Behind the Myth

Stephen Redeker explains the most famous Korean creation myth, “Dangun, the first Korean King”. So does this myth shed some light on Korea’s modern day beliefs?

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The Jikji

Was Gutenberg’s printing press the first in the world? Heungdeok Temple monks used moveable type to create the UNESCO recognized Jikji in 1372.

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Behind the Myth: Korea’s drug history

South Korea has a reputation for being almost drug-free. This article focuses on an earlier time when drugs were available in South Korea & many were addicted.

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