By William Yoo
This ebook examines the partnerships and gear struggles among American missionaries and Korean Protestant leaders in either countries from the past due nineteenth century to the aftermath of the Korean conflict. Yoo analyzes American and Korean resources, together with a plethora of unpublished archival fabrics, to discover the complex histories of cooperation and contestation in the back of the evolving relationships among americans and Koreans whilst the vast majority of the area Christian inhabitants shifted from the worldwide North to the worldwide South. American and Korean Protestants cultivated deep bonds with each other, yet additionally they clashed over crucial concerns of ecclesial authority, cultural distinction, geopolitics, and women’s management. This multifaceted strategy – incorporating the views of missionaries, migrants, ministers, diplomats, and interracial – casts new mild on American and Korean Christianities and captures American and Korean Protestants jointly engaged in an international stream that helped provide delivery to new Christian traditions in Korea, created new transnational spiritual and humanitarian partnerships resembling the realm imaginative and prescient association, and remodeled worldwide Christian traditions starting from Pentecostalism to Presbyterianism.
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American Missionaries, Korean Protestants, and the Changing Shape of World Christianity, 1884-1965 (Perspectives on Modern America) by William Yoo