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Korean American evangelicals : new models for civic life.

Author: Elaine Howard Ecklund; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text looks at how Korean Americans use religion to negotiate civic responsibility, as well as to create racial and ethnic identity. It compares the views and activities of second generation Korean Americans in two different congregational settings, one ethnically Korean and the other multi-ethnic.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Howard Ecklund; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195305493 9780195305494
OCLC Number: 191826778
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Religion and civic life for Korean Americans --
Theoretical interlude : a cultural approach to connecting institutions and Identities --
Religion, race, and ethnicity in two churches --
Models of civic responsibility --
Civic identities --
Civic models and community service --
Evangelicalism and politics for Korean Americans --
Implications for institutional change.

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