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

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 well-liked position within the social and political occasions of the Korean peninsula. Sebastian Kim and Kirsteen Kim's finished and well timed background of other Christian denominations in Korea contains surveys of the Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions in addition to new church pursuits. They learn the Korean Christian diaspora and missionary hobbies from South Korea and likewise provide state-of-the-art insights into North Korea. This ebook, the 1st fresh one-volume historical past and research of Korean Christianity in English, highlights the demanding situations confronted via the Christian church buildings in view of Korea's special and multireligious cultural historical past, South Korea's speedy upward push in international fiscal strength and the precarious nation of North Korea, which threatens worldwide peace. This background could be a huge source for all scholars of worldwide Christianity, Korean experiences and venture studies.

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