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Crossing Over the Gender Boundary in a Gray Robe: The Life of Myoom, a Korean Buddhist Nun

Chung, Inyoung
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Chung, Inyoung
Advisor
Hoehler-Fatton, Cynthia
Dimberg, Ronald
Lang, Karen
Yi, Hyangsoon
Groner, Paul
Abstract
This dissertation is a study of the life of Myom (1932 - ), an eminent Korean nun and educator of contemporary Korean nuns. The main purpose in studying the life of Myom was to investigate how Korean nuns have revitalized their order over the past few decades, and what the key factors were in the transformation of the new images and roles of contemporary Korean nuns. Note: Abstract extracted from PDF text
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of Religious Studies, PHD, 2008
Published Date
2008-12-01
Degree
PHD
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