Sung-Deuk Oak

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E-mail: Phone: 310-206-8235 Office: Royce 234-A

Sung-Deuk Oak, Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Chair, Associate Professor of Korean Christianity, joined the Department in 2005. His fields of expertise include the history of Korean Christianity and its East Asian and global connections, especially interactions between Christianity and Korean religious culture in the sociopolitical context. One of his monographs, The Making of Korean Christianity: Encounters of Protestantism with Korean Religions, 1876~1915, the first volume of the series of the Studies in World Christianity (Baylor University Press, 2013) was awarded the “book of the year” by Books and Culture in 2013. Currently he is writing The History of the Korean Bible Society, volume III, 1945-2000; editing/translating the ten-volume series of Samuel Austin Moffett Papers, 1868-1939; and the four-volume series of Sources of Modern Nursing in Korea, 1886~1945. For more information, please visit his home page: Online Archives of Korean Christianity []