By Don Baker
Emphasizing the attitudes and aspirations of the Korean humans instead of ideology, Don Baker has written an available reduction to navigating the highways and byways of Korean spirituality. He adopts a vast strategy that distinguishes the various roles that people faith, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, and indigenous new religions have performed in Korea long ago and proceed to play within the current whereas making a choice on commonalities at the back of that variety to light up the certain nature of spirituality at the Korean peninsula.
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