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  • The Spirit Moves West. Korean Missionaries in America.
    Kim, Rebecca Y. (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Case study of a non-denominational Evangelical Korean mission society in the U.S.A. Responding to Korea's relationship to its "big brother," U.S.A., the missionaries sought to "make history" by saving the U.S. from secularization. After the founder's death, the missionary society began to Americanize.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Korea (South); University Bible Fellowship; Authoritarianism; Case study; Conservative, U.S.A.; Generations; Sect; Evangelical, Korea (South); Race; Missionary; Korea (South); Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Patriarchy; Typology; Korean Americans
  • Another Christian right? The politicization of Korean Protestantism in contemporary global society.
    Cho, Kyuhoon (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 310-327.

    After the end of the Cold War, the Protestant churches ceased to grow, and some have become politically active on the right.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Korea (South); Protestant, Korea (South); Korea (South)
  • Transforming fatherhood: Reconstructing fatherhood through faith-based father school in South Korea.
    Kim, Seongeun, and Karen Mui-Teng Quek (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 231-250.

    Based on interviews with 20 middle class Korean men who completed an Evangelical Father School program organized by the Duranno Father School Movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Family; Evangelical, Korea (South)
  • The Heavenly Touch Ministry in the age of Millennial Capitalism. A Phenomenological Perspective.
    Kim, Sung-Gun (2012)
    Nova Religio 15:3: 51-64.

    Sees the Heavenly Touch Ministry as a product of global capitalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Heavenly Touch Ministry; Pentecostal, Korea; Korea (South); Prosperity Gospel, Korea
  • Markets of piety and pious markets: The protestant ethic and the spirit of Korean capitalism.
    Baldacchino, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 367-385.

    Rather than a Confucian work ethic, it is Puritan-like Protestantism in South Korea that has an elective affinity with capitalism. Bsed on field work in a Seoul congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South), Seoul; Parish; Protestant Ethic
  • Korean Christian Zionism: A sociological study of mission.
    Kim, Sung Gun (2011)
    International Review of Mission 100:1: 85-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Missions
  • How do religions differ in their impact on individuals' social capital? The case of South Korea.
    Jeong, Hoi Ok (2010)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 39:1: 142-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Social capital
  • Geopolitical mission strategies: The case of the Unification Church in Japan and Korea.
    Sakurai Yoshihide (2010)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 37:2: 317-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Korea (South); Unification Church, Japan; Missions, Japan; Japan; Korea (South)
  • Confidence in Religious Leaders in Korea: A Research Note.
    Kim, Jibum, Sang-wook Kim, and Jeong-Han Kang (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:2: 320-327.

    Uses 2003-07 Korean General Social Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Confidence in religious leaders; Korea (South); Clergy image
  • Trends of Religious Identification in Korea: Changes and Continuities.
    Kim, Jibum, Yongmo Lee, Jaesok Son, and Tom W. Smith (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 789-793.

    Census data show increases in religion 1985-95 but stability (escept for growing Catholicism) 1995-2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Korea (South)
  • The Puzzle of Korean Christianity: Geopolitical Networks and Religious Conversion in Early Twentieth-century East Asia.
    Kane, Danielle, and Jung Mee Park (2009)
    American Journal of Sociology 115(2):365-404.

    Focuses on the macro level level history, highlighting the compatibility of Protestant Christianity and nationalistic rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Diffusion; Network; Identity, national; Protestant, Korea; Korea
  • Deliverance and Submission: Evangelical Women and the Negotiation of Patriarchy in South Korea.
    Chong, Kelly H. (2008)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Patriarchy; Korea (South); Women; Evangelical, Korea (South)
  • Pilgrims and Progress. The Production of Religious Experience in a Korean Religion.
    Bell, Kirsten (2008)
    Nova religio 12:1: 83-102.

    Based on field work in Korea. Chondogyo is a modernizing religion and hence is ambivalent over trance but emphasizes pilgrimage instead.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Pilgrimage; Korea (South); Chondogyo; Trance
  • Severe Underrepresentation of Women in Church Leadership in the Korean Immigrant Community in the United States.
    Min, Pyong Gap (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 225-241.

    Korean immigrant churches in the greater New York area have few women leaders, more because of a Confucian-based patriarchy & migrant males' status needs than because of conservative theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Women; Korean Americans; Patriarchy; Korea (South); Clergy; Sexism; Protestant, Korea (South); United States, New York, New York
  • Korean Protestant Christianity in the midst of globalization: neoliberalism and the pentecostalization of Korean churches.
    Kim, Sung Gun (2007)
    Korea Journal 47:4: 147-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea; Pentecostal, Korea; Globalization; Korea (South)
  • Nonofficial Religion in South Korea: Prevalence of Fortunetelling and Other Forms of Divination.
    Kim, Andrew Eungi (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 284-302.

