Korean Religions in Relation: Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity (Hardcover)

Korean Religions in Relation: Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity By Anselm K. Min (Editor) Cover Image
By Anselm K. Min (Editor)
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Instead of simply being another survey of the three dominant religions in contemporary Korea--Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity--this unique book studies them in relation to each other in terms of assimilation, accommodation, conflict, and exclusion. The contributors focus on major issues that have historically challenged the relations between the three religions from the Goryeo period to the present and how each religion has responded to them. The essays bring a new perspective to the study of Korean religions, one that is especially pertinent in the current age of religious pluralism with all its tensions.

About the Author


Anselm K. Min is Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University and the author and editor of many books, including Dialectic of Salvation: Issues in Theology of Liberation, also published by SUNY Press.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781438462752
ISBN-10: 1438462751
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: SUNY Series in Korean Studies