family to the United States in 1973. She studied political science and philosophy at Columbia University and pursued her graduate studies at Harvard Divinity School. In the 1980s, Moon spoke at public rallies in support of her father who was convicted of tax fraud by the United States government.
In 2008 Moon assumed the position of CEO at New York City’s Manhattan Center, and implemented a restructuring. She was appointed president of the HSA-UWC America in August 2008 and worked to modernize the church's worship style in an effort to bring in younger members. In 2011, she spoke at an inter-religious conference on religious freedom in Washington DC. In 2012 she resigned from her office following her divorce and remarriage.
- "CT Classic: With Their Leader in Prison, Moonies Pursue Legitimacy", Christianity Today, September 7, 1984.
- Unification Church Woos A Second Generation, National Public Radio, June 23, 2010
- Faith groups call for greater efforts to promote tolerance, Washington Times, July 13, 2011
- The Fall of the House of Moon, The New Republic, November 15, 2013