St Pancras Station by Simon Bradley

By Simon Bradley

St Pancras station has lengthy been an iconic landmark at the London panorama. The neo-Gothic spires and multi-coloured brickwork of the Midland Grand lodge and the striking span of the station's train-shed have made it one of many capital's such a lot exact monuments. Simon Bradley lines the background of the station, introducing us to the lads in the back of the structure, and appears ahead to its destiny as domestic of Eurostar companies to the continent. The Wonders of the area is a chain of books that specializes in the various world's most famed websites or monuments. Their names can be favourite to just about all people: they've got completed iconic stature and are loaded with a good quantity of mythological luggage. those monuments were the topic of many books over the centuries, yet our target, throughout the ability and stature of the writers, is to get whatever even more enlightening, stimulating, even debatable, than user-friendly histories or publications.

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18 It is still believed that Choi was the first Korean Confucian scholar to bring early Christian literature to Korea. This argument is supported by E. A. Gordon in her work entitled Some Recent: Discoveries in Korean Temple and Their Relationship to Early Eastern Christianity (1914) and later by Timothy Richard in Forty Five Years in China (1916). Kenneth S. Latourette summarizes this controversy in The Development of Japan (1926). A. C. Moule’s work entitled Christians in China before the Year 1500 (1930), discusses the Korean Confucian scholar’s early contact with Eastern Christianity in China.

103 Paik, 20–26. 104 Horace Underwood, The Call of Korea: Political-Social-Religious (New York: Revell, 1908), 98–99. 106 Most early Protestant missionaries regarded Shamanism as a hindrance for the propagation of the Gospel of God. Instead they utilized the positive elements of the community-based Confucian society for their own mission work in Korea. This aspect will be discussed in the following section. Therefore, it can be argued that the role of Confucianism in the growth of Korean Christianity was much greater than Shamanism.

D. Thesis, The University of Washington, 1964), 100–250. Haboush, ‘Confucianization of Korean Society’, 88. Ibid. For a fuller discussion of ‘the Mandate of Heaven’, see Michael C. Kalton, The Four-Seven Debate: An Annotated Translation of the Most Famous Controversy in Korean Neo-Confucian Thought (Albany: State University of New York, 1994), 1–9, 21–27, 42, 51–58, 102. Ibid. 18 Karl Barth’s Reception in Korea Confucian classics. In his later life, he wrote Shiphunyo [Ten Political Ethics] on the basis of T’ang’s model for the Confucianization of government.

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