Since 1965 the Korean American inhabitants has grown to over a million humans. those Korean americans, together with immigrants and their offspring, have based millions of Christian congregations and ratings of Buddhist temples within the usa. in truth, their spiritual presence could be the main specific contribution of Korean american citizens to multicultural range within the usa. Korean american citizens and Their Religions takes the 1st sustained examine this new section of the yankee spiritual mosaic.
The fifteen chapters specialize in cultural, racial, gender, and generational components and are noteworthy for the eye they offer to either Christian and Buddhist traditions and to either first– and second-generation reviews. The editors and participants signify the fields of sociology, psychology, theology, and spiritual ministry and themselves embrace the differences underlying the Korean American non secular event: they're Korean immigrants who're leaders of their fields and second-generation Korean americans starting their careers in addition to leaders of either Christian and Buddhist groups. between them are sympathetically analytical outdoor observers.
Korean american citizens and Their Religions is a great addition to the rising literature within the sociology of "new immigrant" non secular groups, and it offers the fullest portrait but of the Korean spiritual event in America.