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Korea - A Religious History

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Korea - A Religious History by James H. Grayson
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This is an historical survey of all the religious traditions of Korea in relation to the socio-cultural trends of seven different periods of Korean history. The book includes a discussion of the history of the study of religion in Korea, a chronological description of Korean folk religion including shamanism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, Islam, and Korean New Religions, and some final observations about the unique characteristics of religious beliefs and practices in Korea.

Author Biography

Dr James H. Grayson is Reader in Modern Korean Studies in the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield, and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. His research interests are in traditional Korean religion, Korean Christianity and Korean oral folklore.
Release date NZ
August 22nd, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
RoutledgeCurzon
Pages
316
Dimensions
156x234x18
ISBN-13
9780700716050
Product ID
1681207

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