Forthcoming in 2015
옥성득 저, 초기 한국 개신교 형성사 [The Making of Korean Christianity, 1876-1915], 새물결플러스, 2015. 

옥성득 편역, 그림으로 보는 그리스도의 삶과 적그리스도의 삶 [Passional Christi und Antichristi by Lucas Cranach, P. Melanchton, and Martin Luther, 1521]. 새물결플러스, 2015.

옥성득 편역, 한국근대간호역사 자료집 2 [Sources of Modern Nursing in Korea]. Volume 2, 1911-1919. Korean Nurses Association, 2015.

옥성득 저, 대한성서공회사, 제3권 1945-2000 [The History of the Korean Bible Society, vol. 3]. Seoul. KBS, 2015. 
옥성득 편역, Samuel Austin Moffett Papers 마포삼열 자료집. Vol. IV  1904-06. Seoul: Soongsil University, 2015. 
옥성득 편역, Samuel Austin Moffett Papers 마포삼열 자료집. Vol. III  1901-1903. Seoul: Soongsil University. December  2015.
옥성득 편역, Samuel Austin Moffett Papers 마포삼열 자료집. Vol. II  1894-1900. Seoul: Soongsil University. December  2015.

 jones book cover G. Heber JonesThe Rise of The Church in Korea (1917) 한국교회형성사: 한국개신교의 여명, 그 첫 이야기. edited, transcribed, & translated by Sung-Deuk Oak (Seoul: Hongsungsa, November 2013). 440 pages 

   * Awarded "2013 Book of the Year" by The Books and Culture: A Christian Review
   * Awarded "Fifteen Outstanding Books of 2013 for Mission Studies" of the International Bulletin of Missionary Research (April 2014): 101.


cover456.jpg - 32.68 Kb A Pictorial History of Modern Nursing in Korea  한국근대간호역사화보집, 1885-1945Seoul: Korean Nurses Association, Feb. 2012, with 400 pictures.   * YouTube
miller3.jpg - 195.77 Kb Historical Documents of the Korean Bible Society. Vol. III. Correspondence of   Hugh Miller 大韓聖書公會歷史資料集 제3권 영국성서공회 한국지부 2대총무 밀러 서신1909-1937.  Seoul: Korean Bible Society,December 2011, 780 pages.   ISBN 978-89-412-9033-9 03230
oaoa.jpg - 21.48 Kb Samuel Austin Moffett Papers 마포삼열서한집. Vol. I  1868-1894. Seoul: Duranno Academy. December  2011, 670 pages.
img170 nh.jpg - 116.58 Kb  Sources of Nursing History in Korea 한국간호역사자료집, Vol. I. 1886- 1911. Seoul: Korean Nurses Association, October 2011, 857 pages"Front matters and Preface" UCLA CSW newsletter
5 u .jpg - 59.42 Kb The Five volume series of Underwood Papers completed. Chosun Ilbo, March 31, 2010
Notice: The second edition of Underwood Papers. Vol. I is published in November 2010. The 5 volume set can be purchased at Yonsei University Institute of Korea Studies: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or email me.

5.jpg - 7.01 Kb Horace Grant Underwood and Lillias Horton Underwood Papers. Vol. V. Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2010. 747 pages.



hanbando.jpg - 36.88 Kb 韓半島大復興 The First Great Revivals: Pictorial History of Korean Protestant Christianity, 1900-The First Great Revivals: Pictorial History of Korean Protestant Christianity, 1900-1910. Seoul: Hongsungsa, 2009. 431 pages, 350 pictures and photos. Chosun Ilbo, Feb. 13, 2009 제26회 한국기독교출판문화상 목회자료부문 우수상 수상

