Kim is Professor of Religion, Emeritus, who has taught mainly Asian
religions and philosophies since 1971. He received his Ph.D.
in Comparative Religion from Temple University in 1969.
Dr. Kimís research areas include Korean religions and
philosophies, especially Chondogyo/Donghak and Korean
has published an introductory text on Asian religions and a
book on Chondogyo and numerous articles on Korean religions
and philosophies. He
has received fellowships, grants, and stipends from Korea
Foundation, National Endowment of Humanities, and
Thought: An Introduction to the Philosophical and Religious
Thought of Asia, Charles Thomas, 1973; reprinted by Rowman and Littlefield, 1989.
Chondogyo Concept of Man: An Essence of Korean Thought, Pan
Korea (Bomhan) Book Co., 1978.
Editor (and a main author), Encyclopedia
of Asian Philosophy, Edited by Oliver Leaman, Routledge,