9 December 1902
|Died||19 April 2000 (aged 97)|
|Other names||Pastor Han|
|Citizenship||Republic of Korea|
|Occupation||Cleric, theologian, author|
|Parent(s)||Do-pung Han & Mrs Lee|
|Church||Presbyterian Church of Korea (TongHap)|
|Writings||Kyung-Chik Han collection, May the Words of My Mouth|
|Youngnak Presbyterian Church, Seoul|
|Revised Romanization||Han Gyeong-jik|
Born in Kan-ri, P'yŏngwŏn County, Korea, Han graduated from Soongsil University (B. S. 1925), the College of Emporia (B. A. 1926), and Princeton Theological Seminary (B. D. 1929). Ordained in 1933 by the Presbyterian Church of Korea, Han later founded Youngnak Presbyterian Church in 1945, which he pastored until 1973 and served as a Pastor Emeritus until his death. At the time that he received the Templeton Prize, membership of Youngnak Presbyterian Church had grown to 60,000 and the church had fostered about 500 sister churches worldwide.
- "South Korean Pastor Wins Templeton Prize". orlandosentinel. Religious News Service. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- "Kyung-Chik Han collection". University of Toronto Libraries. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
- Templeton Foundation Press: Sir John Templeton Archived 2008-01-04 at the Wayback Machine
- CHRONICLE - New York Times New York Times