Okyun Kwon's Buddhist and Protestant Korean Immigrants: Religious Beliefs PDF

By Okyun Kwon

ISBN-10: 1931202656

ISBN-13: 9781931202657

Kwon explores how Korea’s significant spiritual teams, Buddhists and Protestants, have emigrated and the way their non secular ideals impact their alterations after immigration. Kwon bases his learn on a survey of 114 Korean congregations, participatory remark of a Buddhist temple and a Protestant church, and in-depth interviews with 109 religious immigrants. He reveals that non-religious variables—urban historical past, academic point, and social class—have a better impact on adjustment to the host society than faith does. non secular congregations advertise participants’ social capital for adjustment, yet on the related non secular participation serves as a barrier to assimilation.

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