    Presents data from Korean secondary sources.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Popular religion; Fortune telling
  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisé. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, Raphaël (2004)
    Paris: Ellipses

    Analyzes the westernization of the Buddhist traditions, globally, with special focus on Asian nations & France, some information on North America and the U.K.. The westernized traditions legitimate political engagement at the infra- & supra-state levels. Uses a typology of Buddhism: pietist-culturalist, nationalist-moralist, elitist-culturalist, intimist-individualist, & solardist-universalist.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Thailand; Buddhist, Korea; Activism; Buddhist, China; Buddhist, France; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, India; Buddhist, Tibet; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, Vietnam; Buddhist, Great Britain; Phenomenology; Zen; Soka Gakkai, France; Soka Gakkai; Buddhist, Japan; Globalization; Buddhist; Buddhist, Burma; Falun Gong; Buddhist, Tibetan, France
  • Buddhist and Protestant Korean Immigrants. Religious Beliefs and Socioeconomic Aspects of Life.
    Kwon, Okyun (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

    Based on interview, questionnaire, & participant observation data from New York; questionnaires were sent to a national U.S. sample of Korean Buddhist temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Cho-gye; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Comparative; United States, New York, New York; Korea; Other-worldly asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism; Christian, Korea; Generations; Economic; Assimilation; Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.; Korean Americans
  • Buddhist and Protestant Korean Immigrants. Religious Beliefs and Socioeconomic Aspects of Life.
    Kwon, Okyun (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

    Based on interview, questionnaire, & participant observation data from New York; surveys were sent to a U.S. sample of Korean Buddhist temples. Religious congregations promoted social capital for adjustment, but participation itself hindered assimilation.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, New York, Salisberry Mills; Buddhist, Korea; Assimilation; Korean Americans
  • Characteristics of Religious Life in South Korea: A Sociological Survey.
    Kim, Andrew Eungi (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 43:3: 291-310.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Education; Buddhist, Korea (South); Christian, Korea (South)
  • Das "andere" Wachstumswunder. Protestantische Kirchen in Sudkorea.
    Kern, Thomas (2001)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 30:5: 341-361.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea; Korea (South)
  • Protestant Christianity and its Place in a Changing Korea.
    Park, Yong-Shi (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 507-524.

    Protestantism came as a modernizing force, then merged with Korean nationalism during the Japanese occupation, & finally became submerged into the culture of economic development.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Korea (South); Nationalism; Protestant, Korea
  • Buddhism and the Modernization Process in Korea.
    Shim, Jae-ryong (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 541-548.

    Education, not religion, is related to individual modernism in Korea; analyzes Korean poll data.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Buddhist, Korea (South); Korea (South)
  • Religion and the Nation-state in South Korea: A Case of Changing Interpretations of Modernity in a Global Context.
    König, Matthias (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 551-570.

    In the 1980s a turn to Confucian models reformulated what Koreans mean by modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Modernity; Korea (South); Confucian, Korea (South)
  • Korean Religious Culture and Its Affinity to Christianity: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in South Korea.
    Kim, Andrew Eungi (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:2: 117-133.

    Parallels between shaminism & some strains of Protestant Christianity explain the growth of the latter in Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea; Korea (South); Magic; Values; Shamanism
  • Introduction.
    Daiber, Karl-Fritz (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 459-466.

    As well as introducing the volume, explains the difficulties in establishing religious adherence or membership estimates in South Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Membership; Korea (South)
  • La Conquête de la Modernité par les Nouveaux Mouvements Chrétiens Coréens.
    Luca, Nathalie (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 525-539.

    Associated Search Terms: Providence Church, Korea (South); Modernity; Unification Church, Korea (South); Korea (South); Full Gospel Church, Korea (South)
  • Korean Civil Religion and Modernity.
    Cha, Seong Hwan (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 467-485.

    Korean civil religion is privatistic & familist; it undermines modernization.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Korea (South); Modernization; Civil religion
  • La religion, le droit et le problème de l'intégration social en Corée: évolution de la société entre autonomie nationale et tradition confucianiste.
    Jetzkowitz, Jens (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 487-505.

