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date: 27 July 2021

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This chapter examines the close nexus between migration and religion in the Korean American Christian community. After a review of the historical connection between immigration and the Korean church in the United States, it considers the migration and conversion experiences of Korean American Protestants. In particular, it discusses why and how Koreans are more religiously engaged as Christians in the United States than they are in South Korea.

Keywords: Korean, Protestant, Christian, conversion, migration, church, immigrants, immigration, sociology

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