A History of Korean Christianity by Sebastian C. H. Kim,Kirsteen Kim PDF

By Sebastian C. H. Kim,Kirsteen Kim

With a 3rd of South Koreans now picking out themselves as Christian, Christian church buildings play an more and more in demand function within the social and political occasions of the Korean peninsula. Sebastian Kim and Kirsteen Kim's accomplished and well timed background of alternative Christian denominations in Korea comprises surveys of the Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions in addition to new church routine. They research the Korean Christian diaspora and missionary hobbies from South Korea and in addition provide state of the art insights into North Korea. This ebook, the 1st contemporary one-volume heritage and research of Korean Christianity in English, highlights the demanding situations confronted by means of the Christian church buildings in view of Korea's special and multireligious cultural historical past, South Korea's swift upward push in worldwide fiscal energy and the precarious nation of North Korea, which threatens worldwide peace. This historical past can be a huge source for all scholars of worldwide Christianity, Korean stories and venture studies.

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