Gyeong-Ok Jeong was born in Jindo in 1903 and died in 1945 at the age of 42.
He took the charge of the various roles as great Methodist minister, systematic theologian, Christian author, theology professor, preacher under a colonial policy of Japan. The purpose of this study is to analyze Gyeong-Ok Jeong’s pragmatic theology, focusing on the piety and sanctification. First, in order to achieve this objective, this research focuses on ‘the view of the Bible and Methodist doctrine in pragmatism’ and ‘pragmatism line.’ In particular, analyzing Jeong’s confession and pragmatic theological thoughts, this paper clarifies what is his main theological line and perspectives on the nature of Christianity. Second, this research analyzes the main aspects of his inner confession and pragmatic theology such as ‘the pragmatic view of the Bible’, ‘anti-dogmatism’, ‘the pragmatic understanding of Methodist doctrine’, and so forth. Third, this paper concentrates on his pragmatism line such as ‘history and experience’, ‘indigenous theology’, ‘the historicity of theology’, ‘the view of Christian morality’, and so on.’