American Missionaries, Korean Protestants, and the Changing by William Yoo

By William Yoo

This ebook examines the partnerships and tool struggles among American missionaries and Korean Protestant leaders in either international locations from the overdue nineteenth century to the aftermath of the Korean battle. Yoo analyzes American and Korean resources, together with a plethora of unpublished archival fabrics, to discover the advanced histories of cooperation and contestation in the back of the evolving relationships among american citizens and Koreans even as the vast majority of the realm Christian inhabitants shifted from the worldwide North to the worldwide South. American and Korean Protestants cultivated deep bonds with each other, yet additionally they clashed over crucial issues of ecclesial authority, cultural distinction, geopolitics, and women’s management. This multifaceted procedure – incorporating the views of missionaries, migrants, ministers, diplomats, and interracial – casts new mild on American and Korean Christianities and captures American and Korean Protestants jointly engaged in a world circulation that helped provide start to new Christian traditions in Korea, created new transnational non secular and humanitarian partnerships corresponding to the realm imaginative and prescient association, and remodeled international Christian traditions starting from Pentecostalism to Presbyterianism.

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