Su-un and His World of Symbols: The Founder of Korea's First Indigenous Religion

Su-un and His World of Symbols: The Founder of Korea's First Indigenous Religion

Paul Beirne


Su-un and His international of Symbols explores the picture which Choe Che-u (Su-un), the founding father of Donghak (Eastern studying) Korea's first indigenous faith, had of himself as a spiritual chief and person. Su-un gave his existence in order that he may proportion his symbols, his scriptures and the foundational principals of his faith with everyone, despite their prestige, gender, age or schooling. His egalitarian creed challenged the key spiritual traditions in Korea, and Korean society as an entire, to mirror at the innate dignity of every person, and to reform their social, moral and non secular practices to accord with the truth of the Divine presence within the 'sacred shelter' that lies inside. Exploring the 2 symbols which Su-un created and used to disseminate his faith, and the 2 books of Scripture which he composed, this e-book breaks new flooring through featuring the single significant paintings in English which makes an attempt to check the picture Su-un had of himself because the prototype of a brand new form of spiritual chief in Korea, and by means of extension, East Asia.

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