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By Sebastian C. H. Kim,Kirsteen Kim

With a 3rd of South Koreans now selecting themselves as Christian, Christian church buildings play an more and more sought after position within the social and political occasions of the Korean peninsula. Sebastian Kim and Kirsteen Kim's accomplished and well timed historical past of other Christian denominations in Korea contains surveys of the Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions in addition to new church events. They study the Korean Christian diaspora and missionary events from South Korea and likewise provide state-of-the-art insights into North Korea. This booklet, the 1st fresh one-volume background and research of Korean Christianity in English, highlights the demanding situations confronted via the Christian church buildings in view of Korea's targeted and multireligious cultural background, South Korea's fast upward thrust in international monetary strength and the precarious kingdom of North Korea, which threatens international peace. This heritage might be an enormous source for all scholars of global Christianity, Korean stories and challenge studies.

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