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Korea - Religious History

Korea - Religious History - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0700716050

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ISBN13: 978-0700716050
ISBN10: 070071605X
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Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
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Korea - Religious History - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0700716050

James H. Grayson

ISBN13: 978-0700716050
ISBN10: 070071605X
Cover type:
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This is a 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I Early Korea

Part II The Koryo Dynasty

Part III The Choson Dynasty

Part IV Korea in the Modern Era (1872-2000)

Appendices

A Foundation Myths of the Ancient States

B Religious Statistics and Commentary List of Figures

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