MINJUNG THEOLOGY OF KOREA

Theo Sundermeier

Abstract


The emergence of minjung theology in South Korea and the existential contributing factors are discussed in this article. It is pointed out that minjung theology can be categorised as liberation theology, though not as systematically developed as Latin American Liberation Theology. It is essentially a theology of suffering and hope. Finally, it is a theology done by the people form the very dept of their experience of suffering, as synchronised with the suffering of God.

Keywords


Minjung theology; South Korea; Liberation theology; Theology of suffering and hope

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7833/22-0-1917

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