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Korean Religions in Relation
Korean Religions in Relation (November 2016)
Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity
Anselm K. Min - Editor

Examines Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity in Korea, focusing on their mutual accommodation, exclusion, conflict, and assimilation.
Instead of simply being another survey of the three dominant religions in contemporary Korea—Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity—this unique book studies them in relation to each other in terms of assimilation, accommodation, conflict, and exclusion. The contributors focus on...(Read More)
 
 
Anarchism in Korea
Anarchism in Korea (October 2016)
Independence, Transnationalism, and the Question of National Development, 1919-1984
Dongyoun Hwang - Author

A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
This book provides a history of anarchism in Korea and challenges conventional views of Korean anarchism as merely part of nationalist ideology, situating the study within a wider East Asian regional context. Dongyoun Hwang demonstrates that although the anarchist movement in Korea began as part of its struggle for independence from Japan, connections with anarchists a...(Read More)
 
 
Request Line at Noon
Request Line at Noon (February 2016)
Poems
Lee Jangwook - Author
Sun Kim - Translator
Tsering Wangmo - Translator

A collection of poems.
Request Line at Noon is a poetry collection that draws on the author’s observational acuity and brings together reflections on the meaning of everyday life in modern times.
From Request Line at Noon “We were friendly, Inconsiderate. Everyone moved forward to an end. You lost your love And I skipped rope. The surging music At the minimum altitude of my soul...(Read More)
 
 
A Postcolonial Self
A Postcolonial Self (September 2015)
Korean Immigrant Theology and Church
Hee An Choi - Author

A theologically informed look at the postcolonial self that forms as Korean immigrants confront life in the United States.
Theologian Choi Hee An explores how Korean immigrants create a new, postcolonial identity in response to life in the United States. A Postcolonial Self begins with a discussion of a Korean ethnic self (“Woori” or “we”) and how it differs from Western norms. Choi then look...(Read More)
 
 
A Warm Family
A Warm Family (December 2014)
Poems
Kim Hu-ran - Author
Cho Young-Shil - Translator

The first collection in English of this renowned Korean poet’s work.
In this collection of poems, Kim Hu-Ran explores the intimate relations between individuals and groups, from lovers and families to the whole of the world, and between man and nature. Sung in a compassionate voice, these poems affirm that Love is the cure and remedy for the deeply fractured modern world. A Warm Family, Kim’s latest work, wov...(Read More)
 
 
Living on Your Own
Living on Your Own (April 2014)
Single Women, Rental Housing, and Post-Revolutionary Affect in Contemporary South Korea
Jesook Song - Author

An ethnography of young, single women struggling to live independently in South Korea.
Living on Your Own is an ethnography of young, single women in South Korea who seek to live independently. Using extensive interviews, along with media analysis and archival research, Jesook Song traces the women’s difficulties in achieving residential autonomy. Song exposes the clash between the women’s burgeoning desire f...(Read More)
 
 
The Dharma Master Chongsan of Won Buddhism
The Dharma Master Chongsan of Won Buddhism (January 2012)
Analects and Writings
Chongsan - Author
Bongkil Chung - Translated with an introduction and notes by

The first English translations of the writings of Chŏngsan (1900–62), who codified the central doctrines of Won Buddhism.
Won Buddhism emerged in early twentieth-century Korea after a long period of anti-Buddhist repression. It is a syncretic tradition, a form of Buddhism strongly influenced by the Chŏson dynasty’s Neo-Confucian ethical heritage and by Daoism. Seeking to deliver sentient beings from sufferin...(Read More)
 
 
Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea
Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea (November 2011)
New Perspectives
Youngmin Kim - Editor
Michael J. Pettid - Editor

A new, multifaceted look at Korean women during a period of strong Confucian ideology.
This volume offers a fresh, multifaceted exploration of women and Confucianism in mid- to late-Choson Korea (mid-sixteenth to early twentieth century). Using primary sources and perspectives from social history, intellectual history, literature, and political thought, contributors challenge unitary views of Confucianism as a system of thought...(Read More)
 
 
Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen
Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen (March 2011)
Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality
Eun-su Cho - Editor
Robert Buswell - Foreword by

Explores the roles of Korean Buddhist nuns and laywomen from the fourth century to the present.
Uncovering hidden histories, this book focuses on Korean Buddhist nuns and laywomen from the fourth century to the present. Today, South Korea’s Buddhist nuns have a thriving monastic community under their own control, and they are well known as meditation teachers and social service providers. However, little is known of the wo...(Read More)
 
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