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Who Brought the Gospel to Korea? Koreans Did.

The spread of the gospel is usually attributed to foreign missionaries, but the story is different on this Asian peninsula. W e tend to think that Christianity entered foreign lands only due to missionary work. Not so in Korea. Until the late 19th century, the mountainous Korean Peninsula was governed tightly by a Confucian tradition and closed off to most foreigners. Missionaries found it difficult to penetrate the reclusive nation, focusing instead on Korea’s larger neighbors, China and Japan.
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