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By William Yoo

This e-book 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 Yoo analyzes American and Korean resources, together with a plethora of unpublished archival fabrics, to discover the complex histories of cooperation and contestation at the back of the evolving relationships among american citizens and Koreans even as nearly all 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 in addition they clashed over crucial concerns 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 an international flow that helped supply delivery to new Christian traditions in Korea, created new transnational non secular and humanitarian partnerships akin to the area imaginative and prescient association, and remodeled worldwide Christian traditions starting from Pentecostalism to Presbyterianism.

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