    The formation of a secular legal code, essential to modernization, conflicts with Korean religious social integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (societal); Korea (South); Modernization; Legitimation; Law
  • Pentecôtisme en Corée.
    Luca, Nathalie (1999)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 105: 99-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Korea; Korea
  • Pentecôtismes en Corée.
    Lucca, Nathalie (1999)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 44/105: 99-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Providence; Full Gospel Church, Korea; Pentecostal, Korea; Korea
  • A sociological study on the factors of church growth and decline in Korea.
    Lee, Won Gue (1999)
    Korea Journal 39:4: 235-269.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Membership
  • Zur religiös-kulturellen Situation im Korea der Gegenwart.
    Yoon, Yee-Heum (1998)
    In Siegfried Keil, Jens Jetzkowitz, and Matthias König (eds.) Modernisierung und Religion in Südkorea. Studien zur Multireligiosität in einer ostasiatischen Gesellschaft. München: Weltforum verlag, pp. 77-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South)
  • Die Ausbildung von organisatorischen Strukturen im modernen Buddhismus und Konfuzianismus.
    Daiber, Karl-Fritz (1998)
    In Siegfried Keil, Jens Jetzkowitz, and Matthias König (eds.) Modernisierung und Religion in Südkorea. Studien zur Multireligiosität in einer ostasiatischen Gesellschaft. München: Weltforum Verlag, pp. 149-162.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Confucian, Korea (South); Buddhist, Korea (South); Confucian, Korea; Buddhist, Korea; Korea (South)
  • Negotiating Patriarchy: South Korean Evangelical Women and the Politics of Gender.
    Chong, Kelly H. (1998)
    Gender and Society 20:6: 697-724.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Korea (South); Women; Politics, Korea (South); Patriarchy; Korea (South)
  • Koreanischen Protestantismus im Modernisierungsprozess--Charisma in etablierter Kirche und Minjunggemeindebewegung.
    Chi, In-Gyw, and Jesn Jetzkowitz (1998)
    In Siegfried Keil, Jens Jetzkowitz, and Matthias König (eds.) Modernisierung und Religion in Südkorea. Studien zur Multireligiosität in einer ostasiatischen Gesellschaft. München: Weltforum Verlag, pp. 197-217.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Korea (South); Modernization; Protestant, Korea
  • Religion und gesellschaftliche Entwicklung in Südkorea: Überlegungen zu einer soziologischen Analyse von Modernisierung im ostasiatischen Kontext.
    Jetkowitz, Jens, and Matthias König (1998)
    In Siegfried Keil, Jens Jetzkowitz, and Matthias König (eds.) Modernisierung und Religion in Südkorea. Studien zur Multireligiosität in einer ostasiatischen Gesellschaft. München: Weltforum Verlag, pp. 19-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Korea (South)
  • The progressive Christian church and democracy in South Korea.
    Chang, Yun-Shik (1998)
    Jouranl of Church and State 40:2: 437-486.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Democracy
  • Confucianism in Contemporary Korea.
    Koh, Byong-ik (1996)
    In Tu Wei-ming (ed.) Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian, Korea; Korea
  • Korean Shamans and the Spirits of Capitalism.
    Kendall, Laurel (1996)
    American Anthropologist 98:3: 512-517.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea; Economic; Shaman
  • Confucianism and the Korean Family.
    Park, In-Sook Han, and Lee-Jay Cho (1995)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 26:1:117-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea; Family; Confucian, Korea
  • The empire strikes back. Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 87-102.

    Background history of American Pentecostal msision to Korea; study of Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan. Koreans tend to 'shamanize' Pentecostalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Korea; Pentecostal, Japan; Missions; Shamanism; Korea (South)
  • Social Sources of Church Growth: Korean Churches in the Homeland and Overseas.
    Soo Han, Gil (1994)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Economic entrepreneurship study of Christian church growth in Korea & among Korean Australians.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Membership; Korean Australians; Korea; Christian, Korea; Australia, Sydney
  • The Zen Monastic Experience.
    Buswell, Robert E. (1992)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Account by a former monk, of an eclectically Zen Buddhist monastery in Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Zen, Korea; Korea; Monasticism
  • Les Eglises chrétiennes et leurs engagements socio-politiques en Corée du Sud, 1972-1990: une étude sociologique des rapports entre religions et politique.
    Choi, Jong-Chul (1991)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Université Paris IV.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Korea (South); Korea (South); Politics, Korea (South); Christian, Korea
  • The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman: Of Tales and the Telling of Tales.
    Kendall, Laurel (1988)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Korea
  • A Comparative Study of Two New Religious Movements in the Republic of Korea: The Unification Church and the Full Gospel Central Church.
    Choi, Syn-Duk (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 113-145.

    Includes 1978 questionnaire data from 8 large parishes of the Full Gospel Central Church, a Korean affiliate of the Assemblies of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, Korea (South); Korea (South); Unification Church, Korea (South)
  • The Explosive Growth of the Korean Church Today: A Sociological Analysis.
    Kim, Byung-suh (1985)
    International Review of Mission 124: 59-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Christian, Korea (South)
  • Christian Mission and the Liberation of Korean Women.
    Yi Hyo-Jae (1985)
    International Review of Mission 74: 93-102.

    The Christian missions in Korea gave women important, though subservient, roles outside the home & interjected them into political concerns.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Christian, Korea (South); Missions; Korea (South); Missions, Korea (South); Politics, Korea (South)
  • The Role of Christianity in the Economic Modernization of South Korea.
    Kim, Jim Young (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Florida State University. [DAI 48:5 A, p. 1288]

    Minimizes the role of Protestant Christianity in the economic development of South Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Modernization; Historical; Protestant Ethic
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