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By Okyun Kwon

Kwon explores how Korea’s significant spiritual teams, Buddhists and Protestants, have emigrated and the way their spiritual ideals have an effect on their alterations after immigration. Kwon bases his learn on a survey of 114 Korean congregations, participatory commentary of a Buddhist temple and a Protestant church, and in-depth interviews with 109 religious immigrants. He reveals that non-religious variables—urban history, academic point, and social class—have a better impact on adjustment to the host society than faith does. non secular congregations advertise contributors’ social capital for adjustment, yet on the related non secular participation serves as a barrier to assimilation.

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