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Faith leaders join call of peace treaty to end Korean War
Cho Yong-gi, Korean founder of world's largest megachurch, dies at 85
by Bob Smietana
The burden of climate change in Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar-winning Parasite
Class criticism is a common theme in movies. This one says something more unusual.
by Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Who’s the parasite?
Bong Jong-ho’s genre-bending film reveals the fantasies of salvation that feed off of us all.
by Kathryn Reklis
Is there a link between fertility and faith in South Korea?
Buddhism offers a clear answer. With Christianity, it’s more complex.
by Philip Jenkins
This Sunday, pray for the reunification of Korea
National Liberation Day of Korea spurs us to celebrate the past and work for a united future.
by Jesse Jackson and Grace Ji-Sun Kim
The many Jesuses of Asia
From Hindu Bible commentary to Christian minjung theology, the Asian Jesus has taken many forms.
by Chad M. Bauman
Seeing myself in the eyes of a North Korean
As a child born in South Korea, I was taught that every North Korean is evil. As an adult, I found myself face to face with one.
A novel for frightening times
Han Kang’s main theme is the dignity and the cowardice that atrocity brings forth from people—often the same person.
by Philip Christman
When the World Missionary Conference gathered in Edinburgh in 1910, it would have taken real optimism to identify Korea as a prospect for major Christian growth. Through the 20th century, though, Christian growth in Korea has been astonishing.