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Religions of Korea in Practice
Edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr.

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Introduction [in PDF format]


Princeton Readings in Religions v
Contents by Theme ix
Contents by Chronology xi
Preface xiii
Major Periods in Korean History xv
Note on Transliterations and Conventions xvii
Contributors xix
Introduction by Don Baker 1


Chapter 1: King Mu and the Making and Meanings of Mirǔksa by Jonathan W. Best 35
Chapter 2: Wǒn'gwang and Chajang in the Formation of Early Silla Buddhism by Pankaj N. Mohan 51
Chapter 3: A Miraculous Tale of Buddhist Practice during the Unified Silla by Richard D. McBride II 65
Chapter 4: Buddhism as a Cure for the Land by Sem Vermeersch 76
Chapter 5: The P'algwanhoe: From Buddhist Penance to Religious Festival by Sem Vermeersch 86
Chapter 6: Hell and Other Karmic Consequences: A Buddhist Vernacular Song by Younghee Lee 100
Chapter 7: A Buddhist Rite of Exorcism by Patrick R. Uhlmann 112
Chapter 8: "A Crazy Drunken Monk": Kyǒnghǒ and Modern Buddhist Meditation Practice by Jin Y. Park 130
Chapter 9: Educating Unborn Children: A Sǒn Master's Teachings on T'aegyo by Chong Go Sǔnim 144

Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism

Chapter 10: A Party for the Spirits: Ritual Practice in Confucianism by Hongkyung Kim 163
Chapter 11: The Great Confucian-Buddhist Debate by Charles Muller 177
Chapter 12: Confucianism and the Practice of Geomancy by Hong-key Yoon 205
Chapter 13: Voices of Female Confucians in Late Choso?n Korea by Youngmin Kim 223


Chapter 14: Yi Kyubo's "Lay of the Old Shaman" by Richard D. McBride II 233
Chapter 15: The Creation of the World and Human Suffering by Boudewijn Walraven 244
Chapter 16: Sending Away the Smallpox Gods by Antonetta Lucia Bruno 259
Chapter 17: Village Deities of Cheju Island by Boudewijn Walraven 284
Chapter 18: Shamans, the Family, and Women by Boudewijn Walraven 306
Chapter 19: A Shamanic Ritual for Sending On the Dead by Antonetta Lucia Bruno 325


Chapter 20: Martyrdom and Social Activism: The Korean Practice of Catholicism by Inshil Choe Yoon 355
Chapter 21: Catholic Rites and Liturgy by Franklin Rausch and Don Baker 376
Chapter 22: Conversion Narratives in Korean Evangelicalism by Timothy S. Lee 393
Chapter 23: A New Moral Order: Gender Equality in Korean Christianity by Hyaeweol Choi 409
Chapter 24: Indigenized Devotional Practices in Korean Evangelicalism by Timothy S. Lee 421
Chapter 25: The Grieving Rite: A Protestant Response to Confucian Ancestral Rituals by James Huntley Grayson 434

New Religions

Chapter 26: The Great Transformation: Religious Practice in Ch'o?ndogyo by Don Baker 449
Chapter 27: The Korean God Is Not the Christian God: Taejonggyo's Challenge to Foreign Religions by Don Baker 464
Chapter 28: The Wǒn Buddhist Practice of the Buddha-Nature by Jin Y. Park 476
Chapter 29: Renewing Heaven and Earth: Spiritual Discipline in Chǔngsan'gyo by Don Baker 487
Chapter 30: Rites of Passage in the Unification Church by Don Baker 497
Chapter 31: Internal Alchemy in the Dahn World School by Don Baker 508

North Korea

Chapter 32: The Sociopolitical Organism: The Religious Dimensions of Juche Philosophy by Eun Hee Shin 517

Index 535

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