Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 67, Issue 5, pp 563–567 | Cite as

Review of Religious Experience and Self-Psychology: Korean Christianity and the 1907 Revival Movement (New York, NY: Palgrave, 2016) by Jung Eun Jang

  • Timothy S. LeeEmail author


Jung Eun Jang’s Religious Experience and Self-Psychology seeks to contribute to our understanding of the 1907 Korean Revival Movement that took place in Pyongyang, by applying to the movement self psychology, developed by Heinz Kohut. While the effort is laudable, it is compromised by an inexpert application of Kohut’s theory and a maladroit treatment of Korean history.


1907 great (Pyongyang) revival in Korea Self psychology Religious experience Heinz Kohut Evangelicalism Protestantism Christianity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brite Divinity SchoolTexas Christian UniversityFort WorthUSA

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