Posts Tagged "Christians"

[Series V] Evangelical Christians and Civil Society

[Series V] Evangelical Christians and Civil Society

Evangelical Christians and Civil Society Written By HONG, Young-Gi (Ph.D.) The Senior Pastor of the Full Gospel Church of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.   In the third wave of global democratization, no phenomenon has more vividly captured the imagination of democratic scholars, observers, and activists alike than “civil society” (Diamond, 1994: 4).  Democratic transition itself...

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[Series IV] Evangelical Christians and Political Society: Kim Young-sam, and Other Evangelical Politicians

[Series IV] Evangelical Christians and Political Society: Kim Young-sam, and Other Evangelical Politicians

Evangelical Christians and Political Society: Kim Young-sam, and Other Evangelical Politicians Written By HONG, Young-Gi (Ph.D.) The Senior Pastor of the Full Gospel Church of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.   Kim Young-sam was elected as the first civilian president by fair election, receiving 42 percent of the popular vote. Kim Dae-jung finished second with 33.8 percent, trailed by Chung Ju-young,...

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[Series III] Evangelical Christians and Electoral Behavior since 1987

[Series III] Evangelical Christians and Electoral Behavior since 1987

Evangelical Christians and Electoral Behavior since 1987 Written By HONG, Young-Gi (Ph.D.) The Senior Pastor of the Full Gospel Church of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.   What has been the electoral behavior of evangelical Christians in Korea?  Politicians have to pay attention to that because a huge segment of the voters are evangelicals or sympathetic to the evangelical point of view...

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[Series II] Evangelical Christians and the 1987 Popular Uprising in Support of Democratic Transition

[Series II] Evangelical Christians and the 1987 Popular Uprising  in Support of Democratic Transition

Evangelical Christians and the 1987 Popular Uprising in Support of Democratic Transition Written By HONG, Young-Gi (Ph.D.) The Senior Pastor of the Full Gospel Church of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.   Democratization in the 1980s and 1990s represents an international phenomenon (Remmer, 1995).  By a number of criteria, one of the most successful third wave democratic transitions was South...

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