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By Sebastian C. H. Kim,Kirsteen Kim

With a 3rd of South Koreans now deciding upon themselves as Christian, Christian church buildings play an more and more sought after function within the social and political occasions of the Korean peninsula. Sebastian Kim and Kirsteen Kim's finished and well timed historical past of alternative Christian denominations in Korea contains surveys of the Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions in addition to new church pursuits. They study the Korean Christian diaspora and missionary events from South Korea and in addition supply state-of-the-art insights into North Korea. This publication, the 1st fresh 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 specific and multireligious cultural historical past, South Korea's quick upward push in worldwide financial energy and the precarious nation of North Korea, which threatens worldwide peace. This background should be an incredible source for all scholars of global Christianity, Korean reviews and undertaking studies.

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