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Religion and spirituality in Korean America

Author: David Yoo; Ruth H Chung
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008.
Series: Asian American experience.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Religion and Spirituality in Korean America examines the ambivalent identities of predominantly Protestant Korean Americans in Judeo-Christian American culture. Focusing largely on the migration of Koreans to the United States since 1965, this interdisciplinary collection investigates campus faith groups and adoptees and probes how factors such as race, the concept of diaspora, and the improvised creation of sacred  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Yoo; Ruth H Chung
OCLC Number: 1200550434
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages).
Contents: Korean American Catholic communities: a pastoral reflection / Anselm Kyongsuk Min --
Asserting Buddhist selves in a Christian land: the maintenance of religious identity among Korean buddhists in America / Sharon A. Suh --
The religiosity and socioeconomic adjustment of Buddhist and Protestant Korean Americans / Okyun Kwon --
Waiting for God: religion and Korean American adoption / Jae Ran Kim --
Liminality and worship in the Korean American context / Sang Hyun Lee --
The restoried lives: the everyday theology of Korean American never-married women / Jung Ha Kim --
Korean American religiosity as a predictor of marital commitment and satisfaction / Ruth H. Chung and Sung Hyun Um --
Replanting sacred spaces: the emergence of second-generation Korean American churches / Sharon Kim --
Second-generation Korean American evangelicals on the college campus: constructing ethnic boundaries / Rebecca Kim --
A usable past? Reflections on generational change in Korean American Protestantism / David K. Yoo.
Series Title: Asian American experience.
Responsibility: edited by David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung.
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