untitled-1 copy.jpg - 26.25 Kb Horace Grant Underwood and Lillias Horton Underwood Papers. Vol. IV. Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2009. 837 pages.
revival 1.jpg - 25.32 Kb Primary Sources of the Great Revival Movement in Korea, 1903-1908. by several editors and trnslators. Seoul: Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary Press, 2007. 574 pages. ITs English text was transcribed and edited by Oak. 
uuu 003.jpg - 35.83 Kb Horace Grant Underwood and Lillias Horton Underwood Papers. Vol. III. Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2007. 689 pages.
kbs 010.jpg - 52.18 Kb Documents of the Korean Bible Society. Vol. II. Correspondence of Alexander Kenmure, 1900-1905 Seoul: Korean Bible Society, 2007. 669 pages.
selected m.jpg - 22.20 Kb Selected Materials of the Korea Mission of the PCUSA, 1886-1950. Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, 2006. 356 pages.
uu 002.jpg - 1006.02 Kb Horace Grant Underwood and Lillias Horton Underwood Papers. Vol. II. Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2005. 747 pages. 
uuu 001.jpg - 33.29 Kb Horace Grant Underwood and Lillias Horton Underwood Papers.Vol. I. Seoul: YonseiUniversity Press, 2004.  761 pgs.
kbs 011.jpg - 69.57 Kb Documents of the Korean Bible Society. Vol. 1. Correspondence of John Ross and Correspondence of Henry Loomis, 1880-1911. Seoul: Korean Bible Society, 2004. 701 pgs.
skc 002.jpg - 55.58 Kb Sources of Korean Christianity, 1832-1945. Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, 2004. 509 pgs. 
books 韓國基督敎醫療史 [A History of Christian Medical Mission in Korea, 1884-1945] 이만열 저. Seoul: Acanet. Its first darft was written by Oak in 1985-86.
pughan 北韓敎會史 [History of Christianity in Northern Korea]. 편찬위원회 공저. Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History. First two chapters were written by Oak. 
img054.jpg - 49.90 Kb 大韓聖書公會史. Vol. II [History of the Korean Bible Society]. 옥성득 외. Seoul: Korean Bible Society, 1994. 737 pgs.  
kbs 1.jpg - 43.32 Kb 大韓聖書公會史. Vol. I [History of the Korean Bible Society]. 옥성득 이만열 공저. Seoul: Korean Bible Society, 1993. 500 pgs.  

appen이만열 편, 아펜젤러: 한국에 온 첫 선교사 [ Henry Gehard Appenzeller: His Biography and Selected Papers]. Yonsei University Press.  Selected Papers were made by Sung-Deuk Oak.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2016 Protestantism Comes East: the Korean Example” (forthcoming)

2015  "Presbyterian Mission Methods and Policies in Korea, 1876 -1910” (forthcoming) 


2015 " A Decade of Missiological Controversies in the Presbyterian Church in Korea, 1894-1904" (forthcoming)

2015 "A Genealogy of Chejungwŏn, the First Modern Hospital in Korea, 1885-1904: Searching for Its Identity between the Governments and the Missions (forthcoming) 

2015 “A Genealogy of Protestant Theologies of Religions in Korea, 1876-1910: Protestantism as the Religion of Civilization and Fulfilment,” in Anselm Kyungseok Min ed. Korean Relions in Relation: Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity: Essays in Honor of Professor Wi Jo Kang (Albany, NY: State University of  New York Press). 

2014  새 移民法 50周年과 美州 韓人敎會의 方向” [ The Jubilee of the Hart-Celler Act and the Future of the Korean American Protestant Churches]. In Jacob Lee ed. 미주 한인의 뿌리, 현재의 도전, 미래의 방향.


2012 "Competing Chinese Names for God: The Chinese Term Question and Its Influence upon Korea," Journal of Korean Religions 3-2 (Seogang University, Seoul: Oct. 2012): 1-27.


2012 "Major Protestant Revivals in Korea, 1903-1935," Studies of World Christianity 18.3 (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh: Oct. 2012): 269–290.


2012 "初期改新敎看護와看護敎育의正體性: 1903年에設立된保救女館看護員養成學敎와에드먼즈를 中心으로" [Identities of Early Modern Nursing and Nursing Education in Korea] 한국기독교와역사(IKCH, Seoul: March 2012): 185-225.


2011 "舊譯本聖經全書(1911)飜譯, 出版, 頒布의歷史的意味" [Historical Meanings of the Translation, Publication, and Distribution of the First Korean Bible in 1911]. in «한글성경이한국교회와사회, 국어문화에끼친영향» (Seoul: Korean Bible Society, 2011), 136-182.


2010 "Images of the Cross in Early Modern Korea: The Geomantic Prophecy of the Chŏnggam-nok and the Protestant Flag of the Red Cross," Journal of Korean Religions 1 (Seogang University, Seoul: September 2010):117-161.


2010 “Healing and Exorcism: Christian Encounters with Shamanism in Early Modern Korea,” Asian Ethnology65:1 (Nanzan University, Nagoya: July 2010): 99-135.


