Korea - A Religious History

James H. Grayson (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$87.54
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
October 27, 2002
Pages
316
Dimensions
6.82 X 0.69 X 8.62 inches | 1.06 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780700716050
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About the Author

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.