Professor James Grayson

Honorary Fellow
Tel.:
+44 (0)114 222 8418
Email:
j.h.grayson@wreac.org

1979 PhD (History of religions), Edinburgh; 1971 MDiv (Systematic Theology), Duke; 1968 MA (Anthropology), Columbia; 1966 BA (Sociology/Anthropology), Rutgers.

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Selected publications

  • Myths and Legends from Korea : A Compendium of Ancient and Modern Materials (Curzon, 2001)
  • 'Shinto and Japanese Popular Religion: Case Studies of Multivariant Practice from Kyushu and Okinawa', Japan Forum v. 17 (2005), no. 3.
  • '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 Hungbu and Nolbu Tale Type: A Korean Double Contrastive Narrative Structure', Folklore , v.112 (2002), no.1, pp. 51-69.
  • 'The Shinto 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.
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