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Korean Spirituality

Don Baker


Korea has one of the most dynamic and diverse religious cultures of any nation on earth. Koreans are highly religious, yet no single religious community enjoys dominance. Buddhists share the Korean religious landscape with both Protestant and Catholic Christians as well as with shamans, Confucians, and practitioners of numerous new religions. As a result, Korea is a fruitful site for the exploration of the various manifestations of spirituality in the modern world. At the same time, however, the complexity of the country's religious topography can overwhelm the novice explorer. Emphasizing the ... More

Keywords: Korean religion, Korean spirituality, folk religion, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, indigenous religion, Protestant Christians, Catholic Christians

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780824832339
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824832339.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Don Baker, author
University of British Columbia