List of Major Publications
Korea: A Religious History - Revised Edition (RoutledgeCurzon, 2002), pp. xvi, 288.
Myths and Legends from Korea: An Annotated Compendium of Ancient and Modern Materials (Curzon Press, 2000), pp. xx + 454.
Han'guk chonggyo-sa, (Seoul, Minjok-Sa, 1995). Korean Translation of Korea: A Religious History, pp. 421.
Korea: A Religious History (Oxford University Press, 1989), pp.xii +329.
Segye chonggyo sajŏn [in Korean, A Dictionary of World Religions] (Sŏul, Chongno sŏjŏk, 1989) pp.ii +513.
Early Buddhism and Christianity in Korea: A Study in the Emplantation of Religion (Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1985). pp. x +164.
Chon Rosŭ, Han'gug-ŭi ch'ŏt sŏn'gyo'sa [in Korean, John Ross, Korea's First Missionary] (Taegu, Kyemyŏng University Press, 1982). pp.325.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
‘Tan’gun and Chumong: The Politics of Korean Foundation Myths’, / Folklore/, v. 126 (2015), no. 3, pp. 253-265
‘An Undulating Trajectory: The History of Religious Traditions in Korea’, / The Irish Journal of Asian Studies, / v. 1 (2015), pp. 1-9
‘Korean Apocalyptic Visions and Biblical Imagery’, /Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies/, v. 31 (2014), pp. 1-11
Montanism and the ‘Empire of Mount Sion’: Lessons from the Early Church and the Early Korean Church’, /Journal of Korean Religions/ v. 2 (2011), no. 2, pp. 83-110
‘Idolatry, Ideology, and Nationalism: A Korean Millenarian Sect and the State’, Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch, v. 85 (2010, actually published in 2011), pp. 95–107.
‘The Empire of Mt. Sion: A Korean Millenarian Group Born in a Time of Crisis’, Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies, v. 28 (2011), no. 3, pp. 161-171.
‘Exploring the Walled City of Taegu: Is It Too Late to Save a Unique Historical Area?’, Han’guk-hak nonchip (Taegu, Keimyung UP) v. 41 (2010), pp. 155-178.
‘Grieving Rites and Capping Ceremonies: Successful and Unsuccessful Attempts at Christian Accommodation to Korean Religious Culture’, in Martine Prost, et al, Mélanges offerts à Marc Orange et Alexandre Guillemoz, Cahiers d’études coréennes, v. 8 (2010), pp. 183- 196.
‘Montanism and the ‘Empire of Mount Sion’: Lessons from the Early Church and the Early Korean Church’, Journal of Korean Religions v. 2 (2011), no. 2, pp. 83-110.
‘The Emplantation of Christianity: An Anthropological Examination of the Korean Church’, Transformation, v. 26 (2009), no. 3, pp. 161-173.
‘Ch’udo yebae: A Case Study in the Early Emplantation of Protestant Christianity in Korea’, Journal of Asian Studies, v. 68 (2009), no. 2, pp. 413-434.
'The Kwallye samga of Korea: A Failed Attempt at Christian Accommodation to Confucian Culture' Asian Folklore Studies, v. 66 (2007), pp. 125-140.
'Basil Hall's Account of a Voyage of Discovery: The Value of a British Naval Officer's Account of Travels in the Seas of Eastern Asia in 1816', Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies, v. 7 (2007), no. 1, pp. 1-18.
'Yŏngguk haegun changgyo Bajil Hor-ŭi 1816 nyŏn tongasia hanghaegi' [Captain Basil Hall’s Diary of a Voyage to East Asia in 1816], Tonga munhwa yŏn’gu [Research on East Asian Culture] v. 56 (2006), pp. 109-130 (English summary, pp. 131-132). Korean translation.
'Jinja sampai hantai to junkyō' [Martyrdom and the Rejection of Shinto Shrine Worship], transl. by Ch’oe Kilsŏng, in Ch’oe Kilsŏng and Harada Tamaki, eds., Shokuminchi no Chōsen to Taiwan: reikishi, bunga jinruigaku teki kenkyū [Colonial Korea and Taiwan: Historical and Cultural Anthropological Research] (Tōkyō, Dainichi shobō, 2007), pp. 211-227.
