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Korean minjung theology

Cyris H. S. Moon

Korean minjung theology

an old testament perspective

by Cyris H. S. Moon

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Published by Orbis Books, Plough Publications in Maryknoll, N.Y, Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- Korea -- History.,
  • Christianity -- Korea.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.[79]-83.

    StatementCyris H.S. Moon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 83 p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19297678M
    ISBN 109627043109, 0883442507

      "Minjung theology is the first liberation theology to come from Asia, with critical questions put to the First World, and questions too challenging the modernization of South Korea according to Western standards. Minjung theology is not a theology that has been made culturally indigenous, like 'yellow theology' before it. [German Version] The protagonists of the South Korean Minjung theology (Korea: IV) that emerged in the s have always stressed that they, as Christians, only represent a minority within a much larger Sino-Korean name formed through the combination of the syllables Min (people) and Jung (mass) refers to the Korean people and their suffering under foreign rule and oppression.

    Minjung is a Korean word that combines the two hanja characters min and jung. Min is from "인민 (Inmin)" may be translated as "people" and jung is from "대중 (Daejung)" which translated as "public".Thus, minjung can be translated to mean "the masses" or "the people." However, in the Korean political and cultural context, "public (대중)" is not an adequate translation, and "the people Hanja: 民眾. Introduction to Minjung Theology: A historical overview Minjung theology is a contextual theology that was born in response to the suffering of minjung under Park Chung Hee's regime in the s. Minjung theology was developed and refined even further during the s in the midst of the struggle for democracy under Jeon Du Whan's regime.

    Marginality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. To transcend or to live in-beyond does not mean to be free of the two differe Marginality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. "Theology is autobiographical " As an Asian American, Jung Young Lee is a marginalized person. He is /5. Minjung theology first arose under these circumstances. In the s, minjung theology shifted its focus to political issues, lending support to the democratic movement against a succession of authoritarian regimes. In the s and s, theological interests in minjung theology relativelyAuthor: Andrew Eungi Kim.


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This important book provides the first thorough academic discussion of Korean Minjung theology in any Western language, introducing key Korean theologians in the movement, in relationship to one another and to contextual theological developments by: 4. The centerpiece of his minjung theology is focused on the Greek word ochlos, understood as the divested, marginalized, powerless people.

Part 1 introduces readers to his life and theological legacy. Part 2 includes four important writings of Ahn : Yung Suk Kim. Minjung Theology is introduced here through theological biographical sketches of its main representatives. They formulated a protestant liberation theology under the South Korean military dictatorship of the s and 80s.

Description: This book reconstructs the legacy of Korean minjung theology by reformulating its Korean minjung theology book ideas in a dialogue with process thought. In a minimal sense, this study is a theological reinterpretation of the doctrine of the minjung messiah, an idea which historically suffered from a misunderstanding that minjung theology created a 'messianic confusion' while replacing christology.

In this short but ambitious book, Professor Küster sets Korean Minjung theology against a big canvas of the new mid20th century theological developments in the so-called Third World, namely contextual theologies: Liberation theology in Latin America, Black theology in North America and South Africa, as well as inculturation and dialogue theologies in Africa and Asia.

This important book provides the first thorough academic discussion of Korean Minjung theology in any Western language, introducing key Korean theologians in the movement, in relationship to one another and to contextual theological developments by: 4.

Minjung theology then would simply become the brand name of a Korean-made theology (). [12] There are many reasons why I would highly recommend this book. It is impeccably researched, theologically subtle, cogently argued, and provides an excellent entryway into minjung theology.

Minjung theology derives from the experience of the minjung– the people who are exploited by the elite. Initially conceived as an interpretive source by leaders of the Urban Industrial Mission who volunteered for labor camps in the early s, the term has taken on added significance in successive generations.

Minjung Theology: A Korean Contextual Theology A SUNG PARK* 'Theology is contextual. Liberation theology emerged from the concern of American theologians for the poor in their countries. Political theology came into being in response to the privatized hermeneutics of ex~stentialist theology in Germany.

Minjung theologians advocate this theology as follows: “Minjung theology is not primarily concerned about Korean Christians in particular, but the oppressed Korean minjung in general,” and “Minjung theology is a theology for the oppressed minjung, of the oppressed minjung, and by the oppressed minjung (Park).

Korean history and experience testify to the depth of human suffering, 'haan.' Those who are familiar with the 'han' from minjung theology may question the word 'haan' since the spelling, han, is more commonly known among Koreans and Westerners. Korean history and experience testify to the depth of human suffering, 'haan.' Those who are familiar with the 'han' from minjung theology may question the word 'haan' since the spelling, han, is more commonly known among Koreans and Westerners.3/5.

Minjung Theology is introduced here through theological biographical sketches of its main representatives. They formulated a protestant liberation theology under the South Korean military dictatorship of the s and : V.

Küster. Minjung is a Korean term for “those who are marginalized from the centre of society because of economic, cultural, social, and gender discrimination.” Minjung theology recognises the current context of the marginalised and identifies Biblical texts that resonate with the.

THEOLOGY AND MINJUNG IN KOREA: An Introduction to Korean Theological Development in the 's. Emergence of Christian Koinonia in the Korean Historical Predicament: Serving the Minjung A) It was in the early 's that Industrial Mission groups were initially organized for industrial evangelism.

As these mission groups began to work among the laborers, it was discovered that the. Stories of Minjung Theology is an unusual volume. it is a rare autobiography that combines the personal story of Ahn Byung-Mu (one of the leading biblical scholars of his time), his hermeneutical awakening, the Korean nation’s history as it went through political upheavals in the s, and the.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. evaluate minjung theology in terms of its hermeneutics and contextualization from a Reformed missiological perspective. WHAT IS MINJUNG THEOLOGY The meaning of Iminjung' It is very important to understand the term minjungt in minjung theology.

Kwang-Hee Lee explains its literal meaning as follows: "The word 'minjung' is a Korean combina­. Minjung theology (Korean: 민중신학; RR: Minjung Sinhak; lit. the people's theology) emerged in the s from the experience of South Korean Christians in the struggle for social justice.

It is a people's theology, and, according to its authors, "a development of the political hermeneutics of the Gospel in terms of the Korean reality."Hangul: 민중신학. Korea's Minjung theology (MT) could very well be the first instance of an Asian political theology.

Although it emerged in Korea in the s, it had had about a century of incubation. For MT was actually the third phase of a development that can be traced back to what the Minjung theologians refer to as Minjung Christianity (MC), which, in its turn, was a Christian appropriation of the.

Minjung theology is not a theology that has been made culturally indigenous, like 'yellow theology' before it. It is a contextual theology of the suffering people in Korea, and is therefore open for people all over the world, the people of God's kingdom whom Jesus called : Kwang Sun Suh explains that “Minjung Theology is a Korean theology of liberation” (p).

It is a praxis model of contextualization. Epistemologically speaking, Minjung are two Korean characters 民 “min” and 众 “jung” meaning “the people” and “the mass” (p).

The author says that it is safest to translate the word as “the people of God”.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Minjung theology: a critical introduction / Jung Young Lee --What can North Americans learn from Minjung theology?/ Robert McAfee Brown --Minjung theology and process theology / John B.

Cobb, JrA missionary's reflection on Minjung theology / George Ogle --Minjung theology in .