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Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea.

Donald Leslie Baker

Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea.

by Donald Leslie Baker

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.)- University of Washington, 1983.

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Open LibraryOL21230653M

The Catholic Historical Review () Catholicism first reached China in the Mongol period, when Franciscan missionaries traveled through Central Asia to the court of the Khans. The Journal of Korean Studies 4 (): Baker, Donald L. "Neo-Confucians Confront Theism: Korean Reaction to Matteo Ricci's Arguments for the Existence of .

The question of how Catholicism came to be perceived as such a threat is addressed in Part One of Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Chosŏn Korea, where Baker offers a five-chapter analysis of the religious, social, and political factors relating to this conflict, and shows how the early years of the movement unfolded. In this, he returns to.   A temporary convert to Catholicism in the s, Tasan eventually rejected Catholicism in favor of Confucianism when he was forced by Korean officials to .

It is well known that South Korean society has the most diverse religious communities in Asia. This feature can be attributed to the country’s long tradition of allowing Koreans to take part in different religious practices, from shamanistic ceremonies (kuk) to the ancestral memorial services (chesa), regardless of their religious the title Korean Religions in Relation. The three methods of doing mission, namely conquista, accommodation, kenosis need to be seen not so much as historical events that took place in a particular time and space, but rather as deeply engraved mind structures and personal attitudes as we confront many of the modern time issues such as mass poverty and its relationship to the churches, interreligious and ecumenical dialogue.


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Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea by Donald Leslie Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea. Two centuries ago a few young Confucian students in Korea were converted to Catholicism through books written in Chinese decades earlier by Jesuit missionaries in China. The result was a confrontation that brought disgrace and death to that small band of Korean Catholics.

Most. Baker examines numerous Confucian texts of the time to argue that, in the late eighteenth century, Korean Confucians were tormented by a growing concern over human moral frailty. Some among them came to view Catholicism as a way to overcome their moral weakness, become virtuous, and, in the process, gain eternal by: 2.

Book Description: Korea's first significant encounter with the West occurred in the last quarter of the eighteenth century when a Korean Catholic community emerged on the peninsula. Decades of persecution followed, resulting in the deaths of thousands of Korean Catholics. in the late eighteenth century, Korean Confucians were tormented by a.

Baker examines numerous Confucian texts of the time to argue that, in the late eighteenth century, Korean Confucians were tormented by a growing concern over human moral frailty.

Some among them came to view Catholicism as a way to overcome their moral weakness, become virtuous, and, in the process, gain eternal by: 2.

Download PDF: Sorry, we Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea. book unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Donald Leslie Baker.

Baker examines numerous Confucian texts of the time to argue that, in the late eighteenth century, Korean Confucians were tormented by a growing concern over human moral frailty. Some among them came to view Catholicism as a way to overcome their moral weakness, become virtuous, and, in the process, gain eternal life.

Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is a system of thought and behavior originating in ancient sly described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life, Confucianism developed from what was later called the Hundred Schools of Thought from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (– BCE).

9 Donald Baker, "Confucians Confront Catholicism in Eighteenth-century Korea" (Phd. diss., University of Washington, ), 27– 10 Don Baker, Korean Spirituality (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ), 47–54, 65, 95, and ; Keum Jang-tae, Confucianism and Korean Thoughts (Seoul: Jimoondang Publishing Company, ), 3– 55 Baker, D., Confucians Confront Catholicism in Eighteenth Century Korea.

(Michigan, b); “Tasan and His Brothers: How Religion Divided a Korean Confucian Family”, in Perspectives on Korea (Sydney, ), pp. –; “Tasan Between Catholicism and Confucianism: A decade under suspicion, –”, pp.

55– "A Confucian Confronts Catholicism: Truth Collides with Morality in Eighteenth Century Korea." Korean Studies Forum 6 (Winter-Spring ): Baker, Donald L. "Neo-Confucians Confront Theism: Korean Reaction to Matteo Ricci's Arguments for the Existence of God.".

Korea’s first significant encounter with the West occurred in the last quarter of the eighteenth century when a Korean Catholic community emerged on the peninsula. Decades of persecution followed, resulting in the deaths of thousands of Korean Catholics.

Don Baker provides an invaluable analysis of late-Choson () thought, politics, and society to help readers understand the response. Korea’s first significant encounter with the West occurred in the last quarter of the eighteenth century when a Korean Catholic community emerged on the peninsula.

Decades of persecution followed, resulting in the deaths of thousands of Korean Catholics. Don Baker provides an invaluable analysis of late-Chosŏn (–) thought, politics, and society to help readers understand. A Fallen Crest Novella. Author: Tijan; Publisher: Swerve ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: 80 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Originally published as part of the USA Today bestselling anthology Eye Candy, Fallen Crest Nightmare brings readers the characters—and the scares—in this companion novella to Tijan’s New York Times bestselling world.

Institute, ); Donald L. Baker, "Confucians Confront Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Korea" (Ph.D. diss., University of Washington, ); and Yi Nüng-hwa, Chosõn Kidokkyo kūp oegyosa [History of Christianity and foreign relations of Korea] ( Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Chosŏn Korea.

Don Baker with Franklin Rausch May pages ISBN $ (cloth) Don Baker is professor of Korean civilization in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British in Rausch is assistant professor in the Department of History and Philosophy at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. Confucianism, the way of life propagated by Confucius (6th–5th century BCE) and followed by the Chinese people for more than two millennia.

Still the substance of learning, the source of values, and the social code of the Chinese, it has also influenced other countries, particularly Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.

“This book is a fascinating and highly detailed account. It fills a gap in scholarship by illuminating Korea’s neglected eighteenth century.” — George Kallander, author of Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea Category: Biography & Autobiography Understanding Korean.

Catholics and society in eighteenth-century Sichuan Robert E. Entenmann Catholic converts in Jiangxi province: conflict and accommodation, Alan Richard Sweeten Rural religion and village organization in North China: the Catholic challenge in.

need to be seen not so much as historical events that took place in a particular time and place, but rather as deeply engraved mind structures and personal attitudes as we confront many of the modern time issues such as mass poverty and its relationship to the churches, interreligious and ecumenical dialogue, relationship with Islam, Catholic education in public institutions, moral and.

Get this from a library. Catholics and anti-Catholicism in Chosŏn Korea. [Don Baker; Franklin Rausch] -- Korea’s first significant encounter with the West occurred in the last quarter of the eighteenth century when a Korean Catholic community emerged on the peninsula.

Decades of persecution followed. Confucians confront Catholicism in eighteenth-century Korea converted to Catholicism through books written in Chinese decades earlier by Jesuit missionaries in China. band of Korean.Korean Confucianism is the form of Confucianism that emerged and developed in of the most substantial influences in Korean intellectual history was the introduction of Confucian thought as part of the cultural influence from China.

Today the legacy of Confucianism remains a fundamental part of Korean society, shaping the moral system, the way of life, social relations between old.‘The book was aimed at putting an end to Confucian scholars' misunderstanding of Buddhism and informing them of the true meaning.’ ‘On certain matters Buddhism seemed in conflict with Confucian values.’ ‘Many Koreans believe in ancestral spirits and observe Confucian rituals concerning funerals, mourning practices, and memorial.