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종교권력과 한국 천주교회. Chonggyo kwŏllyŏk kwa Han'guk Ch'ŏnju kyohoe [Religious Power and the Korean Catholic Church] ...

종교권력과 한국 천주교회. Chonggyo kwŏllyŏk kwa Han'guk Ch'ŏnju kyohoe [Religious Power and the Korean... Journal of Korean Religions 3/2 2012 종교권력과 한국 천주교회. Chonggyo kwŏllyŏk kwa Han’guk Ch’ŏnju kyohoe [Religious Power and the Korean Catholic Church]. By 강인철 Kang Inch’ŏl, Osan-ri, Kyŏnggi-do: Hansin Taehakkyo Ch’ulp’anbu, 2008, 556 p. During the dark days of South Korea’s dictatorial regimes the Catholic Church in Korea stood as an advocate for the socially marginalized as well as for human rights and political democratization. During the decades of the 1970s and 1980s such support translated into a high degree of confidence in the Church on the part of the country’s civil society. As if in recompense, this period saw record growth in the number of new Catholic faithful. What’s more, citizens assessed the Catholic Church as the most ethical and honest of the nation’s religions and its social clout increased accordingly. Though in terms of numbers of faithful, the Catholic Church was third, behind Protestantism and Buddhism, such numbers hardly mattered, for insofar as moral influence in Korean society, the Catholic Church stood at the forefront. However, from the mid-1990s onward, the behavior of the Korean Catholic Church took on a different aspect. This turning point largely coincided with the end of the country’s authoritarian regime. In other http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Korean Religions University of Hawai'I Press

종교권력과 한국 천주교회. Chonggyo kwŏllyŏk kwa Han'guk Ch'ŏnju kyohoe [Religious Power and the Korean Catholic Church] ...

Journal of Korean Religions , Volume 3 (2) – Nov 23, 2012

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Journal of Korean Religions 3/2 2012 종교권력과 한국 천주교회. Chonggyo kwŏllyŏk kwa Han’guk Ch’ŏnju kyohoe [Religious Power and the Korean Catholic Church]. By 강인철 Kang Inch’ŏl, Osan-ri, Kyŏnggi-do: Hansin Taehakkyo Ch’ulp’anbu, 2008, 556 p. During the dark days of South Korea’s dictatorial regimes the Catholic Church in Korea stood as an advocate for the socially marginalized as well as for human rights and political democratization. During the decades of the 1970s and 1980s such support translated into a high degree of confidence in the Church on the part of the country’s civil society. As if in recompense, this period saw record growth in the number of new Catholic faithful. What’s more, citizens assessed the Catholic Church as the most ethical and honest of the nation’s religions and its social clout increased accordingly. Though in terms of numbers of faithful, the Catholic Church was third, behind Protestantism and Buddhism, such numbers hardly mattered, for insofar as moral influence in Korean society, the Catholic Church stood at the forefront. However, from the mid-1990s onward, the behavior of the Korean Catholic Church took on a different aspect. This turning point largely coincided with the end of the country’s authoritarian regime. In other

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Journal of Korean ReligionsUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Nov 23, 2012

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