2009 “Edinburgh 1910, Fulfillment Theory, and Missionaries in China and Korea.” Journal of Asian and Asian American Theology IX (Claremont School of Theology, March 2009): 29-51.


2008 "美國韓人基督敎會의社會的責任" [Social Responsibility of the Korean American Churches]. 한국기독교와역사 [Christianity and History in Korea] 30 (Seoul: IKCH, September 2008): 30-75.


2008 “Rethinking the 1907 Great Revival Movement.” International Journal of Christian Studies V-1(Soongsil University, Seoul: June 2008): 125-165.


2008 “初期韓國改新敎禮拜堂의發展過程과特性” [Spatial Characteristics of the Early Protestant Church Buildings in Korea: Christian Modernity and Indigenization, 1896-1912]. 동방학지Tongbang Hakchi [Journal of Korean Studies] 141 (Yonsei University, Seoul: March 2008): 267-321.


2006 “平壤大復興과 吉善宙 靈性의 道敎的 影響” [Seismic Shifts in Spirituality of Daoist Christians in P’yǒngyang: Kil Sǒnju and the Great Revival Movement in 1907]. 한국기독교와역사 25 (September 2006): 7-35.


2006 “The Azusa Street Revival, 1906-1909: Its Characteristics and Comparison with the 1907 Great Revival in Korea.” In Won-mo Suh ed., Protestant Revivals in the 20th Century and Pyongyang Great Awakening Movement(Seoul: Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary), 353-411.


2005 “Chinese Tracts and Early Korean Protestantism,” in Robert E. Buswell and Timothy S. Lee eds., Christianity in Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 72-93.


2004 “初期韓國改新敎와祭祀問題” [Christian Encounter with Ancestor Worship in Korea, 1880-1910].동방학지 Tongbang Hakchi 125 (September 2004): 33-68.


2003 “선교사무어의복음주의선교신학” [Samuel F. Moore’s Evangelical Mission Theology]. 한국기독교와역사 19 (September 2003): 31-76.


2003 “Encounter of Christianity with Taoism in Korea, 1894-1910.” In Select Papers of the Korean Studies Graduate Student Conference, vol. 2. Cambridge : Korea Institute, Harvard University.


2002 “初期韓國改新敎와妻妾制問題” [The Polygamy Question in Korea, 1890-1910]. 한국기독교와역사16 (February 2002): 7-34.


2002 “North American Missionaries’ Understanding of the Tan’gun and Kija Myths of Korea.” Acta Koreana 5:1 (January2002): 51-73.


2001 “Shamanistic Tan’gun and Christian Hanǎnim: Protestant Missionaries’ Interpretation of the Korean Founding Myth.” Studies in World Christianity 7-1 (2001): 42-57.


2001 “初期韓國改新敎의檀君神話理解 [Early Korean Protestant Understanding of the Tan’gun Myth].” Yi Mahn-yol, 한국기독교와민족통일운동 [Korean Christianity and the National Unification Movement].Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, 322-339.


2000 “韓日合邦前後崔炳憲牧使의時代認識” [Ch’oe Pyŏnghŏn’s Sermons in 1913: His Understanding of Contemporary History].한국기독교와역사 13 (September 2000): 43-72.


1999 “韓國監理敎의初期宣敎神學” [Franklin Ohlinger and Methodist Evangelical Mission Theology in Korea, 1885-1894]. 한국기독교와역사 11 (September 1999): 7-40.


1998 “韓國長老敎의初期宣敎政策” [Early Presbyterian Mission Policy in Korea, 1884-1903]. 한국기독교와역사 9 (September 1998): 117-188.


1996 “Ch. 1. 北韓의自然環境과歷史 [The Natural Environment and History of North Korea]” and “Ch. 2. 改新敎收容의歷史 [Introduction of Protestantism to North Korea].” In 북한교회사[History ofChristianity in North Korea]. Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, 18-54.


1993 "改新敎傳來期神名稱論爭" [The Term Question in Early Protestantism]. 기독교사상 [Christian Thought] 37:10 (Oct. 1993): 200-223.


2002  “The Indigenization of Christianity in Korea: North American Missionaries’ Attitudes towards
              Korean Religions, 1884-1910,” Th. D. Boston University School of Theology (Readers: Dana L.

