Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Byung Hun Choi papers, 1908 -- 2008

Byung Hun Choi papers, 1908 -- 2008

This series is open for research.

1.5 linear feet; 1.5 linear feet; 4 boxes

This series contains primary and secondary source materials on the biographical history of Choi, his theological philosophies and writings, as well as detailed descriptions of the Methodist movement in Korea. The Choi papers include photocopies of Byung Hun Choi's original writings, written in Hanja. The subject of his writings are often theological in matter, some examining Protestant Christianity in relation to Catholicism, while other writings display his efforts to integrate Confucian philosophies with Christian theology. His publications reveal an interest in both Buddhism and Christianity. Other materials in the Choi papers are modern playbills, memorial service pamphlets, and other various leaflets that show Choi's influence on the Methodist culture in Korea today. Box 1 and box 2 contain copies of original manuscripts written by Choi written in Hanja. Two copies of manuscripts are not written by Choi, but were written by anonymous authors. The first is contained in box 1, folder 9 and is entitled "Biography of Choi Byung Hun Choi-Byung-HunSeon-Saeng-Yak-Jun," 1930. The second manuscript copy written by an anonymous author can be found in box 2, folder 1 and is entitled "Dr. Taksa Biography" [19??]. Box 3 contains published secondary sources materials that are written in either Korean or English, and Box 4 contains personal correspondence and pamphlets.

This series is roughly arranged by material type: Primary Source Materials, Copies of Manuscripts; Secondary Source Materials, Published Books; and Correspondence and Pamphlets.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Christian Apologetics on Bible, Pope, Communion, 1908

Box 1 Folder 2 Official Report to Gvmt about Activity as Royal Commissioner on Chung Cheong Province and Work to Settle the Peasant Revolt, 1908

Box 1 Folder 3 Introducing World Religions. Sung-Sahn-Myung-Kyung, 1910

Box 1 Folder 4 Speeches, 1910

Box 1 Folder 5 Missionary Report, Korean Methodist Church: Ge-Chuk Mission, 1912 -- 1917

Box 1 Folder 6 Apologetics on Religion, 1916

Box 1 Folder 7 Introducing Philosophies of the World Han-Chul-Jip-Yo, 1922

Box 1 Folder 8 The World of Religion, 1922

Box 1 Folder 9 Biography, Choi Byung Hun Choi-Byung-Hun-Seon-Saeng-Yak-Jun, 1930

Box 1 Folder 10 Published Lectures, Taksa, Choi Byung Hun Collection of Lectures, 1999

Box 2 Folder 1 Dr. Taksa Biography, circa 1908 -- 1999

Box 2 Folder 2 Apologetics for Christianity Shin-Chun-Ohng, circa 1908 -- 1999

Box 2 Folder 3 Outside of the Gate Chang-eui, circa 1908 -- 1909

Box 2 Folder 4 Writings for Mission, Articles, circa 1908 -- 1909

Box 3 Folder 1 Korean Independence Movement: March 1st Movement the Historical Record, 2001

Box 3 Folder 2 Methodist History in Korea, 2001

Box 3 Folder 3 Symposium on the Life and Thought of Taksa- Articles, 2002

Box 3 Folder 4 Lecture on Taksa's Life and Thought, 2003

Box 3 Folder 5 Basic Research for Building the Memorial of Taksa Choi Byung Hun, 2008

Box 3 Folder 6 Christian Novel Consisting of an Original Series, Published as One Unit, 2008

Box 3 Folder 7 Taksa, Reverend Byung Hun Choi's Life and Thoughts, 2008

Box 4 Folder 1 Personal Correspondence, Grace Choi and Charles and Dinah Choi, 1969-06-24

Box 4 Folder 2 Pamphlet, Historical Legacy and Theological Thought of Taksa Choi Byung Hun, 1995

Box 4 Folder 3 Pamphlet, Service Program for the 74th Memorial Service Worship Ceremony, Chung-Ahng Church, Seoul, 2001

Box 4 Folder 4 Pamphlet, Symposium on the Life and Thought of Taksa, 2002

Box 4 Folder 5 Pamphlet, Lecture on Taksa's Life and Thought, Seoul Park Hotel, JeChun, 2003

Box 4 Folder 6 Pamphlet, Memorial Service- Birthday Celebration Appenzeller and Choi Byung Hun, Shinwol Church, 2004

Box 4 Folder 7 Pamphlet, Taksa, the Echo of the Peninsula, Je-Chun Theater/ City Cultural Center, 2004