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Christianity in modern Korea

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Published by University Press of America, Asia Society in Lanham, MD, New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Korea (South),
  • Korea


  • Korea (South) -- Church history,
  • Korea -- Church history

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 53-54.

StatementDonald N. Clark.
SeriesAsian agenda report ;, 5
LC ClassificationsBR1328 .C53 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2716014M
ISBN 100819153842, 0819153850
LC Control Number86009092

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Sebastian C. H. Kim and Kirsteen Kim's comprehensive and timely history of different Christian denominations in Korea includes surveys of the Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions as well as new church movements. Clark, Charles A. Digest of the Presbyterian Church of Korea. Seoul: Religious Book and Tract Society. Conference of Federated Missions in Japan. The Christian Movement in the Japanese Empire. vol. Tokyo. de Bretenieres, Appert Camille. For the Faith: Life of Just de Bretenieres, Martyred in Korea, March 8, tr. by Florence Gilmore. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Korean Journey With Jesus: A Collection of Stories (Korean Edition). Christianity in Modern Korea is a short and very condensed book. This BOOK REVIEWS77 can be a positive aspect since it allows the reader to become acquainted with a broad range of subjects in a short time. The style is clear and direct, which makes the reading more pleasant.

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