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By Sunggu Yang

During this booklet Sunggu Yang proposes 5 socio-ecclesial codes as designated religion basics of Korean American Christianity. Drawing from rigorous study and years of ecclesial event, Yang names the codes as follows: the barren region Pilgrimage code, the Diasporic undertaking Code, the Confucian Egalitarian code, the Buddhist Shamanistic code, and the Pentecostal Liberation code. those 5 codes, he asserts, support Korean americans maintain their lives, tradition, religion, and evangelical venture as extraterrestrial beings or “pilgrims” within the American “wilderness.” Yang outlines how his 5 proposed codes function liberative and prophetic mechanisms of religion during which Korean american citizens can give a contribution to racial concord and cultural variety in North the US. during this feel, Korean American Christianity—its theology and spirituality—works not just on behalf of Korean americans, but additionally for the sake of all american citizens. Yang indicates how the Korean American pulpit is the locus the place those 5 codes look so much vividly.

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