Don Baker's Site

Korean history and religion

Welcome to Don Baker's Korean History and Religion Site

This site will provide a portal into my work on Korean religion and Korean history.

Email me at if any of the links on the site are broken and I will try to correct them.


Books I have written, translated, or co-edited:

Korean Spirituality   (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008)







Chosŏn Hugi Yugyo wa Ch'ŏnju-gyo ŭi Taerip [The Confucian Confrontation with Catholicism in the Latter Half of the Chosŏn Dynasty]  A collection of nine of my articles, translated into Korean by  Kim Seyun (Seoul: Iljogak Publishing Co., 1997).


Heo Gyun, Korean Gardens:  Harmony with Intellect and Nature  (London, UK: Saffron Book, 2005)


Don Baker, Chang Yun-shik and Seok Hyun-ho, co-editors, Korea Confronts Globalization, (Routledge, 2008)

Don Baker and Kim Han-kyo, ed. Sourcebook of Korean Civilization,  Volume II (New York: Columbia University Press, 1996)

Don Baker, Larry DeVries, and Dan Overmyer, co-editors, Asian Religions in British Columbia (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010)