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Is the Mind One or Two?: To Mr. C., Who Has Recently Converted to Catholicism

Kim Iryŏp

in Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this chapter, Kim Iryŏp responds to the conversion to Catholicism of one Mr. C. after having been a longtime Buddhist. Iryŏp is wondering how Mr. C could turn away from the teaching that leads him ... More


Accidental Pilgrims: Modernity, Migration, and Christian Conversion among Contemporary Taiwanese Americans

Carolyn Chen

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the development of Christianity among contemporary Taiwanese Americans and relates it to both the large-scale twentieth-century political, economic, and social transformations ... More


Birth of a Christian Reformer

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details Syngman Rhee’s early life including his family background, education, imprisonment, and conversion to Christianity. Rhee (Yi Sŭng-man) was born in 1875 in P’yŏngsan County, ... More


Conflict, Introversion, and a Tradition of Korean Revivalists, 1920–1953

Timothy S. Lee

in Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the period between 1920 and 1953, from the aftermath of the March First Independence Movement to the end of the Korean War. Despite the turbulent events that took place in ... More


Bikol

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the decline of populations in Bikol during the Spanish conquest and colonization. The Spanish first came in contact with the Bikol region in 1567, when Martín de Goiti and Mateo ... More


Cagayan

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the impact of Spanish colonial rule on the population of Cagayan. During the colonial period the Cagayan Valley formed the backbone of the Dominican province of Cagayan. Juan de ... More


The Impact of the Mongols on the History of Syria: Politics, Society, and Culture

Reuven Amitai

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

In spite of the brief Mongol occupation of Syria in 1260 and 1300, their impact on the history of the country was profound in different areas. Part of this influence was indirect: the invasion of ... More


Rattan Cultivation: Rich History, Uncertain Future

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the rich history and uncertain future of rattan cultivation. Widespread timber harvesting, along with forest conversion and overharvesting of wild canes, makes rattan ... More


Asymmetries: Pattern, Performance, and Mission Christianity

Graeme Were

in Lines That Connect: Rethinking Pattern and Mind in the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833848
eISBN:
9780824870454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833848.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the conditions under which pattern no longer connects images to ideas. It does this by questioning the role pattern played in the Nalik people's conversion to Christianity, ... More


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