The Re-emergence of Chosŏn Buddhism in the 17th Century: A Question of Institutional Development and Legitimation

@article{Kim2019TheRO,
  title={The Re-emergence of Chosŏn Buddhism in the 17th Century: A Question of Institutional Development and Legitimation},
  author={S. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Korean Religions},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={221 - 246}
}
  • S. Kim
  • Published 2019
  • History
  • Journal of Korean Religions
  • Abstract:The most formative event for Buddhism of the Chosŏn period (1392–1910) was not state suppression; rather, it was the severance of official recognition and state patronage of the monastic community. Unlike in the Koryŏ period, the identity of the monastic community during the Chosŏn period was mainly determined not by its relationship with the state, and financial support and social legitimation were obtained from the unlikely support of the Chosŏn socio-political and cultural elites… CONTINUE READING

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