The Origin and Characteristics of Evangelical Protestantism in Korea at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

@article{Ryu2008TheOA,
  title={The Origin and Characteristics of Evangelical Protestantism in Korea at the Turn of the Twentieth Century},
  author={Dae Young Ryu},
  journal={Church History},
  year={2008},
  volume={77},
  pages={371 - 398}
}
  • D. Ryu
  • Published 12 May 2008
  • History
  • Church History
One peculiar phenomenon in the Korean Protestant churches today is that most churches, regardless of their size and denomination, assert that they are “evangelical.” By claiming to be evangelical, they want to display not simply their conservative theological stance but also continuity with their tradition. Self-acclaimed evangelical churches generally believe that the early Korean church in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was also evangelical, and hence they are its true… 
The Biblicism of the Korean Protestant churches: Its origin and early development
The purpose of this article is to clarify the origin and early stages of the Biblicism of the Korean Protestant churches in general, and of the Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) in particular. The
The Problem Of Authority In Conservative Evangelical Christianity: A Critique Of American And South Korean Expressions
This thesis explores and compares the ways in which the Bible is read, interpreted, and held as an authority by conservative Evangelicals in the United States and South Korea. By examining the
Unequal Partners, Contested Relations: Protestant Missionaries and Korean Christians, 1884–1907
Scholars of Christianity in Korea have conventionally emphasized the proactive manner in which Koreans adopted and adapted this religion. In this formulation, the impact of missionaries is
Evangelical Protestant Women’s Views on Homosexuality and LGBT Rights in Korea: The Role of Confucianism and Nationalism in Heteronormative Ideology
  • Gowoon Jung
  • Medicine, Sociology
    Journal of homosexuality
  • 2020
TLDR
This study examines how heterosexual religious mothers perceive homosexuality and LGBT rights focusing on the role of indigenous culture to contribute to complicating a simple, one-dimensional understanding of public attitudes on homosexuality by offering a nuanced look into the configuration of heterosexual ideologies.
A History of Korean Christianity
With a third of South Koreans now identifying themselves as Christian, Christian churches play an increasingly prominent role in the social and political events of the Korean peninsula. Sebastian Kim
Religion and Public Conflict in the Post-COVID Era: The Case of Protestant Churches in South Korea
TLDR
Social implications of public conflict in Korea are highlighted, where many Protestant churches have emphasized the significance of traditional worship services, claiming the constitutional right of religious freedom, while the majority of citizens, religious and non-religious, disagree with such exclusive claims against public safety.
The Politics of Officially Recognizing Religions and the Expansion of Urban ‘‘Social Work’’ in Colonial Korea
Western missionaries arrived in Korea decades before the Japanese annexation of 1910, and they established a major presence before the advent of colonial rule. The missionaries initially clashed with
Does Transnational Experience Constrain Religiosity? Korean Evangelical Women’s Discourse on LGBT Persons
A large literature studies the views and discourses of Western, and especially American, conservative Christians with respect to homosexuality; only a few examine the discourse of Christians in
Gay Seouls: Expanding Religious Spaces for Non-Heterosexuals in South Korea
TLDR
An exploratory study of four congregations in South Korea whose pastors welcomed everybody regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity develops an alternative claim that some conservative or evangelical congregations offer attractive spaces for non-heterosexuals to worship and dialogue.
Transformations of a ‘religious’ nation in a global world: Politics, Protestantism and ethnic identity in South Korea
In an increasingly globalised world, matters of national identity are no longer confined solely to domestic politics. This paper proposes that Christianity in South Korea is engaged in a mutually
...
1
2
3
4
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 40 REFERENCES
Understanding Early American Missionaries in Korea (1884-1910): Capitalist Middle-Class Values and the Weber Thesis
Early American Protestant missionaries in Korea were youths of American middle-class homes. The middle-class background of American missionaries is demonstrated by the fact that more than 95 percent
1900nyeondae chogi jangrogyohoeui chiriwa chochanggi gyoineui sahoe gyeongjejeok seonghyang
  • HGY
  • 1991
Mission to Korea (n.p.; Board of World Missions
  • 1962
History of Methodist Missions in Korea
  • 1947
A History of Christian Missions in China
Korean Missions from the Viewpoint of a Traveler
  • Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions
  • 1910
...
1
2
3
4
...