About the Author
Award Winning Author
Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon
Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon is a spiritual leader, peace advocate, and social entrepreneur. Born in Korea to a family active for Korean independence and unification over four generations, his background gives him a unique perspective on Korea’s future and its global significance for peace and development. Dr. Moon is a recognized and knowledgeable thought leader on Korean reunification and author of the award-winning book, “Korean Dream: A Vision for a Unified Korea.” He has initiated and provides ongoing leadership for Action for Korea United, a grassroots coalition of over 900 civil organizations in Korea focused on spreading awareness of the importance of Korea reunification and building consensus on the vision of the unified Korea. In various capacities, Dr. Moon works across lines of identity including culture, ethnicity, nationality and religion to foster the moral, innovative leadership necessary to resolve the most pressing issues in our world today. He is founder and chairman of the Global Peace Foundation (GPF), established in 2009 and currently active in over 20 countries, advancing a unique, values-based approach to peacebuilding and development. Dr. Moon also founded the Family Peace Association (FPA). FPA engages individuals, families and organizations in building God-centered families as the foundation of a peaceful world. To learn more about Dr. Preston Moon’s background, work, and current initiatives, visit hyunjinmoon.com.
U.S. DIA DIRECTOR’S READING LIST 2018
Read and recommended by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Director under Global Analysis.
2014 BOOK OF THE YEAR
Recognized with the Republic of Korea Award for Publication, Culture and the Arts in 2014.
“I suggest to those who love our nation, our country, and those who wish for the peace and prosperity of humankind to read this book.”
President, Hansun Foundation for Freedom & Happiness Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
“By clearly narrating that achieving unification as the first objective in fulfilling the Korean Dream, the book has explicitly shown us the task of our generation.”
—Soon Kyung Hong
Chairperson, Committee for Democratization of North Korea Member, Presidential Committee for National Cohesion
“Dr. Moon’s vision for a unified Korea is contagious. The time is ripe for Korea to experience peace. Believe in the dream. Read the book.”