Goryeoin Village in Gwangju, South Korea, and Its Socio-Cultural-Historical Significance

  • Huei-Chun Teng (Graduate School of Business at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) ;
  • Jun-Ki Chung (Institute for Pietatis Theologia, Kwangshin University)
  • Published : 2024.06.30


The vast majority of people value humanity's ability to live in peace and stability. However, there are disparities between the concept of peace and what people experience daily within their community. As a result, before any society can begin to address the difficulties at hand, it must first have a thorough awareness of the socio-cultural-historical identities, ways of life, and value systems that have produced them. When a social community's culture, traditions, and ideals are ignored, members of the society become distrustful of one another. As this mistrust grows, various unfavorable societal occurrences can result. In this study, we will provide a model that has been successful in harmonizing these challenging issues in Gwangju Goryeoin Village in South Korea.



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