Kim, Yunkuk David. Over the Mountain, Across the Water: Autobiography of a Christian from North Korea

Kim, Yunkuk David. Over the Mountain, Across the Water: Autobiography of a Christian from North Korea

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Kim, Yunkuk David. Over the Mountain, Across the Water: Autobiography of a Christian from North Korea. Western Washington University: Center for East Asian Studies, 1999. 1st . ISBN: 0914584227.

Signed & inscribed by the author, October, 2007. Oversized paperback, 7 x 9 1/2, 478 clean pp., a few creases to the back cover. Very good. Paperback.  [355] 

Studies on East Asia, Volume 22.

"Those who take up the book, Over the Mountain, Across the Water, quickly discover that the Rev. Yunkuk David Kim is a skillful storyteller, acting as a guide to introduce his remarkable life journey. Along the way, he also thoughtfully explains Korean customs, Japanese colonial rule, communist ideology, church controversy in Korea, and unique challenges of ministry faced by Koreans in Korea and in the United States." - Foreword.

Rev. Yunkuk David Kim (1922-2016), b. near the Yalu River in northwestern Korea; d. Fairfax Station, VA. He was born at a Presbyterian mission hospital and was educated by Presbyterian missionaries. After service in the Republic of Korea Army, he earned a master's degree at Princeton Theological Seminary. His sufferings included imprisonment by the communists. Kim earned five different academic degrees, was senior pastor of Youngnak Presbyterian Church in Seoul, and was a college and seminary professor of Old Testament studies.