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Making of Korean Christianity Protestant Encounters with Korean Religions, 1876-1915

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ISBN-10: 1602585768

ISBN-13: 9781602585768

Edition: 2015

Authors: Sung-Deuk Oak

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A major catalyst for the growth of Korean Christianity occurred at the turn of the twentieth century when Western missionaries encountered the religious landscape of Korea. These first-generation missionaries have been framed as destroyers of Korean religion and culture. Yet, as Sung-Deuk Oak shows in The Making of Korean Christianity, existing Korean religious tradition also impacted the growth and character of evangelical Christianity. The melding of indigenous Korean religions and Christianity led to a highly localized Korean Christianity that flourished in the early modern era. The Making of Korean Christianity sorts fact from myth in this exhaustive examination of the local and global…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Baylor University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 437
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Sung-Deuk Oak is Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Chair, Associate Professor of Korean Christianity, University of California, Los Angeles. He lives in Simi Valley, California.