Rev. Sang-Dong Han, the Founder of the Presbyterian Church in Korea, Koshin: A Biography

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Hermit Kingdom Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 214 pages
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Korea has had a miraculous history of Christian church growth. But it came at a price of much suffering, death, persecution, and hardship. Korean Church history of modern times has been intertwined with American history, such as involving World War 2, and American church politics, such as the Fundamentalist Debate of early 1900s. In this biography of a key figure in Korean Church history, Rev. Sang-Dong Han (the founder of the Korean Presbyterian Church in Korea, Koshin, denomination), Rev. Koon Sik Shim, a personal friend of Rev. Sang-Dong Han and person who also experienced various stages of Korean history as "a living witness" recounts the life and work of Rev. Sang-Dong Han. This book is a "must have" for all those who are interested in Korean history and learning how it relates to American and world church history. Everyone who has a Korean friend or has visited a Korean church of a friend will benefit from this book and satisfy the intellectual curiosity generated by the ubiquitous growth of Korean churches.

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