'They First Saw a Mirror: A Korean Folktale as a Form of Social Criticism', v.16 (2006), 1-17, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Third Series.
Winner of the 2006 Barwiss Holliday Award of the Royal Asiatic Society.
'The Grieving Rite: A Protestant Response to Confucian Ancestral Rituals', in Robert E. Buswell, Jr, ed., Religions of Korea in Practice (Princeton UP, 2006). pp.434-448.
'Christianity in East Asia; China, Korea, Japan' (Korea and Japan sections) in Sheridan Gilley, Brian Stanley, eds., Cambridge History of Christianity, v. 8, World Christianities: 1815-1914 (Cambridge, Cambridge UP, 2006).
'A Quarter-Millennium of Christianity in Korea' in Robert E. Buswell, Jr., and Timothy S. Lee, eds., Christianity in Korea (Honolulu, University of Hawai’i Press, 2006), pp. 7 - 25.
' ‘Shinto’ and Japanese Popular Religion: Case Studies of Multivariant Practice from Kyushu and Okinawa', v. 17 (2005), no. 3, 347-367, Japan Forum.
'Christian Impact on Twentieth Century Religious Movements in Korea', special issue on 'Korean Religion and Cultural Values', Korean and Korean American Studies Bulletin, v. 14 (2004), nos. 1/2, pp. 99-120.
'Digging Up Buddhism: Tales Affirming the Antiquity of Buddhism in the Samguk yusa' Acta Koreana v, 7 (2004), no. 2, pp.103-120.
'Rabbit Visits the Dragon Palace: A Korea-Adapted, Buddhist Tale from India', Fabula v. 45 (2004), nos. 1/2, pp. 69-90.
'Susa-no-o: A Culture Hero from Korea', Japan Forum v. 14 (2002), no. 3, pp. 465-487.
'Three Structural Patterns of Korean Foundation Myths', Acta Koreana v. 5 (2002),
no. 2, pp. 1-25.
'The Hŭngbu and Nŏlbu Tale Type: A Korean Double Contrastive Narrative Structure', Folklore, v.112 (2002), no.1, pp. 51-69.
'The Shintō Shrine Conflict and Protestant Martyrs in Korea, 1938-1945', Missiology: An International Review, v. 29 (2001), no. 3, pp. 287-305.
'Cultural Encounter: Korean Protestantism and Other Religious Traditions', International Bulletin of Missionary Research, v. 25, (2001), no. 2, pp 66-72.
'Is the Myth of Tangun Unique? A Study of the Foundation Myths of Korea and Japan', Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies , v. 7 (2000), pp. 19-30.
'The Legacy of John Ross; A Neglected Chapter in the History of Pan-East Asian Missions', International Bulletin of Missionary Research v. 23 (1999) no. 4 pp. 167 172.
'Foundation Myths, Sacred Sites and Ritual: The Case of the Myth of the Three Clan Ancestors of Chejudo Island' Korea Journal, v. 38 (1998) no. 4, pp. 300-330.
'"Sŏngha sindang": The Tutelary Shrine of T’aeha Village, Ullŭng Island, Korea', Asian Folklore Studies v. 57 (1998) pp. 275-291.
'The Myth of Tan’gun: A Dramatic Structure Analysis of a Korean Foundation Myth', Korea Journal , v. 37 (1997), no. 1, pp. 35-52.
'Female Mountain Spirits in Korea: A Neglected Tradition', Asian Folklore Studies, v.55, (1996), pp.119-134.
'Elements of Protestant Accommodation to Korean Religious Culture: A Personal Ethnographic Perspective' Missiology: An International Review, v.23, (1995), pp.43-59.
'Ideology, Religion, and the Roots of Nationalism: Two Case Studies of Revitalization in Late Koryŏ and Late Chosŏn Times' Religion v.24 (1994), pp. 235-251.
'Religion, Nationalism and State Policy: The Conflict Between Christianity and State Shinto in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945' Japan Christian Review v. 64 (1994), pp.111-123.
'The Accommodation of Korean Folk Religion to the Religious Forms of Buddhism: An Example of Reverse Syncretism' Asian Folklore Studies, v.51 (1992), pp.199-217.