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Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Timothy S. Lee

Abstract

Known as Asia's “evangelical superpower,” South Korea today has some of the largest and most dynamic churches in the world and is second only to the United States in the number of missionaries it dispatches abroad. Understanding its evangelicalism is crucial to grasping the course of its modernization, the rise of nationalism and anticommunism, and the relationship between Christians and other religionists within the country. This book considers the introduction, development, and character of evangelicalism in Korea. It argues that the phenomenal rise of this particular species of Christianity ... More

Keywords: South Korea, Korean evangelicalism, Korean nationalism, South Korean anticommunism, Christianity, salvation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780824833756
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy S. Lee, author
Texas Christian University