[KS] Journal of Korean Religions - Vol. 3. No. 2 "Korean Shamans in the Present Tense"

JKR journalkr at sogang.ac.kr
Fri Nov 2 08:13:26 EDT 2012

The Institute for the Study of Religion at Sogang University and the Journal of Korean Religions would like to announce the publication of their latest issue.

Volume 3, Number 2
"Korean Shamans in the Present Tense," our latest issue, includes a symposium featuring two research articles about contemporary practices of shamans in South Korea and an interview with Dr. Jonsgung Yang, Curator of the Korean National Folk Museum’s exhibition, "Mediation of Heaven and Earth – Shaman." 

Laurel Kendall

Reconfiguration of Korean Shamanic Ritual: Negotiating Practices among Shamans, Clients, and Multiple Ideologies 
Dong-kyu Kim

“Money is the Filial Child. But, at the same time, it is also the Enemy!”: Korean Shamanic Rituals for Luck and Fortune
Jun Hwan Park

An Interview with Jongsung Yang, Curator of the Exhibition Mediator of Heaven and Earth – Shaman
Seong-nae Kim, Daniel Kister, Dong-kyu Kim

Research Articles
Competing Chinese Names for God: The Chinese Term Question and Its Influence upon Korea
Sung-Deuk Oak

The Figure of Baozhi (418-524): A Model for the Buddhist Historiography of the Koryŏ Dynasty?
Yannick Bruneton

Devotionalism Reclaimed: Re-mapping Sacred Geography in Contemporary Korean Buddhism
Pori Park

Review Article
Sŏn Master T’oeong Sŏngch’ŏl’s (1912-1993) Legacy: One Century after his Birth and (almost) Two Decades after his Death _ X
Bernard Senécal

There are also book reviews of:
Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea by Timothy S. Lee, The Philosophical Thought of Tasan Chŏng, by Shin-Ja Kim, translated from the German by Tobias J. Kōrtner in cooperation with Jordan Nyenyembe, Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality, edited by Eun-Su Cho, and Religious Power and the Korean Catholic Church, by Kang Incheol.
For more information about the Journal of Korean Religions, see the Web site of the Institute for the Study of Religion at Sogang University: http://isr.sogang.ac.kr/. 

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Matty Wegehaupt
Managing Editor, Journal of Korean Religions

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