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The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Rebecca Y. Kim

Abstract

The Spirit Moves West captures the changing dynamics of missions in world Christianity and examines the phenomena of Korean evangelical Protestant missionaries proselytizing Americans, particularly white Americans, in the United States. It answers why and how Korean missionaries evangelized Americans and formed diverse congregations with them and how their mission efforts evolved over time in the West. This book is based on an in-depth study of one of the largest missionary-sending agencies in South Korea, University Bible Fellowship, and spotlights Korean evangelicals who have sought to “brin ... More

Keywords: Korean evangelicals, missionaries, evangelism, global, racial, hierarchy, diverse, American, Christianity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199942107
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca Y. Kim, author
Pepperdine University