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By Don Baker
Korea has probably the most dynamic and various spiritual cultures of any state in the world. Koreans are hugely spiritual, but no unmarried spiritual group enjoys dominance. Buddhists proportion the Korean spiritual panorama with either Protestant and Catholic Christians in addition to with shamans, Confucians, and practitioners of various new religions. for this reason, Korea is a fruitful web site for the exploration of a few of the manifestations of spirituality within the glossy global. even as, even if, the complexity of the country's non secular topography can crush the beginner explorer.
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 large procedure that distinguishes the various roles that folks 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 in the back of that variety to light up the exact nature of spirituality at the Korean peninsula.