              Robert, Chai-sik Chung). 

1993  "한글聖經飜譯에나타난主要論爭硏究 [Major Controversies over the Bible Translation in Korea, 1880-1945].” Th. M., Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul. 
1991  "用語 '하나님'의 歷史  [A History of "Hananim," the  Korean Term for God]. M. Div. Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  
1988  "로스本과 韓國改新敎 [The Ross Version and Korean Protestantism]." BA. Korean History, Seoul National University  



Introductions to Primary Sources

           1908].  한국기독교와 역사 26 (March 2007): 215-232.
2006  “살 길로 나가자 YMCA Lecture Tract Series in 1926,” 한국 기독교와 역사 [Christianity and History in
            Korea] 24 (Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, March 2006): pp. 269-303. 
2001  "백범 김구의 개종과 초기 전도 활동" [Kim Ku's Conversion and Evangelistic Work, 1904-05].
            한국기독교역사연구소소식 47 (March 2001): 27-31. 
2000  "브라운 총무의 1901년 한국방문 보고서: Report of A. J, Brown's Visit to Korea (1902)."
            한국기독교와 역사 13 (September 2000): 155-197. 
1999  "초기 한국 개신교인들의 신앙고백" [Confessions of Faith of Early Korean Protestant Christians, 
            1894-1910," 한국기독교역사연구소소식 34 (Jan. 1999): 46-50.
           (August 1900): 384-392 & (September 1900): 446-450," 한국기독교와 역사 8 (March 1998): 269-287.
1991  "한국 기독교의 여명: John Ross, "The Christian Dawn in Korea," Missionary Review of the World (April
           1890): 241-248," 한국기독교와 역사 1 (January 1991): 163-174. 

Essays in Korean


2012-13 초기 한국 간호 역사 
  2 첫 공식 간호원들: 성공회의 히스코트, 웹스터, 로이스, 1891-92
  3 제중원의 첫 공식 간호원: 안나 제컵슨의 헌신적인 삶, 1895-97
  4 세브란스병원 간호를 세운 에스더 쉴즈, 1897
  5 한국 간호교육의 선구자 마가레트 에드먼즈, 1903
  7 첫 한국인 간호원 가관식: 보구녀관 간호원양성학교, 1906년
  8  첫 한글 《간호교과셔》의 발간, 1908년
  9  첫 한국인 졸업간호원 이그레이스, 1908
  8  첫 한국인 졸업간호원 김마르다, 1908년
10 세브란스병원 간호원양성학교 제1회 졸업생 김배세, 1910년
12 첫 한국인 간호원회 조직, 1910년

2010-11  "한국 개신교 처음 이야기 [The First Things of Korean Protestantism]."
  * 첫 세례, 만주영구교회에서 세례를 받은 4명의 의주 청년, 1879년
  * 첫 한글 복음서, 로스의 요한복음, 1882년
  * 첫 목회선교사 언더우드, 1885년
  * 첫 조직 교회, 새문안장로교회와 정동제일감리교회, 1887년
  * 첫 성탄절, 1887년
  * 마페트와 게일 걸어서 서울-평양-의주-만주(영구-심양)-함흥-원산-서울을 여행하다, 1891년 
  * 첫 설교문/전도문: 올링거의 나병론, 1891년
  * 첫 한국인 작사 찬송가, 1894년
  * 첫 개신교인 박해 사건, 평양 박해와 김창식의 고백, 1894년
  * 첫 기독교 신문, 1897년
  * 첫 새벽기도회, 1891-98년
   * 첫 여자 의사, 첫 의료 선교사 박에스더, 1900년
  * 첫 신학교 평양 장로회신학교 개교, 1901년  
  * 첫 간호교육기관 보구여관 간호원양성학교 개원, 1903년
  * 첫 항일운동: 위국기도회, 1905년
  * 첫 기독교 대학, 평양 숭실대학, 개교, 1906년
  * 첫 한국인 장로교 목사 7인 안수식과 노회 조직, 1907년
  * 첫 한국인 의사 배출: 세브란스병원의학교 제1회 졸업식, 1908년
  * 첫 전국전도운동, 백만명구령운동, 1909년
   * 첫 성경전서의 출판, 1911년
  * 남녀분리의 예배실 휘장 첫 철거, 1912년
  * 장로회 총회 조직, 1912년